Create Your Own Signature Tweed Fabric

No longer for just British royals and gentry, Huntsman lets you design your own signature wool tweed fabric and invites you to Scotland’s Islay region to see the material woven on some of the world’s oldest wooden mills. It’s an age-old tradition, but Huntsman has updated the classic tweed with new lighter-weight clothes, bolder patterns, and an imaginative use of colors … More Create Your Own Signature Tweed Fabric

6 Modern Masters of Collectible Jewelry

We highlight six designers using unexpected materials to create today’s most collectible designs. Top international fairs such as Art Basel and TEFAF (the European Fine Art Fair) are embracing an emerging contemporary-art category—one realized in gemstones and diamonds. Exhibited alongside Picasso paintings and Giacometti sculptures are often works by the likes of Hemmerle, Suzanne Syz, … More 6 Modern Masters of Collectible Jewelry

Luis Laplace Creates a Museum Above the Clouds in the French Alps

There are houses built for the image they project outward. And there are those conceived to support the life inside. Argentinian architect Luis Laplace is of the second school. “I believe that form follows function, not beauty for the sake of it,” he explains one bright morning in his Paris studio. “I say I don’t know beauty. … More Luis Laplace Creates a Museum Above the Clouds in the French Alps

Eastside Holiday Events

The days are shorter, the temperatures are colder, but – dare we say it – it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Here are some of our favorite (old and new) Eastside events to get you in the spirit. Queue the jingle bells! Through Dec. 24 Snowflake Lane at The Bellevue Collection Drumming toy soldiers, … More Eastside Holiday Events

These are the 10 most expensive retail streets in the world for 2017

The retail sector is one of the most dynamic and vibrant sectors of the global economy. Keeping in mind the lifestyle changes and the growing need for convenient and innovative retailing, stores and communities across the world are continually revamping their commercial streets. The alternative of virtual retail and growth of interactive online stores in … More These are the 10 most expensive retail streets in the world for 2017

The World’s 6 Most Festive Wintertime Destinations

A wintertime adventure to one of these towns in Europe (and one in Canada) is an adventure into a fairy tale. The aesthetics and the architecture are from a grander era—and it’s even more enchanted and festive around Christmas. Here, an invitation to enter a snow-covered world where the cocoa is sweet and the houses … More The World’s 6 Most Festive Wintertime Destinations

How are Inventory Shortages Impacting the Housing Market?

The shortage of homes for sale has been a major concern for buyers and real estate agents over the last few years. Windermere Chief Economist, Matthew Gardner, explains the impact these shortages are having on the housing market.       Windermere Real Estate | November 2017 Posted in Economics 101 Videos by Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist, Windermere … More How are Inventory Shortages Impacting the Housing Market?

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in Seattle

Professionals are ready to handle all the cooking and cleaning No cooking, no cleaning, and a guaranteed limit to the amount of time the family celebration can last: The joys of Thanksgiving at a restaurant are real. This year, on Thursday, November 23, Seattle chefs, particularly those at hotel restaurants, are busting out traditional feasts … More Where to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in Seattle

Shedding Light On The Lampery Restaurant In London

Launched in early September, The Lampery is the latest restaurant and cocktail bar to sit within the Apex Hotel City of London. Located close to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge, this eatery takes its name from one of Seething Lane’s most illustrious former residents, Samuel Pepys, and his favourite dish, Lampery Pye. Food … More Shedding Light On The Lampery Restaurant In London

The Hottest Restaurants in Seattle, November 2017

This is where you should be eating right now   While the Eater 38 is a resource that covers old standbys and neighborhood essentials across the city, it is not necessarily a chronicle of the “it” places of the moment. Thus, the Eater Heatmap, which changes every month to highlight where the food nerds are flocking. The Heatmap is a … More The Hottest Restaurants in Seattle, November 2017