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Win a box of GE Reveal Halogen Bulbs and a $10 Target Gift Card

Update: Thanks a bunch for participating everyone! The winner has been selected randomly via Rafflecopter and the box of GE Reveal Halogen Bulbs + $10 Gift card will be shipped to: Soha M., congrats Soha! a Rafflecopter giveaway Great lighting … Continue reading

17. February 2014 by Charu
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Emotional Retail Design

While attending the Retail Design Show recently, I was treated to an inspiring talk by the Creative Director of Antwerp based design firm Pinkeye. As I’ve been designing various retail spaces, I really connected with what Rudd had to say about the role of … Continue reading

05. February 2014 by Charu
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CustomMade: Turn any idea into a real product!

CustomMade is a wonderful US based online marketplace which helps customers connect with local artisans from all over the country. These artisans help people produce custom-designed furniture, jewelry and other items for the house. The founders believe that buying custom from … Continue reading

16. January 2013 by Charu
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Bring out those Scarves Ladies and Gentlemen!

Scarves are my new obsession this season, so much so that I had to purchase an extremely useful and economical hanger from Ikea for my collection! Tying them is an art form of it’s own, as you’ll find out in this handy … Continue reading

21. December 2012 by Charu
Categories: Fashion | Tags: , , | 2 comments

Green & Sexy: An engineer’s take on global warming and design

Sustainable design is an inescapable topic if you’re connected with the building industry in any way in the current times. I’ve written posts about the topic before and frequently come across interesting information by various architects and designers. However, Thomas … Continue reading

09. December 2012 by Charu
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Happy Thanksgiving from PFOD!

I’m very much looking forward to the loooong Thanksgiving weekend folks! We’ve been invited for dinner by some generous hosts and I hope to contribute to the menu with the ‘magically moist cherry apricot cake’ from Elana’s Pantry. I make no … Continue reading

22. November 2012 by Charu
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Flexible Compact Apartments!

Last week I was surprised to hear my friend’s story of struggle to find a decent sized (and priced) one bedroom apartment in the densely populated city of San Francisco. Understandably, with it’s concentration of  tech startups (Twitter, Pandora and Yelp just … Continue reading

08. July 2012 by Charu
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