1. dose of design: Luscious Living Walls, Killer Kilim’s & Timeless Tray Tables

    dose of design: Luscious Living Walls, Killer Kilim’s & Timeless Tray Tables

    Luscious Living Walls

    There is something so alive and well with living, vertical gardens.  These grand, green masterpieces are living art!  These lush green walls add texture and interest to an environment, not only visually but are physically transformative too.  They are visually stunning, and add clean air to our environment, fueling our earth  with clean, green energy.  Some buildings…

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  2. Cinematic Collision of Colors: The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Cinematic Collision of Colors: The Grand Budapest Hotel

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    In typical Wes Anderson style, The Grand Budapest Hotel  is a visual fantasy that ignites the imagination with dreams of wanderlust to the fictional country of Zubrowka, and takes you on a vivid tour through a by-gone era of 1930′s design, all through Anderson’s kaleidoscope vision.

    This comedy follows the proud and quirky concierge Monsieur Gustave and his trusted lobby boy Zero Mustafa as…

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  3. dose of design: Fanciful Feast, Patio Pillow’s and a Palm Spring’s Get-Away

    dose of design: Fanciful Feast, Patio Pillow’s and a Palm Spring’s Get-Away

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    Fanciful Feast

    Finishing touches are all about fantasy, and as we prepare for Easter brunch with friends and family, take time to get creative with the table top and let your design style shine.  This is what sets the tone, it is the special finishing touches that make your table-top pop!  Add a touch of glamorous gold, or a pop of color!  Its all about mixing lush layers of patterns…

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  4. Big Sur’s Amazing Architect’s, Carver + Schicketanz

    Big Sur’s Amazing Architect’s, Carver + Schicketanz

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    Big Sur’s Bixby Bridge, built in 1932

    ” Sustainable Design is a sensitivity to the site and to the sun, to the earth and all the elements –it’s about a love of the land.” -Rob Carver

     We all have that one place that speaks to our soul, that transcends us to another “place”, and that for me is Big Sur.  This is where I breath!  Situated along the rugged California Coast, where the forest meets…

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  5. dose of design: James Perse California Cool Style, Bold Bright’s, and Timeless Topiaries

    dose of design: James Perse California Cool Style, Bold Bright’s, and Timeless Topiaries

    James Perse California Cool Style

    I often say there is no divide between fashion and design- and for those in the know, James Perse, the designer of easy California Style clothing has perfected the California Cool Style again with his line of outdoor furniture.  At the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles I came across the James Perse showroom and was instantly drawn in.  It was a natural…

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  6. Glen Senk & Keith Johnson’s West Side Stunner

    Glen Senk & Keith Johnson’s West Side Stunner

    Glen Senk & Keith Johnson’s West Side Stunner

    A well curated home divulges so much about its owners; allowing for an intimate peak into the lifestyle of its inhabitants, their passions, personal mementos, travels, and pleasures.   Take a journey into this West Ninth Street stunner, built in 1852 and owned by  tastemakers Glen Senk,CEO of David Yurman jewelry line, anc. and Chief Executive of the…

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  7. 30’s Style Luxury in Croce’s Park West Restaurant

    30′s Style Luxury in Croce’s Park West Restaurant

    Looking for a hot new San Diego spot to dine on delicious food, listen to live music and immerse yourself in an attractive and lively atmosphere? Croce’s Park West is a neighborhood restaurant and bar that recently opened up this year in Bankers Hill, by San Diego artist Ingrid Croce, in tribute to her late husband singer-songwriter, Jim Croce. They have incredibly unique live jazz music…

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  8. dose of design: Going Global -Intoxicating India, Masterful Mexico, and Alluring Africa

    dose of design: Going Global -Intoxicating India, Masterful Mexico, and Alluring Africa

    Going Global -Intoxicating India, Masterful Mexico, and Alluring Africa

    Travel is on my mind and these International destinations are my design inspiration.  I love exploring exotic places that awake my soul and fuel my fantasy.  These places have a mix of interesting architecture, vivid colors, culture, art, textiles and culinary flair that excite me- it is a passion for all thing beautiful that…

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  9. Highlights of Design Days Dubai 2014

    Highlights of Design Days Dubai 2014

    In case you missed Design Days Dubai last week, no need to worry because we have you covered! The fair gets bigger and bigger each year, with more media coverage and exciting new exhibitors exuding creativity!

    Parisian born Cyril Zammit launched Design Days Dubai in 2012 with 22 regional and international galleries. Last week 33 galleries attended the 2014 edition of the fair. We are so excited…

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  10. Ryan Korban’s Sexy, Romantic and Fanciful Interiors!

    Ryan Korban’s Sexy, Romantic and Fanciful Interiors!

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    Interior Designer, Ryan Korban

    Ryan Korban’s  Sexy,  Romantic and Fanciful Interiors  Sex, Romance, and Fantasy are just a few of the key elements that savvy, self-taught interior designer Ryan Korban uses to describe his signature Interior Aesthetic.  Fashion plays a huge role in Korban’s interiors and his discerning eye has brought him an A-list clientele, as well as multiple features in…

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