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Thursday, May 25th, 2017

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Get Everything At AmericasMart… For Your Design!

Get Everything At AmericasMart… For Your Design!

If you haven't heard about AmericasMart before you are probably like me, new to the industry, recently laid off, not an interior designer, or do not own a store. Anyways. Evidently, AmericasMart has been around since 1957, quite a while. It was also started by an world-renowned architect John C. Portman, Jr., he has done some recognizable buildings you know in Atlanta, and his son now runs AmericasMart … [Read more]


Kyouei Design’s Liquid Lamp

Kyouei Design’s Liquid Lamp

Kyouei Design, a Japanese Design company, has once again come out with something amazing. The Liquid Lamp is stunning, simple, and abstract. It is the perfect accent for a modern home with clean lines and wants a spot of color. Also, for those designers that revile ornament and decoration and desire something functional yet aesthetically pleasing, the Liquid Lamp is the answer. The Liquid Lamps comes … [Read more]


Death Of A Magazine!

Death Of A Magazine!

I.D. Magazine is closing!!!!! I am in complete shock. From what I can gather and I am still searching to confirm this but it appears that I.D.'s print magazine is going to end. I think they may keep up the website but not sure. Here is where I first found out about it: What Killed I.D. Magazine? We send our best wishes to all those affected by this. … [Read more]


Margaret Russell of Elle Decor at ADAC!

Margaret Russell of Elle Decor at ADAC!

ADAC will be having Elle Decor's Editor-In-Chief, Margaret Russell as the keynote speaker on December 10, 2009. Mrs Russell will also be signing immediately after the presentation her latest work "Style and Substance: The Best of ELLE DECOR." Reservations are required and seating is limited. ADAC’s Presentation Room is on the first floor Atrium. Please contact 404-231-1720 or register online. When: December … [Read more]


Pharrell Williams’s Think Tank

Pharrell Williams’s Think Tank

As companies operate leaner and it becomes more necessary to work longer hours… How much time do you invest in choosing the perfect chair for your home or office? Consequently, if we’re going to be chained to a desk, why not be chained to something we want to sit in? What is a chair anyway besides a throne to inspire you to produce your best work? The multi-faceted musician/entrepreneur Pharrell … [Read more]


New Trends – Red & Orange

New Trends – Red & Orange

Based on ColourLovers, the new trend for interiors is Red and Orange, which I think is a good color combination. I am a big fan of red. Some people may think it is too bold or harsh, but depending on the space, it adds a since of warmth and luxury. There are also the people that think that the colors are to elementary, saying that the colors look like they should be in a daycare. Either way, I think … [Read more]


NeoCon East Today!

NeoCon East Today!

If you are like me you have never heard of NeoCon East. Well, NeoCon East is started its 7th annual conference today October 28th through the 29th. In the past 7 years, NeoCon has become the premier design exposition and conference for the mid-atlantic design community. They will have over 250 exhibitors, 30 CEU seminars and forums, and new innovative designs and products showcased. This is an event … [Read more]


Jaks Inspire New Seating

Jaks Inspire New Seating

Jaks are no longer the name of childhood game. It is now an innovative modular seating system designed by John Coleman for Allermuir. Jaks were specifically designed for Allermuir to be pieces that could stand alone or interlocked to create intriguing patterns. The new soft seating will be introduced at NeoCon East today. The cross shape design allows seating for four people or when arranged together … [Read more]


The Sphere Bed

The Sphere Bed

The name may be a bit misleading but it speaks more to the experience on being in the bed. The designer Karim Rashid teams with Hollandia International to create the Sphere. Hollandia's philosophy of  "let's stay in bed" guides all designs that they create. The Sphere utilizes an adjustable sleep system, which studies have shown are much better for people. I am sure that many people are thinking … [Read more]


Bladeless Fans Are Here!

Bladeless Fans Are Here!

WOW!!! Not only has Dyson broken the mold, but they blew up the factory. The new Dyson Fan called the Air Multiplier™ is simply amazing. At first glance it looks to be a piece of modern art or some brick a brack in a minimalist house, then you discover it is a FAN!!!! How it works is quite ingenious. Do you remember back in school when they taught you how plans fly and air foils? Think back … [Read more]