Browsing the archives for the design tag

Rules by Artist Corita Kent – her Art of Self Improvement

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Timeless Art, Timeless Rules If you read our newsletters and blogs, you already know I’m an admirer of artist Sister Corita Kent. I wrote a bit about her art at Stonehurst Place a few months ago, and she sticks with me. I’m hunting for a vintage collector’s edition set of her drawings, and every once […]

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The Rockettes: Fall in Step

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Fall In Step Inspired by The Rockettes? That’s me!  Most of my efforts so far on our Carriage House extension of Stonehurst Place have been labour-intensive design work.  As lead designer,  I work with the principal architect as well as our innkeepers (thankfully Paul is a talented architect as well as incredible innkeeper!) to create what will be an […]

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Design Notes from Barb – good bedroom design

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Good Bedroom Design Before my life as an innkeeper I was a consultant and, by extension, road warrior.  Lucky for me the hotels I stayed at were often quite luxe, although sometimes a town we’d visit just didn’t have that type of accommodation.  I stayed in properties as various as the Four Seasons, Ritz-Carlton and […]

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