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Where Great Design is Hiding in Germany

05/14/14

Where Great Design is Hiding in Germany

So, what’s the connection between the cultural heritage organization UNESCO and a sprawling complex that’s a defunct coalmine called Zollverein in Essen, Germany? Plenty, as we came to discover on a day-long exploration of 65 different buildings pertaining to Germany’s capital of steel and coal mining. Located in the area called the Ruhr, the city of Essen had been for more than 100 years the world’s center for producing materials used in heavy industry: steel and coal.
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Guilty (and Gilty!) Pleasure in Palm Beach

03/07/14

Guilty (and Gilty!) Pleasure in Palm Beach

While folks back home were battling blizzards, Presidents Day weekend was a time of guilty pleasures in Palm Beach. Not only were we sheepishly basking in lovely sunny weather, but there were dozens of activities to keep us out and about
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New in the New Year:  Fusion Furniture, Fashions of Herrera and the 30's, Art Strike(s), Gifts Galore, and the Regency Reopens

02/24/14

New in the New Year: Fusion Furniture, Fashions of Herrera and the 30's, Art Strike(s), Gifts Galore, and the Regency Reopens

Regular patrons were welcomed back to their celebrated early morning routine when the Regency Hotel hosted a "Power Breakfast" to launch its newly renovated Regency Bar and Grill.
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Valentine's Day Gift Roundup

02/06/14

Valentine's Day Gift Roundup

11 Valentine's Day Gift Ideas
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Conrad Maldives

11/26/13

Conrad Maldives

An account of a two-day stay in a luxury Indian Ocean island retreat.
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Fun for the Good of It

11/11/13

Fun for the Good of It

New York City parks and libraries, Irish mansions, a ballet company, all will benefit from funds raised at recent parties. We stopped by some gala events so mark your calendars to join in on all of the fun next year!
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Congratulations to the 2014 HC&G Innovation in Design Awards Winners

Congratulations to the 2014 HC&G Innovation in Design Awards Winners

Announcing the winners of the 2014 HC&G Innovation in Design Awards! Find out who took home awards in the categories of Kitchen Design, Bath Design, Interior Design, Garden Design, Architecture, and Innovative Product

Posted 08/07/14 to Over the Wire

Christopher Peacock on the Latest Design Trend: Luxury Dressing Rooms

Christopher Peacock on the Latest Design Trend: Luxury Dressing Rooms

According to lifestyle product designer Christopher Peacock, luxury dressing rooms are the home design trend of today. Peacock is known for transforming raw timbers into cabinetry for kitchens, libraries and bathrooms. He recently utilized his attention to impeccable detail and color to create a show stopping dressing room for the Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse. The warm, cheerful pink walls of the closet livened the mood of the home and put a smile on the faces of visitors.

Posted 08/04/14 to Over the Wire

32 Hostess Gifts to Bring to Your Next Summer Soirée

32 Hostess Gifts to Bring to Your Next Summer Soirée

Show your appreciation in style with one of these summer-perfect hostess gifts. From Michael Aram's Fig collection mesh-lid serving bowl, which keeps party food pest-free, to stackable, hand-blown uranium glass bowls, designed by Pia Wüstenberg of Utopia & Utility, which make ideal catchalls or petite snack bowls for cocktail parties, consider this roundup a checklist for your next RSVP.

Posted 07/30/14 to Over the Wire

Holiday House Hamptons Extended Thru September 1

Holiday House Hamptons Extended Thru September 1

By popular demand, we are thrilled to announce that the 2014 Holiday House Hamptons has been extended through Labor Day, September 1st! Buy your tickets now! Love what you see at the show house? Designers from the 2014 Holiday House Hamptons have partnered with online marketplace Chairish to sell items featured in their rooms.

Posted 07/25/14 to Over the Wire