My Top 5 Picks From The 2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show In New York City

This past weekend NYC designers and aficionados enjoyed the 2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show. Every year I happily wait for this weekend in March to see the best of the best under one roof. As a designer, the feeling when walking around the event is exactly like a kid in a candy store. I’m always glad to observe that I’m not the only one feeling like that because you can notice the same excitement, curious and happy face on other visitors too.

This year, the highlight for me was to see/listen to Jonathan and Drew, the Scott brothers from the HGTV show The Property Brothers. They behave the same way they show themselves on tv. It was a fun presentation, and even though I chose not to make the line to get a picture taken with them, I took one of them goofing around with the fans.

It may sound silly, but I find that show very interesting, and you can learn a lot from the way they reconfigure the spaces to make them more functional for today’s lifestyle standards.

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Help! What is the Best Plant for a Contemporary Home?

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Looking for a stunning option for indoor gardening? The Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree is a winner.

For the last 3-5 years,  it has become a favorite for indoor spaces. Many people thought it was a trend destined to fade after a couple of years, that hasn’t been the case…yet.

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Stylish Outdoor Steps

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Welcome March!

This Winter has felt long, very long. But contrary to many people around me, I have enjoyed the grayish, cold days that have defined most of the season.

Anytime I have allowed thoughts that desire the rush from one season to another, I have discovered that I lost track of many moments that could have been special due to the unique characteristics and conditions thane have surrounded them. Read more