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I want to be the kind of person who is sentimental enough to save material objects whose origin means something to me. I try to be, but my eye sees cohesive design and sputters to a stop when the fluidity of the scheme breaks. As we consolidate our belongings in preparation of a move, ironically

By Rivki Rabinowitz

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Attaching meaning to items in our homes elevates their worth   We often discuss the enjoyment we receive from the items in our home in aesthetic or functional descriptors, but that’s the easy work. It’s not about new pieces, or upcycling trendy pieces so they appear even more current; instead, it’s about upcycling memories, honoring

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When I think of my childhood kitchen, I think of the island seating. I don’t know how she did it, but my mother would have fresh breakfast prepared every morning when we awakened. There were half grapefruits sprinkled with sugar. There were strawberry smoothies way before smoothies were on trend; and if there was cereal,

By Rivki Rabinowitz

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Whether we like it or not, turning to huge conglomerates like Amazon has become a reflexive method for sourcing items big to small, necessity to gift. Here are some of the ones that have elevating my home or gifting experience.   ALPHAACC MINI POTTED ARTIFICIAL PLANT For those of you who can relate to my

By Aviva Burke

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There is no party without the main event: our readers, the pulse and inspiration behind every article   When my first daughter turned one, I spent days planning her birthday party. I formed misshapen cake pops and over-the-top goodie bags. Our apartment was hot and small, packed with spirited family. It was perfect, except for

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“I reached out as soon as my friend’s child was diagnosed with cancer. The girl needed a new bed, and I thought the TDG Furniture Exchange might have something that could work.” Every good designer believes that there is much more to design than materialism. Design has purpose. A good design promotes optimal performance — both

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