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High Point Furniture Market

  Furniture Market is upon us! This is an exciting time of year when High Point, North Carolina comes to life with manufacturers from all over the world to display the latest trends in home furnishings. It is so exciting for us to have access to all the best designer sofas, fabrics and finishes to […]

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American Institute of Architects Housing Awards

Recently, the AIA (American Institute of Architects) announced their picks for the most breathtakingly designed residences. The award is given every year to “recognize the best housing design and promote the importance of good housing as a necessity of life.”  – American Institute of Architects This year, the American Institute of Architects has three categories of residences […]

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Beautiful Energy: The Powerwall

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, recently announced a new initiative he terms Tesla Energy — a proposal to revolutionize the way the world is powered. His beautifully crafted solution: a new design of home battery he has dubbed The Powerwall. The Powerwall is sculptured with modern lines and is designed to meet home energy needs. […]

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High Point Market Trends Abound

For six days in April, our little town becomes the Mecca for design professionals from around the world who seek to attend the definitive affair in staying current with trends in décor and design. For six splendid days, the showrooms simply buzz with anticipation about the latest and greatest trends that seek to inspire and […]

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2015 Coastal Living Design Awards

Coastal Living Magazine recently announced their picks of products that exemplify luxurious and stylish coastal life. The winners in furniture and home design: Ralph Lauren’s indigo denim paint faux paint finish brings the comfort of one’s favorite pair of jeans to the walls. A stunning modern new recliner by Norwegian furniture designer Ekornes the Stressless […]

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Markthal: Mixed Use Marvel

Recently, in Rotterdam, Netherlands, a new concept in mixed-use development opened its doors: the Markthal, an upside-down horseshoe shaped construct designed by architecture firm MVRDV, wraps residences around a bustling indoor market corridor. The residences include 102 apartments for rent, as well as 126 condos, including 24 penthouses across the top of the structure, each […]

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Michael Graves, Architectural Legend, Passes Away at 80

Michael Graves, iconic designer and architectural legend, passed away yesterday morning at the age of 80. Although we mourn the passing of an icon, Graves’ design philosophy will continue to live on through the many architects and designers he inspired during his lifetime. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1934, Graves received his Masters of Architecture […]

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