A Good Design Year to all!

 Dear readers, I have attached some Metropole Hotel Wonderland' glimpses from the winter season. I will always love that place and what they do in terms of decorating it. For the 8th of March, 2011, it was Lanvin doing magnificent champagne cookies, orchids and strawberrys cakes, placed in the lobby. Along with the customized cards issued with that ...

Charisma, or the courage to be different

Winston Churchill certainly had no fear of being different. He endlessly smoked huge cigars; slept all morning, than worked through the night; dictated crucial warr correspondence to his secretary while lying in the bath; and drank more champagne in a week than most of us do in a lifetime. (This provoked the rebuke from fellow ...

Emotionally Intelligent Design

This week I come across a very interesting article in Grand Design's June 2010 edition. The title was "Emotionally Intelligent Design" and it went like that: Creating happy spaces in our home to enhance our mental well being is just as important as finding the ideal property in the perfect spot. But how can we ...