Al Fresco Accessories

Spring warm weather always comes with joy, sun and the want for outdoor entertainment. Fun and colorful accessories for the backyard or a picnic in the park add a happy touch to any meal. Here are four must haves: the aqua napkin holder by Guzzini Blown jug by same Oil and Vinegar cruet set by…

All White

White snow days make you think of white. As the white disappears and the greenery of spring takes over, the afterimage of white lingers with me always. The fantasy like interior landscapes that can have a  life of their own the elegant lines of a successful furniture design (Bardot, by Bernhardt Design) a white background…

Best German Kitchens

My recent encounter with german culture drew my attention back to their products. We all know of the highly technical quality and precision demonstrated in so many fields, culminating often with the automotive industry. Kitchens are another top of the heap for them. Here are some of my favourite german brands: Alno: Bulthaup: Hacker: Here is…

Accent mosaics and tiles

When it comes to a certain tile-look in your kitchen or bathroom, there are a few rules that if adhered to, will get you the best value for your efforts. Look for something with personality. Best to let your instincts rule on this one. If you walk into a place and you see something you love,…