Posts Tagged: Kravet

2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse Dining Room

Through the elegant entry to the right you can glimpse a sea of color. Segueing from the refined aqua of Robinson’s room, we enter a bold ode to the oceanic hue. Local design team Jennifer Mabley and Austin Handler of Mabley Handler, focussing on projects in the Hamptons and North Fork, wanted to create a dining room for the Hampton Designer Showhouse that was fresh and fun, all about the relaxed yet stylish entertaining that is so ubiquitous in these parts.…
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House Beautiful 2012 Kitchen of the Year

As our lifestyles have evolved over the last few decades, there’s no doubt that the kitchen has become the hub of the house. Whether the focus is fine food, family management, entertaining or all three, this multi functional room has expanded, opening up and encompassing other living spaces.…
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Bringing it Home from Blogfest

What a wild style ride the last few weeks have been. While there is much to report, there are a few touch points to quickly share from the latest design event I attended, Blogfest. The most important concepts are usually the simplest but executing them well is what separates the good from the exceptional.…
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DIFFA Dining by Design at the Architectural Digest Home Show 2012

A week of amazing design inspiration has me (and my photo file) on visual overload. Contemplating where to even start, I thought I’d actually work a bit backwards, beginning with the always fabulous DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) Dining by Design event at the Architectural Digest Home Show.…
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Behind the Scenes at Kravet

I’ve always been fascinated by textile design. So you can imagine how thrilled I was to have the opportunity, with my colleagues at Blogfest, to be invited by Kravet to visit their offices. It would take all week to reprise the incredible wealth of information I garnered from my visit but I wanted to share at least a little of this amazingly inspiring day.…
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Blogging Buddies and a Brave New World

On the twitter designTV chat this afternoon host Amy of ABCD Design posed a question – what was your favorite part of Blogfest (not including meeting friends)? She of course had to add that exclusion because it clearly would have been the overwhelming answer.…
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Traditional Home Presents Lee Jofa’s Heritage Collection

Although today is usually Wednesday Wine, there has been so much happening at Blogfest, I felt the need to catch up those of you unable to attend. Today was another jam packed day of activities. One of my favorite venues was the Traditional Home cocktail party at Mayo Studios in Long Island City where select designers were invited to use Lee Jofa‘s new Heritage collection, featuring modern versions of classic Lee Jofa prints, in full scale set designs.…
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