Category Archives: Architecture

As the World Turns…

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve posted here on Roaming By Design and there’s a reason for my absence. My writing life has changed since I began this effort four years ago next month, and rather than letting this … Continue reading

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A Taste of Maine

I attended a wonderfully executed event held by Visit Maine earlier this month, which has me dreaming up some idyllic summer plans. The food during the evening at the St. Regis Hotel was delicious, and the wine crisp and clean … Continue reading

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Ceramic Tile: The Perfect Bedfellow

You might not think of ceramic tile as the perfect bedfellow, but that’s exactly what was on our minds in May when I participated in a panel with Bart Bettiga, the executive director of the National Tile Contractors Association, and … Continue reading

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Architectural Adventures

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) convention is in town and the sun-dappled streets of Miami Beach are filled with lots of serious people looking up at buildings and pointing out iconic facades. While exhibitors bring their new products to … Continue reading

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ICFF Editors Awards Announced

The Table of Contents Page of Four Florida Moderns I haven’t made it to ICFF yet (I’m usually there the first day by the time the doors open) because I’ve been stuck at home on deadline. I’ll be there bright … Continue reading

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Silence is Golden

Tomorrow night, Nisi Berryman of NIBA Home is hosting a book signing for Four Florida Moderns and on May 11, Archivia Books will host us inside the International Contemporary Furniture Fair. It’s an exciting time of getting the word out … Continue reading

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Italy of My Dreams

Matthew White Interior designer and author Matthew White, who co-founded the New York design firm White Webb, has a new book out. The expressive title, Italy of My Dreams, hints at the beauty contained in the book, both in terms … Continue reading

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A Thoroughly Modern Milieu

I’m heading to Sarasota today for a book signing for Four Florida Moderns, which will honor the town’s talented architect Guy Peterson. I thought it would be great to share with you an article I wrote about one of the … Continue reading

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Voices of a Vernacular

I’m heading to the Books & Books in Coral Gables, Florida, this evening to present a poetic riff on my new book Four Florida Moderns. The idea was inspired by the ever so brilliant Joanne Molina, who I came to … Continue reading

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A Nobel Undertaking

The Pulitzer Prizes are being announced today at 3 p.m. and as a writer, I am anxious to learn which names will be added to the list of history’s literary luminaries. Beyond my love of words, I’m a writer who … Continue reading

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