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Rising Technology:Turning Surfaces into a Touch Screen

It seems we are on the cusp of entering the Jetsonian or Trekie lifestyle we’ve imagined since we were kids. Though the incarnations may be slightly different, rising technology makes seemingly impossible things entirely possible. The newest innovations happening at Microsoft, Fujitsu, and other IT/tech companies are transforming the way we behave, and will require […]

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Custom Rugs Add Color, Pattern, Texture to Interiors

Last Thursday we had the opportunity to visit with Anna Patterson, project manager at angela adams. Anna gave us a wonderful introduction to angela adams rugs. These rugs are so much more than just functional floor coverings–they’re an artist’s 3-dimensional interpretation of nature, expressed in unique color, pattern, and texture through textiles.   Rugs this […]

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Design Goes Digital with Pixel Trend

Remember the 8-bit era of video gaming – back when Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros was all the rage? Try playing an original 8-bit game today and it’s hard not to focus on how rudimentary those pixelated graphics are! But while we may not relish that low-res look when it comes to our personal electronics, pixels […]

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What's Old is New Again: Streamlined Furnishings in History

Home furnishings with clean lines have a classic appeal. The antiques below were ahead of their time, with a quality and sensibility that make them timeless. Dresser teapot. Christopher Dresser, one of the first industrial designers, made this minimalist teapot circa 1880. The piece was prominently featured in a Cooper-Hewitt exhibition entitled “Shock of the […]

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Cottage Eclectic, By Land and By Sea

Husband and wife design duo Richard and Victoria MacKenzie-Childs are known for their distinctive aesthetic, which is an eclectic and whimsical interpretation of the English cottage look. Editor at Large reports that the MacKenzie-Childs Estate is on the market and that the couple has renovated an historic boat to inhabit in style. The 43 acre estate in […]

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GREEN TIP TUESDAY: Time To Get The Sweaters On

Here we are in mid October and the Autumn weather is truly settling in.   We all try to resist putting the heat on until November 1st, but sometimes the chill in the air when we wake up in the morning is just too much for our cold little toes. It’s time to get the slippers […]

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GREEN TIP TUESDAY: Upcycled and Repurposed

Via:  Green Trends from Designer Pages The term “upcycling” has been used since the early ‘90s but the practice of converting waste materials into new products of better quality has been around much longer.  The trend is only growing, along with the possibilities.  From transit signs to metro cards, items that have outlived their original […]

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GREEN TIP TUESDAY: Woven Rugs of Recycled Plastic

Now that the warmer weather is upon us, we think of going outdoors and spending some time on the deck, porch,  or patio.  A new trend is to add a rug to these spaces to help bring the indoors out (or the outdoors in?).   With these rugs, you can feel good that you are also […]

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Perfect Timing

Just in time for the beginning of Daylight Savings Time this past weekend, we thought we might showcase some striking time keepers. Did you remember to put your clocks forward on Saturday?   Links to the clocks above ( from left to right, top to bottom) 1. “Icona Cucu” by Diamantini& Domeniconi 2. “Back Nature” by Diamantini& Domeniconi 3.  […]

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Green Design for Kids: Recyclable Playhouses

As anyone involved in the design world knows, eco-friendly is where it’s at! From huge institutional buildings to the smallest details, architects and designers are hard at work making our spaces greener and more sustainable. Here at Leslie Saul & Associates Architecture and Interiors, we are not only LEED Accredited Professionals, but our firm is […]

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