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Flea Market Foraging at Anthropologie

“Retail Design is all about creating an experience,” I was told recently at a program at Kendall College of Art and Design, a little jewel of a school in Grand Rapids, MI. One of the Interior Design instructors made this … Continue reading

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New York City: Visit Eataly and Limelight

Recently in New York I made two terrific discoveries in the Union Square area. This is a pretty hip and cool part of town, a bit far from the major tourist destinations.  More of a real neighborhood, I think.

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New York City: Sights, Scenes and Suggestions

Home again…..after three stimulating days in New York City.  I’ve loved this city for 40 years.  It is filled with memories of visits during my early married years, excursions with our children and multiple trips to cover the fashion shows … Continue reading

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SOFA CHICAGO –A feast for the senses

Last week I had an opportunity to attend SOFA in Chicago.   No, I didn’t lounge around in a furniture store.  SOFA is a massive and annual art happening in Chicago. New York and Sante Fe also have SOFA events. The … Continue reading

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Barcelona: A city of art and architecture

When I told a designer friend that we’d be spending a week in Barcelona he said enthusiastically, “Oh, you will love Barcelona.  It’s like Paris.  In fact, I like it better.” He was right.  Like Paris, Barcelona has art, great … Continue reading

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