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Move Forward or Look Back? Fabric Trends from Heimtextil 2014

r January 29, 2014 | B Design Inspiration, Products + Trends

Heimtextil, the largest trade fair for interior textiles in the world, takes place each January in Frankfurt, Germany.  This is where interior designers, architects and retail buyers go to source new fabrics and spot emerging design trends. Each year, a group of prominent visionaries are chosen to identify the key themes for the upcoming season, and are given the freedom to design museum-quality, visually stimulating exhibits to show products that can be found at the trade fair that support their findings.  Their deliverables also include a 45 minute presentation and a book. This year’s exhibit was spectacular, as usual! Kate Franklin and Caroline Till from the FranklinTill Design Consultancy were responsible for developing the vision for the Trend Forum 2014. …

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Pinterest Fab 4: how to win at weekends

r September 14, 2012 | B Pinterest Faves

  If the daily grind is wearing you thin, it may be time to get away for a weekend. Make the most of your momentary hiatus from routine and get out there with these (insanely cute) Pinterest finds! 1. Weekend getaway travel guide- You’ll get more than a few ideas for surprising places to visit with this 36 Hour weekend travel guide from The New York Times. It is a collection of Lady Gray’s travel column that will help you uncover locales with character and charm, and tells you how to tackle them in 2 and a half day with practical itineraries. 2. The perfect weekender bag- Tote your weekend essentials in style with this on-trend navajo printed wool and leather bag. Luggage…

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Pinterest Fab 4: Back to School

r August 31, 2012 | B Pinterest Faves

There’s a wonderful feeling of newness and excitement that comes with the start of school. The movie “You’ve Got Mail” captures this feeling best when Joe Fox asks Kathleen Kelley: “Don’t you love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address.” Whether or not you or a little one are starting school this year, let’s get back that first day of school feeling with these classroom-inspired finds. 1. Smile-inducing school lunch ideas- Pack a lunch that makes your student smile when they open their lunch box, or feel like a kid again by bringing some creative eats to work….

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Ultimate Summer Road Trip Guide

r August 28, 2012 | B Eco Chic, Seasonal Trends

The Sizzlin’ Summer isn’t over yet and this week, thanks to our partnership with Bounce Energy we’re bringing you everything you need for the perfect summer road trip.  Photo thanks to flickr user Stuck In Customs. Summer is made for long drives with a warm breeze in your face. If you haven’t been able to get away yet this summer, it’s never too late to pack the car and go. As we continue our Sizzlin’ Summer Series, we’ll tell you all you need for the perfect summer road trip. Apps to Help Get You There With the wide array of smartphone apps for road tripping, you’ll be able to pack light. Just don’t forget your charger! On The Way will be the perfect…

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