Modern Luxury in a Smart Home

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With wonderful large walls and high ceilings it was made for beautiful art.

The Low Down on What Mattress Manufacturers Don’t Disclose About Their Products

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The quality of your mattress has a significant impact on the restfulness of your sleep.

Eco-friendly Furnishings: Combine Function and Quality with Style

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There is no need today to sacrifice your green leanings in the name of quality. Find eco-friendly furnishings and flaunt your style.

Going Green with Heirloom Furniture

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Going for eco-friendly interior design can be as simple as hanging onto your heirloom pieces, which already count as green furnishings.

Monday Morning Musings- How Do You Wake Up?

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When you wake up in the morning, do you feel a sense of excitement and anticipation?  Or is it more of a sense of dread and reluctance?  Hopefully it is the former.  but if not, did you know that you can actually choose to change that? The first few moments of your day are some […]

Latest Outdoor Furniture Options for Summer Living

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Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of summer – and time to think about updating your outdoor living spaces.  Fortunately, there are stylish new eco-friendly choices to suit any space, site, and taste. Pool weather is here- this chaise makes lounging beautiful. photo courtesy of Janus et Cie   A leader in outdoor furnishings for over […]

Modern Design from Recycled Scrap Metal

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Just saw these beautifully designed tables made from recycled scrap metal sheets and I love their clean, elegant style.  The bases are made from post-industrial waste taken from a factory producing parts for tractors and NASCAR.  Who says that eco-friendly furniture is always too funky to fit into an elegant home?  With the modern design […]

Beautiful Rugs Tread Lightly on the Environment

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Have you been searching for a beautiful and interesting rug that not only suits your style but is also made from natural materials and under Fairtrade conditions?  Your search may be over.  The Australian company Armadillo&Co has launched a line of stunning eco-friendly rugs made from jute, cotton, hemp and wool.  The Flower Collection is […]

DONGHIA President on Design Trends

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  DONGHIA Last week I had the pleasure of meeting Crans Baldwin, President of Donghia and Bergamo – two very beautiful fabric lines that I always enjoy using on my client’s projects.  He was at the John Brooks showroom in Scottsdale, presenting an exclusive sneak peek at the new Fall collections from both lines, as […]

Handcrafted Furniture from Reclaimed Teak Creates Sweet Dreams

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The Jason Scott Collection line of reclaimed teak wood furnishings has options that are rustic or refined, in traditional or contemporary styles.  All are beautifully hand-carved by craftsmen who have honed their skill for many years. All the teak is reclaimed from architectural structures from Java, and then created by Javanise craftsmen who have been woodworkers […]