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Innovative Design Find: The Two Way Chaise Lounge

I’m always on the lookout for innovative design finds and my latest discovery is the Two Way Chaise Lounge because it offers a better way to sunbathe. Invented by interior designer Kate Clarke, the Two Way Chaise Lounge is designed to raise up or down on either end so you can follow the sun’s rays […]

Modern-ish, The Latest Iteration of Contemporary Style

Most of you know that I express my passion for design as both as Design Journalist and a Decorator. I’m always on the hunt for the latest looks and trends to keep you up to date on the ever-evolving world of style. When it comes to my personal home, I try to stay current and […]

Design Hotel Debuts in Fort Lauderdale Capturing the Culture & Style of Boating Life

Tryp Maritime hotel in Fort Lauderdale Offers Authentic Accommodations for Design Tourists When a hotel captures the essence of the local culture and community through fixtures, furnishings, materials, art, amenities, and experiences, I call it a Design Hotel— authentic accommodations with a sense of place.   Wyndham recently opened the Tryp Maritime hotel in Fort […]

Brooklyn’s Contemporary Design Scene

Brooklyn has a thriving and prolific community of artists, artisans, craftspeople, and designers that puts it on par with other hubs of craftsmanship around the world. Products bearing the Brooklyn-Made certification are coveted by collectors and design aesthetes interested in authenticity and the backstory of pieces they acquire. Once a year, the borough showcases its maker […]

Trendspotting at The 2018 New American Home:

I recently toured The 2018 New American Home, the official show home of the NAHB International Builders’ Show known as IBS held in Orlando, Florida. I was joined by interior designer Kate Clarke, President of Homes Reimagined, who decorated the home and specified many of its architectural features.  Located in Bella Collina in town of Monteverde, about […]

The Design King of Knurling, Massimo Buster Minale Inspires This Year’s Biggest Trend

Buster + Punch’s Trifecta of Muses: Motorcycles, Metalwork & Music Architect and industrial designer Massimo Buster Minale calls himself the Black Sheep of the Design World creating products from lighting to custom motorcycles that blend knurled detailing with rock star chic. I first met Massimo in 2013, at The London Design Festival where he was […]

EnLightening Trends For Hip Home Style

Expert Insight on The Latest Lighting Trends from Jeff Dross, Kichler Lighting For the latest looks in lighting, I recently spoke with Lighting Trends Expert, Jeffrey R Dross, Kichler Corporate Director, Education and Industry Trends. Here is his take on light styles in 2018 and beyond.  What are the latest lighting styles/designs/materials resonating with consumers […]