American Standard’s Beale Kitchen Sink Faucet – Thoughtful Design in Action

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Kitchen design that is beautiful, functional and thoughtful can last through all stages of life. American Standard’s pull-down, touch-less “Beale” kitchen faucet is a perfect example of thoughtful design that offers easy to use features for hands of all ages  – from little hands to aging, arthritis ravaged hands and everything in between. When my parents were looking to update … Read More

Design Tour of Five Star EME Catedral Hotel in Seville Spain

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The EME Catedral hotel in the center of Seville’s historic and commercial district hides a surprising design secret behind its architecturally prim and proper facade of wrought iron balconies ornately adorned in fancy lace inspired details. Billed as an avante-garde boutique hotel the EME Catedral in Seville’s historic city center is just mere steps from the famed 16th century Cathedral of Seville. … Read More

Creative Cafe // Textile Artist Jana Platina Phipps

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Trim Queen Jana Platina Phipps in surrounded by luxe textiles and trims.

There are times I have to pinch myself to snap back to reality – to realize that I’m not dreaming this incredible world I live in. A world filled with exquisitely talented creative dynamos like the one and only Trim Queen, Jana Platina Phipps.  Today in the Creative Cafe we are graced with the company of this charismatic textile artist that … Read More

8 Stunning & Inspiring Interiors: Junior League of High Point Showhouse

Carmen NatschkeInteriors by Design

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Contemporary Bohemian chic meets International art collector style in this vibrant, color-saturated, glamorous art gallery haven room design by Holly Hollingsworth Phillips of The English Room. Serene guest room in monochromatic tones of green accented with grays, makes for the perfect retreat from the madcap world. Design by Lance Jackson and David Ecton of Parker Kennedy Living. Tailored romance meets ... Read More