Unique among the arts, interior design reflects more about our choice of it than it does of the designer. Its 3-dimensionality, its functionality, its size, color, material, pattern, and many other more subtle dimensions of interior design speak volumes about who we are, where we've been, and what we aspire to. Find here the latest, hottest, coolest, most evocative and cleverest international designs... design that's totally unleashed.
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One adventure in gastronomy I have not enjoyed yet is eating an old family photo. The thought of it is actually not that appealing to me. But what is appealing is the idea of receiving an edible portrait of almost anything else, especially if it's chocolate.
The folks at Think Geek know about caffeine, believe me. How do you think they're able to test the hundreds of weird products they receive every day and then write-up all the clever things to say about them? CAFFEINE! There had been a fast turnover of employees at Think Geek just because of caffeine - the employees, you see, couldn't sleep - at night, at least....
Just as I was introduced to Starbucks coffee-free Strawberries and Creme Frappachino, I learn that its lovely ballet pink color is not from the mix of deep ripe strawberries and luscious thick cream. Darn that I had to find out that a cactus feeding bug found in Central and South America is the mother of the color in Starbuck's pink drinks and desserts. Yum. Chopped cochineals.
Just when you thought you'd seen the last soda bottle chandelier, table, or chair... Polish interior designer Pawel Grunert creates the bottle chair to end all bottle chairs: the Eco Chaise Lounge, a magnificent, dynamic sculptured work that's as organic in design as Grunert 's wood and steel masterpieces.
Bud has fallen 204 slots down to number 220 in consumer loyalty among America's top brands during the last quarter century. But a big new campaign - not a new taste, but some new marketing efforts and a newly designed can geared toward attracting young, but legal-age, drinkers - is underway for Budweiser beer.
If you're not too skittish to plop down $120 on a pair of shoes these days, then you have to have to plop it down on the Fontessa. These fashion firsts, designed by Brazilian architect/artist/designer Gaetano Pesce, are right in step with today's customizable products....