Around the World Travel and Design blog

If you haven't noticed, HoneyTrek.com has become my new labor of love. Seeing Design was meant to be the aesthetic arm of our blog about our 675-day honeymoon around the world, but the style and stories behind each of the 33 countries and 302 places we visited can't be separated from our journey to find ...

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Some people think Carnaval is just a debaucherous four-day party in Rio de Janiero but the rest of Brazil would have to disagree. Months leading up to Fat Tuesday, even the tiny towns are constructing elaborate floats, practicing samba routines, and gearing up for this nationwide party. Beyond the grandstands of Rio (we'll get to ...

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So flattered…this week I was apart of the judges panel for the Sixth Annual Umbra/Pratt Design Competition. To enter, these New York design students had to create products in the spirit of the modern home accessories firm that are innovative, useful, and feasible for production. To see the top three designs, you’ll have to wait ...

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It's late January in New York City and to buyers, editors, and wholesalers that means Gift Show. It's one of the largest accessory and home design fairs in the country and where I'll be spending my weekend. I've been receiving promotional emails all week from manufacturers trying to lure us to their booths with sneak ...

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