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The Talented Christin Ripley: A Master Ebru Marbler in Catskill

The Talented Christin Ripley: A Master Ebru Marbler in Catskill

An Ancient Artisanal Textile Technique Finds a Home in the Hudson Valley
In a Catskills shop ans studio, a Cooper Union-trained mistress of the marvelous art of marbling is busy helping build the community as a maker's hub and re-inventing the pillow. "The artists were the original gentrifiers," she says. But Christin Ripley, proprietor of Hand Printed & Sewn Here and Christin Ripley Studios, looks more like a revitalizer thn a gentrifier from where we sit.


Lindal's Custom, Pre-engineered Homes: The Best of Both Worlds

Jennifer and Pascal Smith Couti, the new owners of Atlantic Custom Homes, the Hudson Valley dealership for Lindal Cedar Homes, help their clients create their dream home with a transparent budgeting process.


A Midcentury Modern Temple: At Home with Musicians Hilary Davis and Jordan Moser

Musician-designers Hilary Davis and Jordan Moser build a temple to Mid-Mod sensibilities out of a Mount Beacon A-Frame.


Improving the Guest Experience: Mohonk's Architect Offers Advice

Architect Andrew J. Allison and his firm AJA Architecture, which is responsible for the multiphase expansion plan at Mohonk Mountain house, offer planning and expansion support to the Hudson Valley's current and prospective inn-keepers and hoteliers to help accommodate the surge of tourism.


2019 Kingston Design Showhouse: A Design Destination

A Look Inside the Second Annual Kingston Design Showhouse
Kingston Design Showhouses returns for its second year spotlighting 18 professionals.


Kingston Design Connection Showhouse: Jon Sherman

Jon Sherman had been designing bedrooms since 1983, but he was ready to take the next step in his interior design career—by starting a boutique hotel. He decided on a building in New Orleans with an eye on renovating its interior, and eventually got to the point where a date to sign the lease was set—unfortunately, to September 13, 2001.


Light Up Your Life: Niche's Fall Factory Sale

There’s nothing like the mesmerizing experience of watching colorful glass blown into a variety of unique and stunning shapes—only to become truly one-of-a-kind light fixtures in a matter of hours. It's not every day that you get an inside look at the meticulous artistry behind crafting glass.


Kingston Design Connection Showhouse: Elizabeth Mercer

Many interior designers get stuck on the ratio between functionality and aesthetic appeal—whether a space should be more usable or more beautiful. For Hudson Valley designer Elizabeth Mercer of Mercer INTERIOR, it all comes down to a design principle from famed Chicago architect Louis Sullivan that dates at least back to the 1800s: “form follows function.”


Preservation and Presentation at Valentina Custom Frame

Nothing shows off your personality and design-sense quite like the art and design elements you choose for your walls. And, of course, it can be difficult to decide which one of your favorite pieces you should frame and to find a framer that can keep your art (or other beloved possession) safe throughout the process.


FineHome Source: A Gathering for Discerning Tastes

Looking to build your dream kitchen? Does your home need an appliance upgrade?


Trying to Make Your House Perfect For The Holidays? You Might Want to Start Now

Understanding Way Interiors Design's Timeline to a Stress-Free Home Transformation
As summer winds down and department stores are barely even pulling out Halloween decorations, you might roll your eyes at the thought of preparing anything for the Holiday season already. But, when it comes to your home, and the decision to make thoughtful design choices in time for that joyful (if-stressful) time of year, it’s actually exactly the right time to make moves.


The Hudson Company Provides A Hands-On Approach to Creating Your Dream Space

Closing the gap between your dream space and reality is just one of the obvious benefits of working with a locally-owned business like The Hudson Company— knowing that someone as committed to your project as you are will be with you every step of the way.


A Bright Idea: Niche’s Spring Factory Lighting Sale

Head to Beacon April 27-28 for this Blowout Lighting Sale
The makers at Niche in Beacon spend their days meticulously crafting hand-blown glass lighting in a range of sleek, fluid pendant shapes, and mesmeric gem tones that reimagine the interaction between light, color, and glass.


Deck Out Your Digs at These 9 Hudson Valley Home Goods Stores

A roundup of Hudson Valley home goods stores at a range price points, just in time for your spring refresh.


Dope Design: The Emerging Dispensary Design Sector

Tomorrow's Marijuana Dispensaries are a Far Cry from Yesterday's Head Shops
Sleek medi-spa or shaggy stoner’s den? Chain pharmacy or psychedelic head shop?


Element Interiors Founder Builds His Modernist Opus in Olivebridge

Designer Leslie Stephenson brings out the natural beauty of surroundings with his modernist designs. Moving to and designing in the Hudson Valley is the "cherry on the top" of this designer and builder's career.



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at The Dutch Ale House

Wed., Jan. 22, 6:30-9 p.m. — Please join us for a very special Beer Pairing Dinner with Arrowood...
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Bliss Body Yoga with Linda: Feel Better in Your Body

Wednesdays, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Continues through Dec. 31 — Therapeutic Gentle Yoga for Your Body & Soul. No experience needed. Feel...

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