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Award-Winning Designer Campion Platt Discusses Just What Makes a Home Luxury

Aug 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

New York-based Campion Platt has done everything, from designing homes and boutique hotels to his own line of custom furniture, but no matter what the project is, Platt always has luxury on his mind. To him, luxury isn't about the flashiest bejeweled furniture accents or the dollar tag on that new Persian rug, it’s about open spaces you can breathe and relax in. It may seem simple enough, but making a Manhattan home into a light and airy space isn't that easy. Platt was kind enough to take some time to chat with us about how he defines luxury, his own personal style, and the craziest client request he's gotten so far.... Read More

Landscape Designer Keith Williams Talks Million-Dollar Gardens & Shark Tanks That Double As Guest Houses

Aug 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Most people have no idea just what goes into landscape design, mistakenly believing that the job ends with plant placement. In reality, you should be thinking of hiring the right designer for the job outside just as seriously as you handle the one for inside the home—especially if you want your luxury residence to look like your celebrity neighbor's. After all, the outdoor living space is always what makes the first impression so you better make it a good one.... Read More

Soma CEO Discusses How His Glass Carafe Design Aims to Change the At-Home Water Filtration Game

Aug 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Brita has been dominating the world of in-home water filtration products, but they're not exactly ideal. Not only can they be a mess to use (especially when the water level is too high or when black charcoal flecks get in the water), they're pretty ugly to look at. Soma is changing all of that with an attractive glass carafe that we wouldn't mind putting on display on our dining room table during dinner. ... Read More

 
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