The Gift of A Glorious Window

Thanks-Giving Square Chapel with Dazzling Stained Glass windows

Visitors to the Phillip Johnson-designed Thanks-Giving Square in Dallas, Texas will enjoy the uniquely designed areas for meditation and reflection and the many outstanding architectural additions. The "Glory Window" (above) inside the spiral of the Chapel of Thanksgiving attracts thousand of … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Paperhand Puppet Intervention

One of the many detailed designs from the PPI show 'I am an Insect'

There are a lot of people in the world who make it their mission to evoke change and promote positivity in many different ways. That's why, in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, it's not unusual to see large, colorful rabbits, frogs, bears and lots of other interesting creatures roaming around the local … [Read more...]

Flowing, Draping, Pillowing: Glass

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Since I was recently geeking-out at the Heatherwick Studio show at Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, I thought it was worthwhile to show you just a few of the unique ways that Thomas Heatherwick and his band of merry designers have come up with some amazing buildings, interiors, and sculptures that … [Read more...]

Trends of #HPmkt – Taste The Rainbow

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You could feel the optimism of High Point Market this year; which was quite an accomplishment. Everyone seemed to think it was back to business and I saw more smiles than I'd seen in a long time. That attitude was reflected in the bright colors that popped throughout showrooms, and what I found … [Read more...]

Trends of #HPmkt – Artistic Flair

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One of my favorite trends of High Point Market, is the one that gets away from the look of mass production and uniformity. These products want you to see the hand of the artist: a brushstroke, a imperfect line, a spark of creativity and looseness that makes one feel as if the piece was created just … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Pumpkin Guts for a Great Cause

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It's all about guts today in Charlotte, NC. Well, guts and making some well-deserved wishes comes true! Today, the 6th annual GUTS event will be taking place at the NC Music Factory. The event is a friendly pumpkin carving competition whose goal is to raise money and awareness for the Make-A-Wish … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Tons of Fun at the Dixie Classic Fair

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  This Friday, October 3rd, marks the first day of the 132-annual Dixie Classic Fair in Winston-Salem, NC. The fair, which is the 2nd largest in our state (right behind the annual NC State Fair) and the 50th largest in all of North America, runs through Sunday, October 12th. We've talked … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Celebrating the Arts in North Carolina

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This week and the upcoming weekend are all about the arts here in North Carolina! There are several different festivals and events taking place from the mountains all the way to the coast. Arts, crafts, music, literature....you name it, it's happening! The Dunn Center for the Performing Arts, on … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Gorgeous colors at Julian Price Lake

The mountains of North Carolina are a wonderful place to visit. There's so much to do and so many breathtaking sights to see in the region! Today, we're heading to the beautiful town of Blowing Rock which is home to one of the state's oldest travel attractions, The Blowing Rock. The town of  Blowing … [Read more...]

An Exploration of Glass Chairs

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When people think of furniture made of glass they usually think of tabletops. Which we're completely all for, mind you. We have created some dazzling custom table tops and toppers over the years. But as designers and artists envision the uses of glass, we realize that they can be much, much … [Read more...]