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May 2, 2008 | by Kim

Designer Wallpapers by Graham and Brown

Designer Wallpapers by Graham and Brown

Dressing up your room with the right wallpapers adds sophistication to a dining room or living room. I typically prefer to put [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor, TRENDS

April 17, 2008 | by Kim

Patricia Urquiola Plays With Wire Frames at...

Patricia Urquiola Plays With Wire Frames at the Milano Salone 2008

My friend Jennifer Mitchell of Design Hole is in Milan right now for The Salone Internazionale del Mobile. This is the leading [...]

GIFT IDEAS, HOSTESS gifts, TRENDS

April 14, 2008 | by Kim

My Top 4 Reusable Ultra Compact Shopping Bags

My Top 4 Reusable Ultra Compact Shopping Bags

I intensify my coverage of eco-friendly solutions until Earth Day. I will write an eco-friendly story every weekday until April 22nd. I [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor, TRENDS

March 21, 2008 | by Kim

Pure Norwegian Design will be at 100% Design...

Pure Norwegian Design will be at 100% Design in London

When we are taking about Scandinavian, we talked mostly about products from Finland and Sweden. In fact, I think I spoke more [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor, TRENDS

March 21, 2008 | by Kim

Let the Happy Color Trend fill your walls

Let the Happy Color Trend fill your walls

If like me you are not afraid of colors, you must be happy these days. For the others you are more timid, [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor, TRENDS

March 16, 2008 | by Kim

Picks of the Week on the blogosphere | 080316...

Picks of the Week on the blogosphere | 080316 issue

This week is all about mid-century modern furniture and an amazing chandelier. The feeling is soft and airy. My 4 picks of [...]

COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE, TRENDS

March 14, 2008 | by Kim

Urban Colors brought fashion to Emile Henry

Urban Colors brought fashion to Emile Henry

It is not because you are born in 1850 that you are not young at heart. Urban Colors shows a younger, hipper [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor, OUTDOOR space, TRENDS

March 8, 2008 | by Kim

Purple, Khaki Green and Yellow Green | More...

Purple, Khaki Green and Yellow Green | More Color Trends of 2008

These pictures from Habitat illustrate well the trends I saw at the Interior Design Show (IDS) Toronto 2008 last month. It also [...]

HOME + GARDEN, OUTDOOR space, TRENDS

March 7, 2008 | by Kim

A study on color interactions via the Spring...

A study on color interactions via the Spring 2008 yellows

What I am talking about today is how the presence of others colors can modify the perception of a color? It is [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, TRENDS

February 25, 2008 | by Kim

IDS 08 | Imprinting a new North American...

IDS 08 | Imprinting a new North American lifestyle

My husband saw a homemade flyer in front of the Royal York that was offering a $15,000 reward, no questions asked for [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor, TRENDS

February 24, 2008 | by Kim

IDS 08 | Design: 10 years ago and 10 years...

IDS 08 | Design: 10 years ago and 10 years from now

I went to 4 design talks when visiting the Interior Design Show. Each design talk will be reviewed separately. I am starting [...]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus, TRENDS

February 13, 2008 | by Kim

Absinthe is Back in Style

Absinthe is Back in Style

Now that genuine Absinthe is back to the United States, the stylish entertainers have to learn how to serve this herbal alcohol [...]

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