INSPIRING & ENERGIZING
THE DESIGN INDUSTRY

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"The whole of Paris is a vast university of Art, Literature and Music... it is worth anyone's while to dally here. Paris is a seminar, a post-graduate course in everything." Experience Paris as a Parisian for a week in January. Not only will you explore Paris, Maison & Objet and what’s becoming the best global […] Read More

Textile Week is Back!

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Fabric selection is the most favorite part of a designer’s job and the most difficult. Textiles are a complex discipline with staggering choices. I love talking textiles and frankly it’s a much-needed conversation. With the resurgence of the soft side of design, we are selling and specifying more fabrics than ever before- and in a […] Read More

We’re Going Back!

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   As many of you know, I am a self- confessed Francophile. ( OK, I admit, at times it is a borderline obsession.) I love everything about France; especially the South of France. I feel at home there and in my dream world would drop everything and move in a hot minute. But real life […] Read More

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A Unique Venetian Dream Come True! Our wonderful guest chef from Provence just happens to be from Venice and that got us thinking…there’s so much great textile and design history in Venice, so many new resources to discover and explore. Everyday Extraordinary Venice was born! We’ve booked a fabulous 4-story palazzo in the Castello sestieri […] Read More

Textile Week

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Fabric selection is the most favorite part of a designer’s job and the most difficult. Textiles are a complex discipline with staggering choices. I love talking textiles and frankly it’s a much-needed conversation. With the resurgence of the soft side of design, we are selling and specifying more fabrics than ever before- and in a […] Read More

Wanderlust Sale

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We’re 3 months away and counting down the days…until we return to Provence ! Our Everyday Extraordinary Provence tour is  one week, May 16-23. 2017 filled with design exploration, education, inspiration and fun. Take the opportunity to combine business with pleasure and join us for journey of a lifetime. Best of all? It all counts […] Read More

IWCE Happenings

We're almost 30 days out the International Window Coverings Expo (IWCE) in Charlotte, NC March 7-9, 2017. I am am elbows deep into samples, fabrics, trims and hardware getting ready for the show and my part in it. I'm doing some great seminars and events and would love to have you join me. Here's a […] Read More

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One of my New Year resolutions was to satisfy my wanderlust. I love to travel, but I REALLY love to travel when it also involves one or more of my passions.  In 2016, we ventured further into the design travel arena with our Everyday Extraordinary tour to Provence. If I say so myself, it was […] Read More