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Top Atlanta Luxury Interior Designer, VPI Design, Reports on Most Popular 2020 Styles in Wall Coverings

Luxury Interior Designer, VPI Design by Dina Varner, weighs in on the top wall coverings seen in 2020; Venetian Plaster, Textured Paper, Leather and Upholstered Walls.

ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / August 27, 2020 / Atlanta Luxury Interior Designer, VPI Design, explores three types of wall covering styles in detail to highlight the benefit of their use added to a room.

Venetian Plaster:

Venetian plaster has been used since ancient times to decorate walls. While this trend had fallen off, it has since made a comeback allowing the client to achieve a Mediterranean style. Venetian plaster is a wallcovering made from putty that is created from fired limestone and water. As it is applied to the wall and as it dries, it returns to the look and feel of limestone. This process is a natural option for people who desire a luxurious look.

Venetian plaster is all natural, highly durable,

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The Obamas Decorated with Finds from Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn, and Anthropologie, According to a New Book About Their White House

If you’re longing to escape to a time when the “People’s House” was not akin to a militarized island surrounded by tall metal fencing, consider the new book about the interior design of President Barack Obama’s White House, publishing September 1.

Written by Michael S. Smith, the designer that Barack and Michelle tapped for the decorating job (with help from Margaret Russell, former editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest), “Designing History: The Extraordinary Art & Style of the Obama White House” takes readers room by room through Smith’s overhaul of the former First Family’s private residence. Michelle Obama wrote the book’s foreword.

Though Smith, of course, goes into detail about wallpaper and textile selections, art choices, and furniture sourcing, the book also includes a fair amount of White House history and behind-the-scenes trivia.

Here are some of the most interesting tidbits.

*Smith got the interior design gig thanks to Desirée Rogers,

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All-new Hyundai Tucson with impressive & futuristic design revealed

Hyundai has released the first official images of the all-new Tucson revealing the impressive and futuristic design of the upcoming C-SUV. The primary highlights of the fourth-generation Hyundai Tucson include the ‘Parametric Dynamics’ exterior design and the new InterSpace layout of the cabin.

Astonishing Exterior

We have to admit that the new Hyundai Tucson looks astonishing, so much so that it stands well above the design of the current 2020 Tucson that was launched in India in July at a starting price of INR 22.3 lakh (ex-showroom).

Hyundai’s phenomenal ‘Parametric Dynamics’ design language contains jewel-like details which are prominent on the new Tucson’s front end that consists of the Parametric Hidden Lights. These signature DRLs are seamlessly integrated into the jewel-like front grille and are only visible when turned on.

The side profile of the new Hyundai Tucson is as sporty, bold, and muscular as its front profile. The angular

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Priya Ahuja Rajda Shares Droolworthy Pictures With Her Munchkin, Ardaas, The Family Twins In Pink

Welcoming a child is one of the most precious moments of a couple’s life. With the baby, the mother also takes birth again. From the sleepless nights to keeping a check on the feeding routine, a new mother has to compromise a lot of things for the sake of her little one. But without any complains, she does everything and with perfection. Every moment spent with her little one is special for her and she makes sure to cherish each one of them. Television actress, Priya Ahuja Rajda, who is famous as ‘Rita reporter’ in the serial, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah is in such a happy space as she is riding high on motherhood. (Also Read: Aparshakti Khurana Spends Quality Time With His Wife Aakriti And Nephew Virajveer On Family Vacation)

It was on Janmashthami when Priya Ahuja Rajda had shared the news of her pregnancy on August 24,

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Review: The Windmill Air Conditioner

The Windmill app. When I opened the app, it displayed the temperature in Celsius most of the time, which was potentially a bug that will be fixed in the future. 

Connecting Windmill to my Wi-Fi and the app took a few tries but was otherwise simple. I controlled Windmill primarily from my phone out of laziness, but more often than not, upon opening the app the temperature display was set in Celsius. Sometimes it was Fahrenheit, but most of the time it would come up in Celsius, and I couldn’t find this as a setting in the app so I eventually just looked up the conversion to learn that I prefer my AC set at 23 degrees Celsius. (Windmill also confirmed they will be making improvements to the app which will update automatically for users.)

Energy Efficiency

As a company, Windmill prioritizes reducing their impact on the environment—and as consumers,

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DesignerInc Technology Platform and Marketplace For The Interior Design Trade Commences Fall MKT

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — DesignerInc MKT is a biannual Market event showcasing the industry’s leading manufacturers to DesignerInc’s growing audience of interior designers. Fall MKT commences 14 September and runs through 30 November. 

DesignerInc MKT emulates the activities and marketing opportunities traditionally offered offline and in-person. Each month of MKT, DesignerInc hosts a virtual Communication Week where we open up the floor to our manufacturers who will be sharing their experiences, updates and information about their newest creations with a special eye toward artisanal craftsmanship, production processes and the inspiration behind their collections. We often feature special, back-of-house facility tours and other unique experiences!

Please join your community during the week of September 15 – 18 for a series of lively discussions with leading manufacturers. Our September lineup features interviews and presentations with leadership from The Rug Company, Currey & Company, Theodore Alexander and Hellman-Chang, including

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Burger King Tests Touchless Restaurant Design in Miami

The year 2020 has been a challenging one for the restaurant industry. The coronavirus pandemic has compelled restaurants to change everything from interior design to menu options in order to keep up with safety requirements and consumer demand.

It’s happening on a large scale, as well.

Miami-based fast-food giant Burger King is unveiling a completely new restaurant design that prepares the fast-food chain for our “New Normal.” With more people demanding outdoor dining and contactless transactions, Burger King plans to test the design next year in Miami and several locations in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Rapha Abreu, global head of design at Burger King parent Restaurant Brands International, tells New Times that Miami was chosen because it’s the company’s hometown. “As of today, we have plans to pilot one of these restaurants in Miami in 2021. Miami was chosen because is where our headquarters are based in and where

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Birmingham stabbing victim was ‘light of our life’, says family



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Jacob Billington, who was stabbed to death in Birmingham on Sunday, has been described by his family as “the light of our life”.

The 23-year-old died after being attacked in Irving Street in the early hours of Sunday morning.

One of his friends, also 23, was seriously injured and remains in hospital in a critical condition, said West Midlands Police (WMP).

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and seven counts of attempted murder, and remains in custody.

In a statement issued through police, Mr Billington’s family said: “Jacob was the light of our life and we have been devastated by his loss.

“He was a funny, caring and wonderful person who was loved by every single person he met.

“He lit up every room with his boundless energy and witty humour and the loss of such a special person will be

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Namely Newborns Features Modern Baby Quilt Brand Casey Sheila Quilts

MIAMI, Sept. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Namely Newborns, a popular personalized baby products brand, is now featuring new modern baby quilts brand Casey Sheila Quilts on its website. The website currently carries nationally recognized baby product brands and uniquely customizes them with embroidered names, messages and more. The introduction of Casey Sheila Quilts will be the first handmade quilts offered for personalization on the Namely Newborns website. Ownership is also considering adding handmade quilted pillows which will also be a first for the popular baby products website.

The Namely Newborn’s website carries Casey Sheila Quilts most popular quilts including, Modern Triangle, Classic Square, and Flying Geese patterns. Additionally, children’s book-inspired special quilts collection includes King of all the Wild Things, Mischief of One Kind or Another and Wild Rumpus are also available. The quilts are made-to-order and personalized by Namely Newborns.

Namely Newborns “….was founded in 2003 with two

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Lisa Harrell Interiors is a Leading Interior Design Company in Lake Toxaway, NC

Lisa Harrell Interiors is a Leading Interior Design Company in Lake Toxaway, NC

Lake Toxaway, NC – If looking for an interior remodeling specialist in Lake Toxaway or the surrounding areas, Lisa Harrell is a renowned interior designer with extensive experience helping homeowners create award-winning designs for either a single area of their homes or a complete property remodel. She has managed hundreds of projects, building an impeccable track record based on her unique approach and unparalleled professionalism. 

“A love for craftsmanship and design has made Lisa Harrell Interiors a favorite of many homeowners in the region, as each of her projects are always full of unique details that make each space more attractive and welcoming. Harrell is best known for her use of layered tones and rich textures, which creates a distinctive and beautiful atmosphere in each space.” Said the spokesperson for Lisa Harrell Interiors, regarding what sets the company apart from others. 

Lisa firmly believes that execution is key to developing

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