Holly Golightly Whistles on the adroyt blog

Holly Golightly Furnishes Her Townhouse

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There’s a candid scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s during which Holly Golightly, portrayed so engagingly by Audrey Hepburn, navigates her tiny New York City apartment as she schools her neighbor Paul (a very handsome George Peppard) on the vicissitudes of angst. She cuddles Cat, pours milk into a champagne glass and places the needle on her […]

The Eames chair reimagined as spinal 3D printed sculpture

reDesign2012 Reimagines Eames

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After perusing the 40 reimagined Eames chair designs submitted in the reDesign2012 project at the Textile Museum of Canada, there was no contest in my mind which one felt the most artful: the spinal cord-inspired structure created by architects Matt Compeau and Bi-Ying Miao in collaboration with Levitt Goodman Architects. The organic wrapping spiral that is […]

Amanda Nisbet Dazzling Design

Dazzling Design (On a Dime!)

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This evening, Housing Works’ “Design on a Dime” event kicks off at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. Fifty of the world’s top interior designers have created room vignettes with new, donated merchandise, which will be sold for up to 50 to 70 percent off. The proceeds from “Design on a Dime” (#DOAD on Twitter) help […]

Total Design by Clodagh on adroyt blog

Clodagh: Home as an Expression of Grace

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In her first book Total Design: Contemplate, Cleanse, Clarify and Create Your Personal Spaces, Clodagh introduced her sensually rich take on aesthetics to a broader audience than she had previously had. Chapters in the book include “The Senses and Physical Space,” “The Power of Nostalgia,” The Music of Solitude: Creativity, Privacy and Retreat,” and “Fantasy […]

The Happy Home Project: A Practical Guide to Adding Style and Substance to Your Home on the adroyt blog

A Note About Style

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Author Jean Nayar’s book The Happy Home Project: A Practical Guide to Adding Style and Substance to Your Home was released last month and we’ve just had the chance to sit down and peruse the book, which is filled with beautiful photography and satisfying sentiment. “Who doesn’t want a happy home?” the author writes in […]