Ceracasa Ceramica Showroom Tour: Cevisama 2015

Ceracasa Ceramica's exhibit at the Cevisama 2015 show offered a stylish mix of traditional tile motifs re-interpreted in a fresh, young and contemporary fashion. Add to that style mix a healthy dose of product innovation as evidenced by Ceracasa's BionicTile line of architectural ceramics for building facades which goes significantly beyond form and the standard expectation of utility to providing a product that affords health and environmental benefits by purifying the air. I hope that ...

Scandinavian Inspired Furniture: EQ3 Furniture Showroom Tour

Heavily influenced by  the "Soft Modernism" design philosophy made famous by Mid-Century Scandinavian designers, EQ3's urban loft inspired furniture and decor offerings possess a casual and inviting streamlined appeal as well as an even more appealing price point that makes it the ideal modern furniture and decor solution for those who appreciate Scandinavian-inspired style, but want to avoid breaking the bank. (EQ3) LIVING ROOM FURNITURE Furniture and Decor in Photo: ...

Where Design Meets Art: My Fave Tabletop Talents at Ambiente 2015

From my first visit to the Talents section in August of 2012 for Messe Frankfurt's Tendence fair as well as my subsequent visits to the Ambiente and Interior Lifestyle Tokyo design fairs in 2013, I've been captivated by the quality and depth of artistry and design skills showcased in the Messe Frankfurt Talents program. This year was no different. Below I share four of my favorite design discoveries from the Ambiente ...

{Style Study} Dream of Venice

Dream of Venice is a travel book, but it is also a story of love dedicated to an unforgettable enchantress - La Serenissima, as she has been known for over a thousand years.  Historically significant as a once powerful city-state and center of great art, culture, and international trade and commerce during the Renaissance, Venice has cast her magical spell upon humanity for centuries, and shows no signs of curtailing her bewitching on ...

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for the Glamorous Romantic

A romantic and luxurious collection of red-hued Valentine's Day gifts that will set your heart aflutter. 1/Lovestruck Bag by Judith Leiber - Rent the Runway, 2/ Eros Hearts Mosaic in Carnelian and Ruby Jewel Glass Designed by Sara Baldwin for New Ravenna Mosaics, 3/ Vintage Burgundy Lace with Rhinestone Brooch Pillow (Les Bijoux de Luxe Pillow Collection) - Deborah Main Designs, and 4/Cedar Rose Crystal Cane Candle ...