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$1,350,000 home is ideal balance of lush rural life and contemporary design

Verdant pastures meet slick contemporary designs with this home located near Iowa City.

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Give your spaces the feel of luxury and modern designs with Befarha – a home furnishing line – brand post

From an artistic direction of designing to the manufacturing of the best in Home Decor: a blend of global style has been brought to an Indian production with BeFarha Homes. A modern home furnishings line that is unique in their choice of colour, make, and utility while giving life to spaces that are both sophisticated and delicate extensions of the client’s interests.

With an aesthetic and creative outlook from design to production, the goal of BeFarha is to create homes with hints of style along with warm and welcoming spaces. Designing products with the perfect colours, patterns and styles, this

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10 Questions With… Roar Founder Pallavi Dean

Pallavi Dean is the founder and creative director of Roar, a Dubai-based interior design studio. The firm’s design approach is “deeply rooted in empathy and creating experiences for the user of the space” she says. “When we describe our firm we always say it is 50 percent wild and 50 percent tame. The tame side is the scientific research side, the wild side is the artistic part.” Dean studied architecture, graphic design and set design as well as interior design. We spend about 86 percent of our time indoors, maybe 95 percent now with COVID, so I thought if

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INFINITI QX60 Monograph previews design of next-generation three-row SUV

  • Provides vision of how INFINITI plans to transform the future QX60
  • Showcases new elegant and muscular design direction
  • Details draw inspiration from brands Japanese heritage
  • Next-generation production QX60 to be revealed in 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dressed in a reflective platinum hue, the INFINITI QX60 Monograph* previews a more upscale and commanding design for the brand’s popular family-focused SUV.

“We commenced the design of the Monograph knowing this was an opportune time to start a discussion about where we are planning to take the QX60 in the future and more broadly, where we are heading

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Abraham Thomas named architecture and design curator for The Met

Abraham Thomas, former director of the Sir John Soane’s Museum, has been named curator of architecture and design at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Thomas said he was “thrilled and honored” to join The Met as Thomas in the newly created role, Daniel Brodsky Curator of Modern Architecture, Design, and Decorative Arts.

The role is an expansion of the position of Daniel Brodsky Associate Curator of Architecture and Design, which was first created in 2014 and held by British curator Beatrice Galilee.

Previous roles at Smithsonian Institution and V&A

The position follows a number of architecture and

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Interior Decorating | Home Guides

When decorating your home, it is always important to remember that each room deserves unique considerations. Get tips on interior decorating with help from an interior and life designer in this free video series.

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    How to Decorate a Living Room Like a Cottage

    Decorating a living room like a cottage is a great way to give a space a warmer, cozier look. Decorate a living room like a cottage with help from an interior and life designer in this free video clip. Hi, I’m Carol Ruth Weber of Weber Life Design and we’re here at Safavieh Home Furnishings …

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    Exterior signage approved for carousel & longshed projects at Canalside

    Graphic: Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp.

    Graphic: Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp.

    Mon, Sep 14th 2020 12:55 pm

    See renderings here

    Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. met Monday and took several actions, including exterior signage design approval for the Buffalo Heritage Carousel (BHC) and longshed at Canalside.

    “These actions further advance the Buffalo Heritage Carousel and longshed projects, which are key elements of the Canalside site as it is built out,” ECHDC Chairman Robert Gioia said. “The new signage is consistent with Canalside’s design guidelines and will complement other signage on the site.”

    The Buffalo Heritage Carousel has proposed a full-color sign displaying the carousel name,

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    STM star receiver Jack Bech plans on special encore performance in senior season | High Schools

    Jack Bech isn’t done yet.

    After only one season as a full-time starter at St. Thomas More, Bech already ranks third in yards receiving in school history.

    As a junior, the Vanderbilt commitment caught 91 passes for 1,668 yards and 20 touchdowns in helping the Cougars finish 11-2 along with the Division II state championship.

    “I don’t think Jack is done,” STM offensive coordinator Shane Savoie said. “I think there needs to be another growth spurt this season, not only as a wide receiver but as a leader. And then in other areas where he can help our team.”


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    10 interior design trends which could boost your house value by thousands

    From Country Living

    The interior design trends which could help to boost the value of your property by thousands has been revealed in a new study — and the much-loved Scandinavian style has taken the winning spot.

    Mortgage comparison website, Bankrate, entered the biggest interior design styles into Zoopla’s property search tool to calculate average house prices in England for each style, and uncover how much each one could add to the value of a home.

    While Scandi style unsurprisingly came out on top (it was also named the top interior trend for 2020), other trends in the top 10

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    Toyota adds 4Runner TRD Venture as a special off-road edition for 2020


    George (Chambers) Williams III, .Photo by Juanito Garza. 4/20/2007

    While consumers continue to embrace the crossover utility vehicle with its unibody design, there are still a few hardy, traditional body-on-frame SUVs available, including the venerable Toyota 4Runner.

    Now in its fifth generation, the 4Runner dates to 1984, but today’s version is so much more advanced that it’s pretty much the standard-bearer among family-friendly SUVs when it’s in its real element – the off-road environment.

    The midsize 4Runner returned for 2020 a new TRD off-road model called the Venture Special Edition, designed with for ridge-runners and sand-crawlers.

    For 2020, the Venture

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    Pamplin Media Group – Reused MAX train designs debated at Oregon Rail Heritage Center

    When a MAX car is worn out — do you scrap it, or do something else with it? City opting for second option

    Instead of junking its oldest trains, TriMet worked with Portland State University’s Center for Public Interest Design to set up a competition envisioning how its oldest MAX light rail cars might be used when retired in a few years.”MAX” is an acronym for “Metro Area Express”. The recycled trains will likely be parked near Lloyd Center at some point in the future.

    A brainstorming session called the “2020 Re-purposing Light Rail Cars Design Competition” was held in

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    13 Best Thanksgiving Door Decor

    front porch with swing and orange door decorated for fall


    Whether you’re hosting a family gathering or simply want to do your part in beautifying the neighborhood this fall, festive Thanksgiving door decor is the way to go. Given that your door is the first thing anyone sees, hanging seasonal wreaths, door knockers, and florals sets the right attitude for the season of gratitude. Ahead, we rounded up thirteen cheerful and stylish front doors that set the mood for a memorable Thanksgiving.

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    Below the Knocker

    Hanging up a wreath is the best way to give your front porch a little fall

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    Global Interior Design Services Industry

    Global Interior Design Services Market to Reach $255. 4 Billion by 2027. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Interior Design Services estimated at US$150. 7 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$255.

    New York, Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Global Interior Design Services Industry” –
    4 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 7.8% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Residential, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 8.1% CAGR and reach US$157.1 Billion by the

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    2017 Chevy Traverse Exterior Design & Details

    The exterior of the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse goes unchanged from the 2016 model year.

    Body Styles

    The Traverse will continue to be offered solely as a four-door crossover with a liftback hatch.

    Complete details on the 2017 Traverse body style (with pictures).


    The LS Base (1SM), LS (1LS) and LT (1LT, 2LT) models are equipped with a single exhaust outlet, while the 2LT Graphite Special Edition and Premier (1LZ) feature dual exhaust which enables them to make slightly more horsepower and torque.


    Traverse LS Base and LS come standard with black, power-adjustable rearview mirrors that are manually folded.

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    Singer-songwriter and ‘AGT’ alum Cami Bradley is focused on ‘Fun,’ family, friends and Spokane

    Many lives changed and some lost a great deal when the novel coronavirus altered everything in March. Cami Bradley was left with a huge void seven months ago when her father, Paul Miller, passed away.

    The worship pastor at the family’s church, Life Center, succumbed to a blood clot after being plagued by a variety of illnesses since 2012. Miller, a doting father, discovered his daughter’s musical gift when she was a toddler and did all that he could to cultivate her talent.

    “My dad was a musician, so he understood me and encouraged me,” Bradley said while calling from

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    City continues discussions with Sound Transit on interchange design

    Staff Report

    The city sent a letter to Sound Transit on Oct. 2 conveying its ongoing concerns that Sound Transit is not honoring the deal it struck regarding interchange design plans in a 2017 Settlement Agreement.

    According to a press release, the city said it continues to provide detailed and expansive technical comments on design plans submitted by Sound Transit and are administering the permit review process consistent with the agreement.

    The detailed letter notes that the city is continuing its timely review of Sound Transit’s permits and plans in compliance with the agreement and is in no way delaying

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    Rental apartment decorating ideas

    Settling into a brand-new apartment? Congratulations! Your first job is to make it feel less…well, like every other apartment, and more like home. Your home. “You found the perfect apartment and location. Only downside is that it lacks personality and style,” says Michelle Harrison-McAllister, an interior designer based in San Diego. “There are easy and affordable temporary solutions to add your vibe.”

    a chair sitting in front of a brick building: Novogratz Webster Plant Stand

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    Novogratz Webster Plant Stand

    a bed with a green blanket: Opalhouse Tropical Peel & Stick Wallpaper Green

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    Opalhouse Tropical Peel & Stick Wallpaper Green

    Outfitting your space, though, is not just about bringing out your style. You’ll want to optimize the limited space you have while not

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    Luxury Interior Design Market Sets the Table for Continued

    Luxury Interior Design Market

    COVID-19 Outbreak-Global Luxury Interior Design Industry Market Report-Development Trends, Threats, Opportunities and Competitive Landscape in 2020 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, risk side analysis, and leveraged with strategic and tactical decision-making support. The study provides information on market trends and development, drivers, capacities, technologies, and on the changing investment structure of the COVID-19 Outbreak-Global Luxury Interior Design Market. Some of the key players profiled in the study are Peter Mikic, Fox Linton, Taylor Howes Designs, Katharine Pooley, Tara Bernerd & Partners, Fiona Barratt Interiors, Kelly Hoppen Interiors, David

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    The new Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Limousine Exterior Design

    With a more striking design, enhanced options for individualisation and the MBUX infotainment system, Mercedes-AMG is enhancing the E53 4MATIC+ Saloon and Estate business-class models. The completely restyled front view lends the Performance E-Class an even more powerful appearance. The AMG-specific radiator grille with its A-shaped contour reinforces the impression of width, as do the flat LED headlamps. Extensive design measures also make the rear view of the saloon look even more muscular. They include the two-piece tail lights, the new rear apron and the new diffuser insert. The interior is also characterised by more sportiness in the form of

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    Talking free agency and nine years on the Red Sox with Jackie Bradley Jr.: ‘It’s just a special, special achievement’

    “Let’s sit outside.”

    Despite gray skies and potential rain, Bradley had a lot to soak in just a day after his season ended. He sat down with the Globe and traced how he’s gotten to this point and discussed his free agency ahead.

    The Red Sox are all Bradley’s ever known. It was the organization that drafted him in the first round out of the University of South Carolina in 2011, that saw him steamroll through the minors, set spring training on fire in ’13, and earn an Opening Day roster spot only to see him fall flat. It was

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