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Michele Alfano
In search of Fresh Ideas + Dynamic|Simplicity across architecture,interior and product design.
In search of Fresh Ideas + Dynamic|Simplicity across architecture,interior and product design.

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Metrie Moldings, your imagination is not limited
Trim moldings to a room are like accessories to an outfit. They can adorn a plain Jane room and make it a true showpiece. Moldings offer interesting architectural detail that can make a dramatic difference. Your imagination is not limited- trim can be adde...

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Why I cried at the DXV Design Panel 2017 announcement?
DXV Design Panel 2017 announcement Credit: Felix O.B. at FXO Photography Since I got home from KBIS , friends and family called saying, "I know something BIG happened but I'm not sure what, so what's going on?" I respond with a giggle as I know several phot...

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Products promote partying and working in your Kitchen
If kitchens are the heart of the home, then KBIS is defining the way Americans live.  At the KBIS 2017 show, top brands showcased their concepts and innovations of every area of kitchen design. I'm seeing more and more how  technology is pushing  the bounda...

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What does a toilet and a carpet have in common?
How could a toilet and a carpet have anything in common? But I realized on BlogTour KBIS at the  Kitchen and Bath Industry show (KBIS)    that both American Standard and Mohawk flooring care to improve product cleanability - inorder to improve every day liv...

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2016 Reflections
2016 is coming to a close and I am reflective on my career, the unique design events I went to and the wonderful accomplishments my children have made this past year. One of which was Rylie's Bat Mitzvah. Half the year was focused on the planning and I admi...

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Natural Stone in Modern Home Design and Decor
Natural stone  has its own story to tell being created millions of years ago. Formed by tremendous pressures under the earth, the striking and luxurious variation in color and movement makes it a formidable material.   The rare beauty of natural stone may h...

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MoD Must Haves: Automobile inspired Tecnogas Superiore Ranges
MoD Must Haves stylish, tactile, novel  for range design lovers Inspired by art, cuisine and engineering. This sums up Tecnogas Superiore ,  premium range and hood options for any home kitchen. Barbuto NYC has an open kitchen concept where the chefs are rig...

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Fractals in Design
I'm excited to share an article that I contributed on the Stacy Garcia Life-Styled website. The article talked about fractals and how they exist all around us and are now emerging in decor, fashion, furniture and in art. I tell my story how I was an Applied...

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Handcrafted Batik and Mudcloth Textile trend in Home Design
Chair recovered in Mali Mudcloth Elaborately patterned handmade textiles for 2017 home design are forecasted according to celeb designer  Genevieve Gorder . At the  HGTV magazine NYC Blogger Block party     she discussed t he kind of prints that we have bee...

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Design, Food and Charity is a great combination for a Fall event. It will be my fifth year participating in   DIFFA's Picnic   By Design . I am very connected to this charity and was able to work behind the scenes on the steering committee too. What an awes...
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