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Monday, May 7, 2018   /   by Brian Ness

5 Ways to Perfect Your Pool

With summer on its way, we are taking a look at what’s trending in high-end pool design. From large fire pits to unique water features, these innovative pools — designed by California Pools & Landscape — exude true luxury.



Bring the Fire — While fire has always been an important element of a backyard space, fire pits now often merge with pool design. An abundance of fire makes this well-lit pool perfect for night swimming.



Goodbye to Blue — Historically pools have been blue, and while most are continuing this tradition, some homeowners are getting creative. Gray, navy or even black bottom pools bring a more dramatic look to any backyard. 




 Blending In — Whether it’s using huge rocks or lush greenery, pools are increasingly blending into the natural aesthetic of their location.




Infinity Pools — While infinity pools are not a new addition to luxury pool design, they ...

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Monday, May 7, 2018   /   by Brian Ness

5 Ways to Perfect Your Pool

With summer on its way, we are taking a look at what’s trending in high-end pool design. From large fire pits to unique water features, these innovative pools — designed by California Pools & Landscape — exude true luxury.



Bring the Fire — While fire has always been an important element of a backyard space, fire pits now often merge with pool design. An abundance of fire makes this well-lit pool perfect for night swimming.



Goodbye to Blue — Historically pools have been blue, and while most are continuing this tradition, some homeowners are getting creative. Gray, navy or even black bottom pools bring a more dramatic look to any backyard. 




 Blending In — Whether it’s using huge rocks or lush greenery, pools are increasingly blending into the natural aesthetic of their location.




Infinity Pools — While infinity pools are not a new addition to luxury pool design, they ...

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Friday, April 27, 2018   /   by Brian Ness

Pick a Pattern: 6 New Looks for Spring

No matter the time of year, finding methods to refresh your home starts with the five senses. To deliver new ways of satisfying sight and touch, HBF Textiles’ new Spring 2018 collection brings together six new handcrafted fabrics that reflect energy through playful themes and thoughtful composition. 
Designed by Mary Jo Miller, vice president of design and creative director, the collection was inspired by an affection for liveliness and dynamic, sensory fabrics.
“I believe the quality of a tactile experience is essential. The materials used throughout the Spring Collection are thoughtful, warm, fuzzy, bold, and rich,” explains Miller. “Each fabric is a one-of-a-kind design with its own unique story and rich color palette.”
With 52 colorways and 6 new fabrics, the Spring Collection seeks to push beyond the expected by remaining unique and versatile.
Color Code 
A simple design that conveys multiple colorations against a continuous b ...

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Monday, April 9, 2018   /   by Brian Ness

The Ultimate Getaway for Film Buffs

From New York City and Los Angeles to Paris and Tokyo, this one-of-a-kind trip takes travelers to iconic film locations around the world.

   


Priced at $256,211, this three-month-long adventure includes travel costs to 20 of the world’s most famous film locations throughout five continents and 10 countries. The high-end getaway for two is offered by VeryFirstTo.comand managed in partnership with luxury travel company, Unmissable.
Private guided tours allow travelers to relive scenes from classic films; enjoy Breakfast at Tiffany’s in New York, march the rugged landscape of Glencoe in Scotland as seen in Braveheart, fall in love at the romantic Trevi Fountain as seen in La Dolce Vita, and experience the magic of the Wudang Monastery as seen in Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.
Whether interested in romance, action or fantasy films, this trip is perfectly catered for lovers of all genres. Even an amateur film buff will be familiar with this outstanding r ...

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Monday, April 9, 2018   /   by Brian Ness

Homeowners Craving Bolder Colors

Neutrals no more! The main focus now in interior design is color, and it’s go BOLD or go home.
“People are craving more color,” said Anna Shiwlall, owner and principal designer of 27 Diamonds Design. The colors of the year in interior design represent the demand for more colors that convey deeper messages and ulterior meanings.



The colors of the year were caliente for Benjamin Moore, oceanside for Sherwin-Williams and ultra violet for Pantone. Caliente is a strong, radiant red, while oceanside is a more complex, deep color that balances blues and greens together. The ultra violet shade is an enigmatic purple that shows people’s yearning to understand the unknown.

“We’re really working with a lot of jewel tones,” said Laura Edge, owner of L. Ruth Interior Design.


For the spring, interior designers are looking to couple deeper tones with brighter colors. “In terms of your pops of color, coral is still kind of a fun mix in wi ...

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