Category Archives: Design Tastemakers

My Design Life (Well, Not Mine!)

The Cooper Hewitt was buzzing on August 16th when Lisa S. Roberts‘ show “My Design Life” was screened for an elite audience of design devotees. The docuseries premieres tonight with two back-to-back episodes on the Ovation network at 8:00 pm ET. The … Continue reading

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Shower Power

There are a number of thrills that come with having built a reputation as a quality journalist/ blogger and social media zealot, one of which is the opportunity to see how products are designed and made. Last week, American Standard … Continue reading

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Mmmm…May Mashup!

So we’re saying goodbye to May, marvelous month that it was, and stepping into June with our eyes on tweetups and junkets that will serve as great roaming opportunities, and we’ll definitely be reporting back (be sure to check out … Continue reading

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Digesting the AD Home Design Show

What’s chic and dynamic and fabulous all over? The three days Roaming by Design spent gallivanting around Manhattan as we made our way from our sophisticated digs at Cassa Hotel & Residences to the 10th annual Architectural Digest Home Design … Continue reading

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What a Day for a Tweetup!

Roaming by Design has been on the road a bit lately (uh, I guess that’s what we’re supposed to be doing when we promise roaming, huh?)! We’ve been around town (and across the pond, actually) gathering tweeps around us for … Continue reading

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Cleto Munari’s New York Debut (Finally!)

There is something to be said for waiting patiently for “the next big thing.” That said, I have absolutely no patience when it comes to postponing visionaries being celebrated in our American design milieu, which in so many ways lacks … Continue reading

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Sleeping Around: Veuve Clicquot Style!

If you’ve ever dealt with jet lag or insomnia, you just might decide Mathieu Lehanneur is your new best friend, especially if you are heading to the Hôtel du Marc after his Once Upon a Dream sleep capsules are in … Continue reading

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Fabric Fantasia

I’m out and about with mega-talented fabric artist Mary Stipe…look at those colors! I can’t wait to see the body of work she creates; talk about good design! Her colors remind me of Emile Zola’s declaration: I came to live … Continue reading

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Booking it to England

You all know what a sucker I am for books, and you might have guessed that any subject addressing a lack of soul in design would get my attention as well. There’s an event in Birmingham, England, this weekend that … Continue reading

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Johnny Grey on the Post-feminist Kitchen

I’m at Decorex in London for the debut of Johnny Grey’s new furniture line for the kitchen (see earlier posts about his inspirations on Design Commotion and my Examiner page). As I was interviewing him this morning, he said something … Continue reading

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