Monday, June 23, 2014

dwell on design 2014

4th annual
getting much busier
great for finding new materials especially if a homeowner and new to contemporary, green products and building materials

my highlights
sky-frame-sliding doors with slight frames

amboise collection-wood grain porcelain tiles in beautiful shades of grey and silver

heatscope-infra red ambient indoor and outdoor heating

tango lighting-contemporary very square edged and some good reading lights
exaco-greehouses prefab type
metal progetti-automated closets

paint-rocky rochon paint seattle wa based
sparkfires-the cube covered outdoor fireplace

brizo-faucetry matte black collection-siderna collection

there's always an interesting product or piece of furniture
here's a cargo scooter by nimble

Sunday, June 8, 2014

new orleans

great place to visit
amazing antiques
fabulous food
here are some highlights from my latest trip
walked from one end of magazine street to the other plus soniat house

soniat house(little inn french quarter)

 balzac antiques and following stores on magazine street

ann koerner

patricia thompson

pavement: new furniture store

and my favorite antique dealer
kevin stone

if you want to sight see
the WWII museum is worth a visit

best restaurants from this visit
cochon butcher: it's' hard to eat a po'boy after this sandwich spot

piggy mac and mac n' cheese at cochon butcher

gw fins: amazing sea food in french quarter
r'evolution: nouveaux creole, we had so much foie gras
cafe beignets: the best beignets
creole creamery: unique flavors and super delicious

on our list to try next trip recommended by kevin stone
liuzza's on bienville
the italian barrel

preservation hall: awesome all star jazz performance close up and personal