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99U Conference: The Creative Community Conference

Alexandra Garey | Posted 05.18.2016 | Media
Alexandra Garey

Value Creation and Pursuing Your Creative Journey On May 5th and 6th the tall glass walls of Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center housed over a thousa...

Rock N' Royalty: My Interview with The Great American Heiress Ariana Rockefeller

Susan Holmes-McKagan | Posted 05.17.2016 | Style
Susan Holmes-McKagan

Heritage and class, bright and beautiful, with a modern touch of elegance, are just a few of the descriptive's that come to mind, when I think of the ...

This Designer Bag Costs More Than A College Education

Teen Vogue | Posted 04.21.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

By Lauren Duca for Teen Vogue. Courtesy of Privé Porter You can either have this purse or a future! Here is an old, used bag that costs mo...

Keepin' It Local: The Insider's Guide To 7 Unique Boutique Hotels In Austin, TX

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 04.21.2016 | Travel
Deborah Stachelski

Austin is a premiere vacation destination with 33,000 hotel rooms citywide serving to accommodate over 20 million visitors each year. Why settle for a...

Adam Afara: International Event Planner and Wedding Designer

Madinah James | Posted 03.25.2016 | Weddings
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Madinah James

Afara is a talented designer who specializes in wedding planning and creating imaginative sets, private party set ups, and innovative décor for several corporate events.

A Day In The Life Of A Bridal Designer and Bride-To-Be

Sabrina Dahan | Posted 03.21.2016 | Weddings
Sabrina Dahan

I always dreamed of designing my own bridal collection and marrying the man I fell in love with. I never thought they would both happen at the same time! Less than a year ago, while designing my debut bridal collection, my soon-to-be husband popped the question and the craziness began.

6 Ways to Make Your Childhood Sportswear Cool Again

Gabrielle Pedriani | Posted 03.08.2016 | Style
Gabrielle Pedriani

Over the course of the past couple of seasons, designers have adopted and repurposed the logos, shapes and motifs of the athletic, outdoor-wear of our youth into edgy, stylized designs.

Interview: Stevie Boi "Rock Star Designer"

Eileen Shapiro | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Eileen Shapiro

Fashion designing messiah, Srevie Boi, celebrated for his unique, eclectic eye wear for the stars, including: Lady GaGa, Elton John and Beyoncé, is feverishly preparing for New York Fashion Week.

Lesson One: What I Learned From Starting a Handbag Line

Kimberly E. Stone | Posted 11.04.2015 | Style
Kimberly E. Stone

It's been a passion of mine for years to design handbags, and I decided to dive in feet first and design some bags with a graduate from Parsons School of Design, then have them manufactured. I couldn't decide on manufacturing in Italy or China. I decided to go with China.

The Faithful Shopper: Services I Swear By

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.01.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Manhattan is brimming with all types of services, from high-end repair shops and cleaners to prime restorers and more, to keep all of your luxury and beloved belongings in top shape.

Pas de deux: A Collaboration of Designer and Renovator--What They Do and How They Work Together!

Gail Green | Posted 08.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

Shuffling and updating your décor with the season's trends is fun, and breathing new life into a space with different wall colors or window treatments, while making things a little more complicated for you, can still be a positive experience.

Think Design Think

Jens Martin Skibsted | Posted 08.03.2015 | Science
Jens Martin Skibsted

Design negotiates between technology, policy, systems and users. It has become a universal medium for expressing ideas, raising fundamental questions and addressing social challenges.

Lela Rose -- From Painter to Acclaimed Designer to the Stars

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.28.2015 | Style
Lauren Kruczyk

Lela Rose has come a long way since her childhood years in Dallas. From a painting and sculpting major at the University of Colorado, to creating a self-made business making vests and vintage scarves, to earning a degree from Parsons School of Design, she is quite the force to be reckoned with.

Kate Middleton's Go-To Designer Reveals Shakespeare-Inspired Bridal Collection

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.28.2015 | Weddings
Lauren Kruczyk

If you're a free-spirited bride looking for a little whimsy, Jenny Packham's 2016 Bridal Collection is perfect for the creative, ethereal look you've been dreaming of.

Yi Zhou: Body Memory (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.07.2015 | Style
Crane.tv

Fingers, noses, lips, ears, breasts and even belly buttons are covered with resin and then plaster bandages to create unconventional, quirky jewellery pieces and accessories.

Fashion Trends: The Inverted-Martini Skirt or What to Wear on July 4th

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 07.06.2015 | Style
Margaret Gardiner

Fashion is fickle and comes in waves, rushing up onto the shores of consciousness, soaking the landscape so it becomes more than a trend, before receding to be re-invented, a decade or two later.

How To Get Started Using Wallpaper

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 05.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

Do repetitive prints of cabbage roses give you chills? Floral striped swags from floor to ceiling make you feel faint? You might be suffering from what interior designer, Annie Elliott diagnoses as a 1980's Waverly wallpaper hangover. The good news? There's a cure.

Project Runway's Helen Castillo and Her No-Frills Take on Fashion

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.06.2016 | Style
Lauren Kruczyk

Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.

Chasing Glances

Bryan Reimer | Posted 05.16.2015 | Technology
Bryan Reimer

Today's connected world is bound to become even more complex, as devices with screens become even more pervasive. Brands and advertisers will need to work harder to grab your attention -- and legible type is key.

91-Year-Old Is Living Her Dream As A Tech Designer At Silicon Valley Firm

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.02.2015 | Good News

A nonagenarian has started a new career as a valuable part of Silicon Valley's tech world, bringing her years of wisdom to the industry. When Barba...

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Costume Designer

Anne M. Strick | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

How does a costume designer go about the job? "It's all very precise", says Louise Frogley, among whose credits are The Conspirator and The Men Who Stare at Goats, and who has been in the business for 35 years.

The 80% Approach To Dating

Francesca Hogi | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

As it turns out, there are lots of good guys out there, hiding in plain sight. Here's how to spot them.

Eerie Interiors

ZOOM interiors | Posted 12.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
ZOOM interiors

Halloween is one of the cheesiest traditions. That's right, cheesy. It is supposed to be scary, yet somehow it turns into a cheesefest, stinky enough to make Switzerland proud.

This Is The Largest Group Of Original David Shrigley Drawings

Crane.tv | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Few artists would fancy following on from Martin Creed but if there's anyone who can rise to the challenge it's David Shrigley. The Glasgow-based Turn...

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Graphic Design

Anne M. Strick | Posted 08.10.2014 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

Graphic Designers are responsible for any print or facsimile of print that is needed. And often, as in the Civil War period film The Conspirator, research is necessary to determine and accurately reproduce the era's print and cursive styles.