Folding Screens – Making Design Problems Disappear

Folding Screens – Making Design Problems Disappear

Folding screens have a long history in interior design. In ancient China early examples were made of painted wood. Later, Japanese screens were constructed of more portable paper that was painted, lacquered or gilded. In the 1500’s they were brought to Portugal by European traders, and soon the concept spread across...
Creative Entertaining Ronnie Claire Edwards’ Book Party

Creative Entertaining Ronnie Claire Edwards’ Book Party

Okay, so the economy isn’t fantastic, and winter is here. That sounds to me like the time to celebrate! Huh?…you might ask… but let’s face it, sometimes we just need to do something to lift our spirits a bit. This requires not just getting together, but creative thinking to create a gathering that surprises and...
The Luxury of Choice Designing at the Plaza Hotel

The Luxury of Choice Designing at the Plaza Hotel

Everyone knows that Eloise, the fictional character who lives in New York City’s storied Plaza hotel, is one lucky, little girl. Should it be any wonder then that people from across the globe are now scrambling to get a peek at her newly transformed home? Thanks to a $400 million renovation by El-Ad Properties, a considerable portion of the former hotel has been reborn as one of New York City’s most exclusive condominiums, offering up a range of apartments literally fit for a...