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IIDEX 2013: Inspiration All Around!

This year’s IIDEX was a hit!  IIDEX is Canada’s national design and architecture exposition and conference.  To find out more about the following products, just click on the header and it will link to their respective websites. Rob Southcott NewWall Wallcoverings Think: Material Barkas Herman Miller Collection:  Magis Spun Chair It was an all around… Continue reading IIDEX 2013: Inspiration All Around!

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Handmade Artifacts from Africa

Hello!  This week I would like to share with you a great web store that features African art. The work of Cameroonian artisans is being showcased by mTIDI in order to support their livelihood.  Please visit their website at and have a look at their unique products which include handmade furniture and accessories. Below are a… Continue reading Handmade Artifacts from Africa

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Picasso at the Art Gallery of Ontario

                                                                                              Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) The summer of 2012 was… Continue reading Picasso at the Art Gallery of Ontario

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From Medieval Times to the French Renaissance

This past summer I had the opportunity to travel to France and Ireland and was amazed at the rampant beauty in architecture and design so prevalent in Europe.  It never ceased to amaze me. The history of interior decorating and design was right in front of me, 24/7 , and some of today’s influences are… Continue reading From Medieval Times to the French Renaissance