E-Newsletter: November/December 2022


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Design Articles

Four Things You Probably Don’t Know About Interior Design Styles In Hawaii
Known for its gorgeous land, stunning homes, and fun, kitschy style, living in Hawaii isn’t just different from the contiguous 48 states; it is truly like no place else in the world. The land has a unique history and culture, which is reflected in the lifestyle of the people who live there as well as the style of their homes.

Waste Not: How Green Architecture Transforms our Future
Climate change, recessions and housing crises are only a handful of problems that encourage architects to explore alternative construction materials. Shervin Sharghy, founder of EcoBricks, and HK Timberbank CEO Ricci Wong explain where Hong Kong stands in the move towards sustainable architecture and discuss what the future holds.

7 Tips to Decorate Your Home for the Holidays From an Avid Decorator
The Spruce
When the leaves turn from green to brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow, home decorators make a run for their storage containers and start setting up celebratory scenes for each coming season. For some, however, every day is a day for dressing the home in signs, figurines, and florals—October through the year's end is like their Super Bowl.

10 Books for the Design Lover’s Library (Or Coffee Table)
Design Milk
A bibliophile since childhood, I love reading everything from biographies to the backs of cereal boxes. So, I absolutely jumped at the chance to share ten of my current favorites with you in the realms of art, design, and architecture. Nearly all of these books are in my own collection – on the bookshelf or on the coffee table – so they’re legitimate recommendations that I’d pick up for any of my family or friends. (Maybe the tiniest hint to get started on your holiday shopping, if you haven’t already…)

$65 Million 'Big Island' Land Offering Could Make History At Sotheby's Concierge Auctions In November
A 400-acre Pali Kai parcel of land that overlooks the Pacific Ocean just listed for $65 million, presenting an opportunity for the buyer to break sales records.

What's Behind The Rising Demand For Universal Design?
If the concept of universal design brings to mind images of a slab-on-grade house with medical-grade adaptations, then the 2021 Southern Living Showcase Home might surprise you.

The Ultimate Bath Is an Ode to the World’s Most Luxurious Bathrooms
Wellness, as an interior design trend, has been on the rise: more and more, people want their homes to feel like an oasis of domestic calm, or a spa-like sanctuary. “Homeowners are increasingly searching for designs and products that will promote good health and an overall sense of well-being,” a recent report from the American Society of Interior Designers found, noting an increased interest in “places where they can relax and restore from the increased stresses of everyday life.”

42 Entryway Ideas for a Fantastic First Impression
An elegant foyer introduces your home’s personality and welcomes your guests—these AD-approved entryway ideas are guaranteed to make a stylish first impression.

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