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February 2013 Trade Events

February 2013 starts off with a jam-packed event in Jacksonville, Florida. From the 1st to the 3rd of the month you can attend the Jacksonville Spring Home Show – host to an incredible variety of home industry exhibitors. Live demonstrations and new products and services attract thousands of visitors and provide a real opportunity to […]

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Six Savvy Tips when Planning Your Kitchen Pantry

A pantry can be organized regardless if it is a brand new kitchen or a redesign. The variety of storage options is staggering and no matter what size or configuration you are dealing with, your pantry can hold more stock than it currently does. Tip #1 Use a Tape MeasureBefore purchasing any shelving or storage […]

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FAQs About LEED

The past few years have been a turning point for builders and designers alike. A serious effort to create beautiful buildings and products from materials that are sustainable and do not harm the eco-system has bas been at the top of the list for many industrial manufacturers. What Do the Letters LEED Stand For?They are […]

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January 2013 Trade Events

As they hit the ground running at the beginning of the New Year, design professionals will be kept busy attending trade shows that cover every aspect of design and associated products, services and education. At home and abroad the extensive list of venues is impressive to say the least. This is how a dedicated member […]

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26 Trends Unite with the Tried and True: From A to Z!

ABCDEFG Accessories run the gamut this year: clear, colorful and eclectic art glass, metallic ware, lighting and virtually all other accessory categories Baths are sleek and spa-like, leaning towards organic, natural materials Clean Lines are always stylish and make a great backdrop for personal kitsch, trendy colors and textured materials Doors in kitchens and baths […]

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Eclectic Isn’t Going Anywhere: 2013 Trends

As we bid good-bye to 2012, prepare to welcome in 2013 as the year of Eclectic Gone Wild! Much like history has turned a page on the age of "there’s only one way of doing things" kitchen and bath design has turned a corner – and it isn’t likely going back any time soon. According […]

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Wall Units

Wall units and Entertainment Centers are built for a variety of reasons and purposes. Often pre-fabricated furniture (mass produced) does not address the needs of the individual consumer or keep pace with this technology driven generation. The quantity and variety of audio and visual electronics and technological game systems that the average family owns demands […]

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Built-In Cabinetry

Built-in cabinetry goes one step beyond wall units and entertainment centers. It is an addition to your home; bringing a sense of stability as it becomes a part of the architecturally designed interior, and blending companionably with its surroundings.  Older homes were often constructed with shelving integrated into the walls of vestibules, dining rooms, kitchens […]

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ASID RealWorld DesignWeek 2012: Paying a Visit to Schrapper’s

When we received a personal note requesting a tour of our showroom from       Gosia Fedele, President Elect for the ASID Florida South Chapter, there wasn’t a moment’s hesitation: both Beverly and Keith Levine graciously invited Ms. Fedele along with her group of professional interior designers and interior design students. This makes it two years running […]

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Joan Lunden to Speak at the WILA Luncheon

Beverly Levine is chairing the Executive Women of  the Palm Beaches WILA Awards luncheon.  The Women in Leadership Awards luncheon is their major fundraiser to help women in need in our community.  EWPB provides scholarships to deserving women that are re-inventing themselves and to high school students that need assistance with college.  Also, helping with other […]

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