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Men Need Design, Too

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Design | 0 comments

Men Need Design, Too

On the Inside Design reaches out to men who are first time home buyers or newly single and works with them to decorate and impress guests with the look of their new home. On the Inside Design founder Jeanine Naviaux shares a few decorating tips especially for the single man. First of all, the way you decorate your house is a great reflection of your personality. Those who you may be trying to impress will quickly and silently form an idea of who you are after a quick glance at the style and sophistication of your home. You are not living in...

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Designed for Success

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in About | 0 comments

Multi-lingual finance graduate combines love of art and design with business savvy While most interior designers thrive on their creative instincts, Jeanine Naviaux (’90, finance) will tell you that this is not enough: to be successful, a designer – especially the owner of a design firm – must also understand how business works and know the lingo. “When I interview with business owners or corporate executives about decorating their homes, I speak their language of budget and deadlines,” she said. “I find out quickly who writes the...

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Gambles: You Won’t Remind It

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Design | 0 comments

Gambles: You Won’t Remind It

Since their inception—and later rampant explosion as both an artistic endeavor and a promotional tool—music videos have become an important medium for channeling new messages and additional layers to the tracks they accompany. With “You Won’t Remind It,” NYC three-piece Gambles delivers upon this with an insider eye. Chris, a homeless man befriended by Gambles’ frontman Matthew Daniel Siskin over the last three years, dons a GoPro camera and the result is insightful, jarring and beautiful. “For 16 years, Chris has lived between Versace and...

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Omnom Chocolate

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Design | 0 comments

Omnom Chocolate

Carefully selected ingredients and intelligent design from Iceland’s very own bean-to-bar operation Many dream of opening a restaurant, or starting their own culinary-centric company, but few have the experience or knowledge to do so. This was not the case for Kjartan Gíslason, a chef-turned-chocolatier and co-owner of Omnom Chocolate; Iceland’s newest bean-to-bar operation. Since September 2013, Gíslason and his three close friends (Óskar Þórðarson, Karl Viggó Vigfússon, André Úlfur Visage) have been running their startup out of a disused...

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Milan Design Week 2014: The Quietly Colorful Home – 2

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Design | 1 comment

Milan Design Week 2014: The Quietly Colorful Home – 2

Arjan van Raadshooven and Anieke Branderhorst—the duo behind design label Vij5— worked with Mieke Meijer of NewspaperWood and designer Floris Hovers to create a new version of the Tabloid Table (part of a range of furniture and accessories they’ve been developing over the years). To achieve an element of color in their material created from newspapers, they used paper from variously hued dailies. The coffee table is made from Italy’s pink La Gazetta dello Sport (and supported by Hovers’ pink steel frame), while other pieces are made from...

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Bravur Watches

Posted by on Mar 21, 2015 in Design | 0 comments

Bravur Watches

The young Swedish watch brand replaces the macho and flashy with intricate style Bravur is a watch company formed by two friends—Magnus Svensson and Johan Sahlin—in 2011. The brand exists today purely because the duo couldn’t find what they were looking for in the market as it existed; so they invented it. Thankfully, the pair comes from a design background which means Bravur’s first watch, the BW001, is causing a stir among horological enthusiasts. “I’ve got a cycle background actually and there was talk of investigating that industry at one...

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ListenUp

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Design | 0 comments

A taxman tribute, our 420 playlist, DJ Spooky’s #PrivateJam and more in the music we tweeted this week Grace Jones: Me! I Disconnect From You Model turned new wave R&B diva, Grace Jones remains on heavy rotation at clubs around the world, but for many its her covers that stand out most. Jones reinterprets songs with a certain refined soulfulness that gives even the most familiar track a new allure. Her previously unreleased take on Tubeway Army’s “Me! I Disconnect From You” is Jones in her element, injecting her brand of assertive vocals...

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Looking To Make Some Home Improvements? Here Are Solutions That Won’t Break the Bank

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Design | 0 comments

Your home is one of the most important spaces in your life. It’s where you live, where you entertain, where you relax and where you enjoy peace, comfort and solace from the rest of the world. Because your home is so important, it stands to reason that you want it to be as beautiful and functional as possible. When your home reflects your personal style and functions in a way that meets your needs, well, you enjoy it all the more. If you are unhappy with the design or function of your house, you may be in need of a remodel. While a remodel can...

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Milan Design Week 2014: The Quietly Colorful Home

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Design | 0 comments

Milan Design Week 2014: The Quietly Colorful Home

Color, Furniture, Home Furnishing, Lighting, Milan Design Week 2014, Pastels, Textiles From fashion to photography to furniture, recent years have seen a shift in the creative world’s overarching palette from highly saturated primary colors to a soft range of light corals, sea foams, baby blues, pale yellows and pinks. Some tones lean toward a more shimmery, nacreous vibe that melds well with iridescent glass, while others are definitively matte pastels that serve as harmonious accents in a neutral setting. Whether designed to complement the...

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Design | 0 comments

Lego Simpsons, Earth’s new twin planet, a 13-year-old eagle huntress and more in our weekly look at the web 1. Vein$ Fingerprints aren’t the most secure password—as any decent crime film shows, you leave them everywhere. Vein geometry, however, has been shown to be just as unique as fingerprints—even differing in twins—and could be a safer alternative. Palm-vein scanners have already been produced, and even integrated in laptops; the future has already arrived at Sweden’s Lund University, where a student has developed a vein pattern payment...

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