From My Desk

From My Desk: Mod Rustic

September 30, 2011

Modern Rustic.  Vintage Modern.  Rustic Chic.  Call it what you may.  But either way, this design trend is on fire.  What is it you ask?  The trend usually includes reclaimed wood where every knot, warp, and flaw add to the character of the material juxtaposed by industrial furniture, metal, and bare bulbs.  It’s a trend that seems to […]

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From My Desk:Outdoor Cool

May 13, 2011

Recently, I celebrated the entrance into my last year as a twenty-something and I couldn’t help but feel totally anxious about the milestone age that is rapidly approaching.  What is it about nearing 30 that makes us spiral into life crisis?  Aren’t the thirty-something’s supposed to be the new twenty-something’s?  I think back to ten years ago and how I imagined or I guess […]

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From My Desk: Feelin Hot

April 1, 2011

It’s Friday and I am feelin hot, hot, hot.  Hot for hot pink.  It’s the one year anniversary this month of YB&D, so you can only imagine how excited I was to see hot pink land on my desk.  All the new fabrics and tiles seem to be carrying an option in the hotness.  The color […]

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From My Desk:All That Glitters

March 4, 2011

All that glitters and is gold, silver, bronze….and metallic.  It seems everyone is getting on board with metallics.  What can I say – if it sparkles - I will come.  This year’s award season was no shortage of the trend – Gwyneth Paltrow’s Calvin Klein dress on the Oscar Red Carpet and Anne Hathaway’s Swarovski adorned Brian Atwood pumps were […]

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