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Modern in Murano: The Sisters Sent’s Wearable Glass Jewelry

Modern in Murano: The Sisters Sent’s Wearable Glass Jewelry

When Venice was an island of wooden structures in the thirteenth century, glassmakers were confined to the neighboring island of Murano. Because of the threat of fire, it was too dangerous to allow them to remain in Venice. The foundries moved in 1291, all the better to isolate the craft ...

True Talents: Messe Frankfurt's Nicolette Naumann

True Talents: Messe Frankfurt's Nicolette Naumann

An intimate insider’s view at the talent behind Messe Frankfurt’s storied Talents program. An inspiring interview with Nicolette Baumann.

Fall 2012 Home Decor & Color Palette: Inspired by Seasonal Change

Fall 2012 Home Decor & Color Palette: Inspired by Seasonal Change

What Inspires Me: “A bit obsessed with the texture and contrast in the impeccable new collection from D. Bryant Archie - had me instantly enamored. Crafted from vintage fabrics and alpaca hand-woven in Peru these additions to her already stellar brand are spot on trend for 2012. ...

Time Travel in Design: Mixing Traditional & Contemporary Elements

Time Travel in Design: Mixing Traditional & Contemporary Elements

What Inspires Me: “The photo attached is of a music director’s office I designed in Fairfield,Connecticut. What I find inspiring is the mix of elements – traditional and contemporary, the meaningful color (Benjamin Moore Mozart Blue), and the personal touches that allow the client’s personality to shine ...

The Perfect Intersection of Form & Function: Designing Timeless Interiors

The Perfect Intersection of Form & Function: Designing Timeless Interiors

  What Inspires Me: “Many things inspire me; from an eye-catching interior space dressed in layers of lighting to a beautiful slender architectural structure strategically highlighted by the setting sun. But there is one piece of furniture that strikes my inspirational chord every time I cast an eye ...

Delighting the Senses with Great Design

Delighting the Senses with Great Design

What Inspires Me: “It is difficult to express the incredible pleasure I derive daily from this utilitarian combination of three things: a Heath Ceramics ramekin, Maldon Sea Salt Flakes, and a Jonathan Wild Cherry Spoon.  Each of them is handmade perfection; the ramekin a thrill to the touch, ...