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hunt+gather: Re-inspired Design

03/02/13 Sara McLean

On a recent trip to New York City, NY for the PremiereVision and Indigo-Salon NYC textile design to-the-trade shows, I found a jewel among the textile firms - hunt+gather...

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Beauty in Motion: 21st Annual Film Costume Design Exhibit

03/02/13 Sara McLean

The glamour and style of the Oscars is on display at the Los Angeles Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) during this annual, one-of-a-kind exhibition.  Paying...

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Traditions in Color: Chinese New Year

03/02/13 Sara McLean

Exploring the many cultures throughout the world inspires the designer in all of us. Recently, these explorations carried me to the many festivities and celebrations of Chinese...

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Palm Springs Modernism Week: A Retro Celebration

03/02/13 Sara McLean

Traveling back in time, we arrive at the hippest place to be this week, Palm Springs, California, for the annual Modernism Week show. Filled with tours, exhibitions, and...

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Spotlight: Surfaces 2013 Trade Show Trends

02/18/13 Sara McLean

SURFACES/StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2013, a leading international design flooring trade show and conference sponsored by Hanley Wood, held its annual gathering concurrently...

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Pantone Introduces Fall 2013 Fashion Color Report

02/11/13 Sara McLean

With the opening of New York's Fashion Week, Pantone has announced their Fashion Color Report for Fall 2013. "Just as the leaves change in autumn, the consumer will enjoy the...

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Spotlight: Las Vegas Market Winter 2013

02/11/13 Sara McLean

With the New Year upon us, the design industry is looking to new see what’s new and trending in the world of product design for upcoming interior design projects. The market was...

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Spotlight: PremièreVision & Indigo New York

02/11/13 Sara McLean

January brings a plethora of new and exciting products and trends to view at trade shows all around the world. Key to the apparel and textile industry trade are Première Vision...

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The Art of Scent

02/02/13 Sara McLean

The Art of Scent, the first museum exhibition dedicated to exploring the design of perfume, is on display at New York’s Museum of Art and Design (MAD).  

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Nose Knows Design

02/02/13 Sara McLean

The latest design trend to hit the market is the art of scent design. Beyond celebrity perfumes and typical seasonal fragrances we’ve become accustomed to lies designers whose...