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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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Tea for Two Hundred

Tea for Two Hundred

Everybody was dressed in white, but the watchword wasn't "Tennis anyone?" – it was "Tea, everyone" at the 17th annual Tea for Two Hundred reception held in the gardens of hosts Gael Hammer and Gary Goodwin in Washington Depot.

Posted 07/24/14 to Over the Wire

Privet House Debuts a Pop-up Series, Kicking off with a Spotlight on Madeline Weinrib

Privet House Debuts a Pop-up Series, Kicking off with a Spotlight on Madeline Weinrib

Enter Privet Lives, a shop next door that will feature collaborations with notable designers, artisans and brands whose products are hard to find in the area. When the store opened up next door, Cassano and Lamberston knew that it would be the perfect locale to create a space fit for the spectacular products of Madeline Weinrib, whose work the duo has always coveted. What Cassano describes as “the world of Madeline Weinrib” debuted this past Saturday. She explains, “The small, intimate space is a riot of color and pattern that allows you to get up close and personal and engage with everything.”

Posted 07/22/14 to Over the Wire

Luxury Under Foot: Amy Darrah on Edelman Leather’s Collaboration with Ruckstuhl

Luxury Under Foot: Amy Darrah on Edelman Leather’s Collaboration with Ruckstuhl

On the market for some beautiful custom leather? Edelman Leather is your go-to, and designers have trusted the luxury brand with all of their clients’ leather needs for decades. Looking to bring clients a wider variety of natural, quality materials to enhance their living spaces, the iconic brand met its European match in Ruckstuhl, a Swiss manufacturer with a remarkably similar history in the design industry. A chance introduction by a mutual friend brought Edelman Leather president Amy Darrah and Ruckstuhl CEO Peter Ruckstuhl together, and it was instantly clear that these brands should connect.

Posted 07/15/14 to Over the Wire

Announcing the 2014 HC&G IDA FInalists

Announcing the 2014 HC&G IDA FInalists

HC&G's Innovation in Design Awards honors outstanding design in the categories of Architecture, Interior Design, Kitchen, Bath, Garden Design and Innovative Product Design

Posted 07/01/14 to Over the Wire