Category Archives: Design

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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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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A Mad Men Night: A Full Nelson!

If you’re in San Antonio, Texas, tonight, you’re a lucky duck because the McNay Art Museum is hosting “A Mad Men Night” with George Nelson. The architect, writer, designer and educator is going to revisit the heyday of American Modernism. … 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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Wasted on The Way (Again?)

We at Roaming by Design have an exciting announcement to make during this incredibly energetic week in NYC. As the design world comes to the city for ICFF, we are launching our new social media consultancy, Adroyt. Our first event … Continue reading

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Miele + Riedel = Crystal Clear

  A Miele masterpiece, soon In Vino Veritas! When I received the invitation to attend a comparative glassware Champagne and wine tasting hosted by Maximilian Riedel, CEO of Riedel USA, and Nick Ord, CEO of Miele USA, with my dear … Continue reading

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Making Some Noise (the Wine’s Unfiltered)!

Tonight, winemaker Chris Millard of Napa Valley’s Newton Vineyard will be in New York to host an interactive workshop on sustainable winemaking. Also on hand will be Michael Wisner, the Snowmass, Colorado-based eco-friendly ceramicist who has joined with Newton for … Continue reading

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Grassroots Run Deep: Green Provocateur in Milan

The world is heading to Milan for Salone Internazionale del Mobile forthwith and it’s likely that everyone in the design world is going to be met with an entirely different landscape than they’ve encountered in central Milan in the past, … 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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