Tuesday, January 3, 2012 8:09AM - By Diana Cook
Tangerine Tango (Pantone 17-1463) unseats last year’s winner, Honeysuckle (Pantone 18-2120) to become Pantone’s color of the year for 2012. While Honeysuckle was said to exude “inspiration to face life’s everyday troubles with verve and vigor,” Tangerine Tango gives an “energy charge” to move forward.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:05AM - By Diana Cook
If you are looking for the best, the best of 2011 design that is. You’ve come to the right places. From best website design to best restaurant design and everything in between, we’ve gathered our top design related picks for the year.
Thursday, December 15, 2011 8:16AM - By Diana Cook
From tree trimming to table settings, the holiday season kicks design elements into high gear. We’ve combed the web to find the best holiday inspired designs of the season. Whether it’s kitschy trees to do it yourself ornaments, these top seasonal designs offer creative inspiration or at the very least, put a smile on your face.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 10:06AM - By Diana Cook
When it comes to hosting a successful Thanksgiving dinner, presentation is half the battle. Sure the potatoes shouldn’t be too starchy nor the turkey too dry, but to really wow the the crowd, an eye catching tablescape and appealing holiday decor is key. We’ve assembled our favorite Thanksgiving ideas from around the web to help give your inspiration for the big day.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 9:06AM - By Diana Cook
Oh Candy! Our hearts nearly broke when we heard that Beverly Hills icon and part-time eBay enthusiast Candy Spelling had just 30 days to vacate after the closing on Spelling Manor. We can’t imagine what it’s like to downsize from (or even live in) a 56,500 square foot Mega-Mansion. Thank goodness the entire ordeal has been documented for the morbidly curious in a new HGTV special.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 11:37AM - By Diana Cook
Are your ready for some chest thumping design inspiration? With help from the savvy marketing minds over at Reason Partners, CIL Paints has launched Canada’s first “paint colors for men” collection, Ultimate Man Caves. Designed to inject testosterone riddled excitement into painting projects, these freshly renamed colors add some macho flair to standard paint chips.
Friday, September 16, 2011 9:36AM - By Diana Cook
Missoni madness at Target. This week the discount retailer debuted its Missoni for Target product line. Nearly 450 items from bedsheets to bikini tops created by Missoni specifically for the budget chain store were being offered. Most items were sold out within a few hours. It seems the best lifestyle items were snapped up by speculators looking to make a quick buck, as you can still find them at triple to 10 times the original retail price on eBay.
We went through and chose the “must have” pieces from the collection. They aren’t available at Target right now, but we also checked around and found the price you might have to pay if you can find them elsewhere.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:03AM - By Diana Cook
Get ready to party – Jersey style. Dina Manzo of Real Housewives of New Jersey fame, is set to host a new weekly party-planning series for Home and Garden Television. Covering a variety of affairs from baby showers to graduation parties, Dina’s Party will bring her special bridge and tunnel aesthetic to client homes.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 12:26PM - By Diana Cook
Those who have more, get more. It’s the platinum rule and never has a rule been more apropos than when it is applied to celebrities, especially A-list celebrities. For almost ten years, Architectural Digest has been making sure presenters and their entourages relax in high style the night of the Academy Awards.