ClaireColes_CollagePaper

Whimsical and childish walk a fine line, but when a designer finds that balance--I'm charmed. Master seamstress and wallpaper designer Claire Coles'  signature-move is to cut, layer and stitch vintage papers together to create pattern. The texture and 3-D effect really make her scenes pop and stick in the mind. Her latest wallpaper, Collages ...

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Technology is seeping into design. And I am not talking about the advances in materials and processes, but the look, the amorphous perception of digital that's being translated into home decor. Take the Planko vanity that I saw last weekend at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair for example. When I saw this stylized jagged ...

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When it comes to holiday decorating, I love a nutcracker and a reindeer or two, but the best buy is the decor you dont have to put away in January. These pierced plates, for example, look very festive with their red ribbon hangers, but change the bow to blue, lime, or fuchsia, and they would ...

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Last week I went to the kickoff of eTabletop's holiday sale and came back with a shopping bag-full of dishes and a head-full of decorating ideas. To sell the online store's extra inventory, founder and CEO Christina Norsig rented out a temporary space in SoHo to create a Pop-up Shop. The store, ...

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