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As a bike commuter in New York, Alison Lucien felt like she was trapped in a world of spandex and ugly bike gear. She went out searching for stylish alternatives and, in the process, launched her own web shop, Eleanor’s, which she named after her bike loving grandmother.
Name/Title: Alison Lucien/ OwnerWhen did you launch your Eleanor’s? I opened Eleanor’s in April 2012.What was the inspiration for opening the store? I used to bike commute to work in the fashion industry here in New York. At
Transitioning from a BlackBerry to an iPhone or any other touchscreen phone has you craving for the soothing comfort of the bubbled keypad. I had a hard time getting used to the silky feel of a virtual pad but now that I am accustomed to it, an alternative like the Bubble Phone concept has a great appeal. Imagine getting best of both the worlds; touchscreen on one side and raised keypad for the addicts. Good going!
A friend gave me a copy of Down East magazine back before Christmas with a page earmarked. “You’ll die laughing,” she warned me. Turns out, it was a reprint of E. B. White’s “Memorandum,” from One Man’s Meat, published in 1944.
I knew of White from his story of a famous pig named Wilbur who befriended a spider named Charlotte in the children’s book Charlotte’s Web. I must have read that book 20 times over as a child. Maybe it was my first inkling toward wanting to be connected to animals in some way. I’ve never seen the movie version. I guess I always thought I’d be disappointed. Sometimes, the visions we carry in our heads are far more alive and vivid than anything on a silver screen. At least, that’s how
They say the best ones make it look easy, right? Lee Sehoon, Korean furniture maker, has designed this playful, arty bookshelf using hinged boxes. First it looks like a grid. But spin and pull it apart to angle and jumble it and it takes on a whole new life.
Jean Rapone and Cook & Cook Cabinetry created this breathtaking all-white kitchen in Maine.
Like a little black dress or a tuxedo, an all-white kitchen is possibly one of the most classic spaces in design. Done incorrectly, a white kitchen looks boring and staid. But when it’s executed by a skilled designer who strikes the right chords, it’s elegance writ large. As architects and designers will tell you, it’s all about the details.
This kitchen, located in a new old house in Kennebunkport, Maine, is a fine example. Designed as a vacation retreat that will eventually become a retirement home, the project replaces a small summer cottage that was too far gone to be saved. “It was designed to be a family-and-friends gathering destination,” the homeowner says. “It was b
Make 2013 the year you increase your happiness at home with resolutions that will get you motivated to finish lagging projects, learn new skills and add more pizzazz to your space. Sure, you can resolve to clear clutter (see number four below for a fresh way to do that), but thats not the only way to make a fresh start around the house this year. Let these 13 design resolutions in the slide show below jump-start your inspiration
13 Ways to Be Happier in Your Home This Year Houzz- Kitchen Remodel, Bathroom Remodel and More » Browse Lighting on Houzz- For Example: