Design

Stockholm Design Week 2018: Five Highlights from the Scandinavian Furniture & Light Fair

Stockholm Design Week wrapped up yesterday and reports of the amazing designs presented are flooding in.  Started in 2002, Stockholm Design Week has become the most important week of the year for Scandinavian Design, where just about everyone in any way connected to or interested in Scandinavian design meet and bring home new trends, contacts… Read More Stockholm Design Week 2018: Five Highlights from the Scandinavian Furniture & Light Fair

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IMM Cologne: The Trends Spotted at 2018’s First Big Design Show

Every January, right at the beginning of the new year, is the IMM Cologne international interiors show.  As the first big design trade show of the year, IMM Cologne is important since it presents new international furniture and interior trends before anyone else.  Attending the show is every type of furniture and furnishing specialist trade:… Read More IMM Cologne: The Trends Spotted at 2018’s First Big Design Show

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Design Destinations: Vietnam

One lens through which to look at a culture is through its architecture.  Looking at Vietnam’s architecture you can see their own unique designs, but also the influence of Chinese and French design from the times those cultures imposed themselves on Vietnam.  Today Vietnamese design continues to come into its own, taking from all aspects… Read More Design Destinations: Vietnam

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Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas is now mere days away and if you’re like me you’re freaking out a little because you haven’t baked enough Christmas cookies yet!  Or you might be freaking out because there’s still that office or friend holiday party this weekend and you don’t know what to bring.  Let’s all take a couple of deep… Read More Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

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Pin-spiration: Astrid’s Ten Favorite Holiday Pins

It’s now December, which means a lot of people are getting ready for the big winter holidays.  There’s always some over-achievers out there who have already finished their decorating and shopping, but the rest of us are still looking for some inspiration.  Here are Astrid’s favorite pins from our Holiday Dreaming board to get the… Read More Pin-spiration: Astrid’s Ten Favorite Holiday Pins