Barneys on Madison Avenue

One of the great shopping destinations of the world, Madison Avenue, although scooting a block over and heading to Fifth once you get below 59th Street is pretty amazing too. Barneys used to be down in the garment district, but at some point, I think it was in the early 90’s moved uptown to it’s […]

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  • The Saint Regis Tiffany Suite Room

    From the color of the room alone it should only be too obvious that this is “the tiffany suite room” – I think I remember reading somewhere that Tiffany had actually trademarked that particular shade of blue that is their color. I always thought that was impossibly cool, and wondered how they did it – […]

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  • Yet Another EV Fast Charger

    Here’s another EV fast charging station. We’d had a post earlier on the Tesla version, but this one is from ecotality – which went bankrupt – oops. another case of government money not quite propping up private business? I don’t know, I think they did a really great job of getting ev charging stations installed […]

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  • Hipster Hotel Rooms Go Mainstream

    Wow, I guess there’s no accounting for taste when it comes to hotel rooms these days. You take one look at this hallway entrance and it just screams hipster – not to say that there’s anything wrong with that. The hipster culture is creating or at least defining a new urban chic style, which is […]

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  • Screaming Lady Hotel Room

    Okay, so artist designed hotel rooms are really chic and very in vogue these days. Every city and town is trying to create an artists district with lots of venues and galleries for showcasing up and coming artists and of course the necessary artist hotel where rooms are designed by local or visiting artists. We […]

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  • A Little Design Help From the Pros

    I am a CNN online addict, it’s my morning fix. While I’ll typically read world / politics / business etc here on the “front page” this morning was a nice one about interior design with a pretty great slideshow. Thought I would post a link here for everyone who’s interested – new DIY by Nick […]

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  • Frozen Veggies Kinda Scare Me

    I love cooking and I love food. I also try and lead a healthy life, I also know that we need to eat our veggies and maybe we can’t always make it over to the fresh farmers market for the best veggies available, but seriously frozen vegetables kind of scare me. I don’t think they […]

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  • Simple Hotel Room, Or Just Cheap

    Is this an example of a simple hotel room, or is it just a cheap cop out? I don’t know, I haven’t seem the rest of the room, but this looks incredibly sparse by any standards. Ian schrager made his name by bringing a certain minimalism into hotel design – leaving the rooms pretty bare […]

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