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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I'm a big museum fan but if given the choice to see the art in the climate-controlled rooms of the Met or the studio where art is being made, I'll choose the latter. That said, the Jersey City Artist Studio Tour might have been my dream exhibition. In its 19th year, the two-day festival doesn't ...

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What do Josiah Wedgwood and Charles Darwin have in common? A daughter and a mother! Josiah Wedgwood was Charles Darwin's grandfather! I discovered this interesting tidbit when I attended the UBS Art Gallery opening of "Josiah Wedgwood and His Circle." The exhibit focuses on the family and friends of Wedgwood, the vertible grandfather ...

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Campaign furniture has been steadily sneaking its way back into mainstream design but these new Anthropologie chairs prove it's modern again. Anthropologie worked with South African furniture makers, Melville and Moon, to recreate the classic foldable, adaptable hardwood Roorkhee chair but then had the local Pretoria textile company, Design Team, upholster it in a punchy ...

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