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Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

Dumbo Arts Festival 2013

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Dumbo is a beautiful historic neighborhood by the East River in Brooklyn and this past weekend, it was home to the annual Dumbo Arts Festival. The festival is a three-day…

My Paper Bag: Before and After

My Paper Bag: Before and After

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

When I first met my SIWA paper bag, I must admit, I was a little skeptical. Especially since I commute from my apartment to my studio carrying my laptop, sketchbook,…

The Maine Thing

The Maine Thing

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

We went to Maine recently. It was a great mini trip and involved all the things you’d expect out of this coastal region. We basically did three main activities during…

Stem Flower Shop

Stem Flower Shop

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Delgis and Rado are the sweet couple behind Stem, our favourite flower shop in Brooklyn. Located in Fort Greene down the block from our apartment, it has always been our…

Architectural House Tour III: Glass House

Architectural House Tour III: Glass House

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

We recently went up to New Canaan, Connecticut to visit Philip Johnson’s infamous Glass House, built in 1949. Unlike many beautifully designed homes commissioned by wealthy patrons, this 47 acre…

Cold Spring, NY

Cold Spring, NY

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Daytrips are always a nice way to get a break from the bustling city and to get your adventure fix in to rejuvenate for the work week ahead. So when…

Shaping the Kitchen with every Apron: Chatting with Hedley and Bennett

Shaping the Kitchen with every Apron: Chatting with Hedley and Bennett

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Until now, my only memories of aprons send me way back to childhood summer vacations at my grandparents’ house where I was forced to wear them while washing the dishes. They have never provoked much…

Memorial Day at Beacon

Memorial Day at Beacon

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Memorial day weekend is like the unofficial start of summer in NY. It’s when people start leaving the city and heading for their long weekend summer get-aways. This Memorial Day,…

NYC Design Week 2013

NYC Design Week 2013

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

It’s Design Week and the world has congregated in the five boroughs of New York to showcase the latest in design. It’s always so great to watch as the city…

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