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But…Switch to Which? – this EASY primer helped me considerably on the Pros/ Cons and cost $$$ of the new light bulbs.  Hallelujah! you do NOT have to live with those icky light bulb colors any more!!!   AND, if you … Continue reading

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Food Shapes for Health!

But…..what do the shapes of food tell you?  Know your shape patterns!!  This is your clue to a healthier diet and God had this all planned out… that is DESIGN MAGIC!  This article was a viral email. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Where Did This Style Come From? Palladio!!

“In 2008 a multi-year celebration of the 500th anniversary of Andrea Palladio’s birth commenced. Although Palladio’s name is unfamiliar to most Americans, this 16th-century Italian has had an immeasurable impact on our county’s architectural image. His descriptions of the classical … Continue reading

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Animal Patterns

Can you tell I love dogs?   I would just love a custom fabric/ wallpaper design with my “precious Riley” humorously commemorated like this! For you discriminating clients out there – your wish is technology’s command! I found this in a … Continue reading

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Collage Architecture

Here is what NOT to do with an architect! Look closer at this engaging room to see what I call “COLLAGE ARCHITECTURE”.  It might look nice if you squint your eyes up tight!!  But in real life it is a … Continue reading

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Frank Gehry’s house, designed for living

“Many believe that architects get a bad name by creating ugly buildings in the name of “creative genius.” Read this thought-provoking article written by Robert Campbell and published in the Boston Globe about the recent distinction given to Frank Gehry’s … Continue reading

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