Archive for June, 2010
Lay the floor with art
Find the passage
speak your heart
For timeless design, for master weaves, for floors that speak, for rooms that sing and beckon and dance – it is The Rug Company that fits the bill. Founded in London in in 1997, The Rug Company has showroom locations around the world including New York, LA, Dubai, Hong Kong, Moscow and Toronto. Each rug is entirely handmade in Nepal by locals who use time-honored methods to bring a designer's paper-plan to life on the loom. The Rug Company features designs by world-famous designers such as Allegra Hicks, Alice Temperley and Paul Smith, and is proud of their association with them. Excellence in craftsmanship, commitment to distinction, and passion for quality and style all add up to The Rug Company we know today – a leader in floor coverings.
Featured are four rugs designed by Allegra Hicks – Replay, Horizon, Nastri and Labryinth. Each is hand-made from the highest quality Tibetan wool.
is a toilet
miniLoo by Neo Metro
not another toilet
For the stainless steel lover, there can be nothing more appealing for the bathroom, than a sleek toilet flush against the wall. With Neo-Metro one is assured a brand that brings with it years of engineering experience and acumen in the stainless steel industry. The miniLoo utilizes an in-wall dual flush mechanism, with no visible tank. Its conical shape and off the floor installation gives flexibility, practicality and uniqueness to bathroom decor. A space saver and water saver, made of re-usable stainless steel, the miniLoo toilet is another example of Neo-Metro's commitment to the planet and the environment.
Explore all of Neo Metro's cool products, including Ebb or SLAB basins, tubs, urinals and sinks. Welcoming Neo-Metro to your fixture selections for home or business is one wise move!
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HERE ARE CLIPPINGS OF ASSORTED POEMS
CLICK ON EACH FOR A TASTE OF HOME,
TAKEN FROM MY POSTS, OVER NINETY-NINE
SIT BACK, RELAX – THE PLEASURE IS MINE!
PLANT YOUR DREAMS
LET THEM BLOSSOM
ENRICH YOUR GARDEN
Restoration Hardware was established over 30 years ago in California, to fill the need of authentic period hardware available for home decor. With unique products that run the gamut from bed linens to outdoor furniture, Restoration Hardware has become a quick favorite for those free-spirited individuals with superb taste who seek the right piece for their home. With over 100 retail and outlet stores in US and Canada, Restoration Hardware has also made waves with their services via catalog or web. A pool of craftsmen from all over the world and an exceptional group of designers unite to take part in the making of quality indoor and outdoor furnishings with enduring value.
The planters featured are a sprinkling of goodies from Restoration Hardware's outdoor collection. Crafted from cast stone, reclaimed wood, and zinc, each stands out to represent a different style and achieves a unique look for the garden. Restoration Hardware evokes beauty and dependability – as they say "passion inspires passion".
Right where I need it
Hygienic food prep
Since 1948, the craftsmen at Catskill Craftsmen have worked devotedly in the scenic Catskill Mountains, bringing you the best in hardwood kitchen islands, counters, cutting boards, carts… all things wood! With so many islands on the 'menu', it won't be hard to find the right size for your kitchen. Increasing work surface via butcher block counter tops, pull out shelves, drawers, towel bars, drop leaves and more – increases peace of mind and productivity. Utilizing birch and hard rock maple wood in their products, Catskill Craftsmen makes sure that all wood scraps are collected and used, never wasted. The heavy duty locking caster wheels at the feet of Catskill Craftsmen islands, carts and workcenters, spell convenience for the proud cook!
Dress up the rugged terrain.
Create a room that speaks to your essence.
Hand forged by Sonoma Forge
Experience the joys of water with Sonoma Forge's fabulous CIXX collection. This dynamic set of bathroom faucets, showers and accessories is available in hand-forged brass and hand-forged steel and brought to you by the master blacksmith – Sonoma Forge. With hammer marks visible, CIXX is a treasure for decorating the ranch, country home, loft or very contemporary home.
With coordinating accessories, such as towel bar and toilet paper holder, Sonoma Forge CIXX collection is truly a gem, complete and perfect. Explore all the Sonoma Forge collections and be inspired!
sweet sweet slumber.
of the highest
The fine life of
fit for a dream!
Anchini, created in 1986 by Susan Dollenmaier, is the final answer to the bedding query. What, when, who, IF ONLY – yes, there is a solution and it is Anchini. Deluxe comfort is achieved with Anchini's textiles that are fit for a king, often referred to as "tomorrow's antiques". The pursuit of excellence is what drives Anchini's founder to go all out and find the original, the genuine, the only. This is what makes Anchini bedding a first choice of opulent home designers around the world. With a deep understanding of all material types and weaves, Anchini is keen on sharing its wisdom so that you may experience its vision. Made in Italy.
to feel the water rush
to drive away the pain
to think along the lines
a stand of comfort
along the wall,
time for you to heed
Ronbow, a New Jersey company, offers an excellent selection of wood bathroom consoles. Incorporating a bathroom console in an design for a limited area, such as a powder room or guest bathroom, is not only a smart and practical idea. With Ronbow's charming collection, it can be a beautiful and stylish choice, as well! A graceful sink in the company of water-resistant, high quality wood is eye-catching and very pleasing. Ronbow is a member of the Sustainable Furnishings Council , with a commitment to improving the environment.
Blending with many design styles, Ronbow bathroom consoles are relevant to many rooms in your home, from dressing room to mudroom. With room beneath the sink to store essentials, Ronbow consoles take their place proudly in the bathroom vanity world!
Villeroy & Boch
takes a pebbles out of water
and sits it on your countertop
encountering pure stone,
take it to you heart and
Villeroy & Boch, operating for over 250 years, is a leader and innovator in the bathroom and wellness markets. With 20 production facilities in Germany and four more out of the country, Villeroy & Boch answers the needs of those seeking to employ lifestyle concepts to their bathroom design. With a technological edge, the ceramic sanity -ware offered by Villeroy & Boch is rich in quality and style.
Of the many bathroom sinks and basins, PURE STONE is an excellent representative of the Villeroy & Boch specialty. Bathroom sinks need not be strictly utilitarian nor whimsical. Here the evocative style of the shiny river pebble is enhanced by the solidity of porcelain material. Thanks to Villeroy & Boch, the bath area becomes a haven, a place for dreams and wellness.
Harvest every moment
Store each one so well
Looking back you will not say
Where it flew ~ I cannot tell…
Vitra is a Swiss furnishing company, with a strong dedication to the preservation of designs of yesteryear. Vitra brings to you the products of George Nelson, an American architect-turned-designer are a breath of fresh air on the landscape of home designs. Nelson's originality and creativity turn the useful and mundane into art and drama. Just peering at these unique wall-clocks one can get swept away with the brilliance and courage that made George Nelson the innovator he was. How fortunate are we that Vitra, with their engineering excellence and worldwide presence, has made it their duty and mission to fill the needs of home and office furniture that is both durable and inspiring.
Unleash your inner designer and see how Vitra can match your vision!