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Paola Navone for Crate&Barrel

Paola Navone for Crate&Barrel

Another beautiful cooperation between a major designer and a retail giant is that of Paola Navone and Crate&Barrel. The brilliant architect, interior designer, art director and event designer, Paola Navone hit the ball out of the ballpark with 3 stunning collections that debuted couple of weeks ago and are getting enthusiastic reception from C&B customers. […]

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Summer Decorating Guide: Outdoor Entertaining

Summer Decorating Guide: Outdoor Entertaining

Here is part three on this week’s summer decorating guide. Today it’s all about relaxed time spent with friends and family while entertaining outdoors. And if it’s to be relaxed, it has to be easy! Here are 5 tips for a stress-free outdoor meal. 1. Set up a bar so guests can help themselves to drinks. […]

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Summer Decorating Guide: Color Splash

Summer Decorating Guide: Color Splash

  Summer decorating is all about color and what better time to add some juiciness to your life? It’s easy to add some new energy to your space with a single dash of color. Pick a color you love and run with it! Buy accessories in your favorite hue and group them together for visual impact. It can […]

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Summer Decorating Guide: Decorating with Coral and Shells

Summer Decorating Guide: Decorating with Coral and Shells

Summer decorating should be easy and fun. Simple arrangements and pretty colors make for best summer vignettes. And what says summer more than coral and shells? Since many species of coral are endangered, I prefer to use faux coral in my project. See below how I incorporated pieces of faux red and black coral into […]

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Alexa Hampton Honored at Innovation in Design Awards Gala

Alexa Hampton Honored at Innovation in Design Awards Gala

I had so much fun last night tweeting live from 2012 Innovation in Design Awards ceremony. In its 6th edition this year, 2012 IDAS honored the hugely talented Alexa Hampton who was the recipient of the Connecticut Cottages & Gardens Innovator Award. I was dying to show you the photo of the beautiful Alexa accepting […]

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Red Onion

Red Onion

Twelve years ago I was decorating my first condo – it was a labor of love and the project that jump started my career as a designer. I had a small collection of antiques, all from a singular source of Warsaw’s greatest Sunday antique and flea market – those Sunday trips were a little tradition that my mom […]

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Stylish Kitchen for the Holidays

Stylish Kitchen for the Holidays

As you are preparing your home for the holiday season, we’ve put together 5 tips to a stylish kitchen for the holidays. 1) Start with the centerpiece: When guests enter your kitchen, welcome them with an organic, festive centerpiece of fruit and leaves. One of our favorites is one a wreath made of pomegranites and magnolia leaves from Restoration Hardware, […]

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Bulgari and Pellegrino

Bulgari and Pellegrino

Our friends at Pursuitist report that Italian water brand San Pellegrino has teamed up with Bulgari on a limited edition bottle. The bottle celebrates the 125th anniversary of the luxury jewelry brand. From the product page: Italian sparkling mineral water San Pellegrino has undergone a temporary transformation, after accepting Bvlgari’s invitation to mark the luxury […]

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Designer Espresso

Designer Espresso

Spring is almost here! It is just a question of (very little) time when we will be sitting at oudoor cafe tables sipping espresso. Very European! For those who prefer to get their espresso at home, we found those fantastic and very design-y cups. What a perfect spring gift for a friend who has it all.

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Hermes Furniture Collection

Hermes Furniture Collection

The house of Hermes introduces it’s first furniture collection! The world’s most coveted brand, known first for their leather goods, gorgeous silk scarves and accessories is going to leave its mark on the world of furniture.

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