Harvest Hot Colors

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Sharing some seasonal favorite finds with Harvest hot color highlights! Truly some global greats from 2016….

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We need more news like this | Sketches & Musings

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It’s “feel good moments” like this that make me smile and regain faith in our community, especially when the person we are talking about is my husband, Neil Breslau. I was also honored that one of our very own at Design Works International, Jim Simon took it upon himself to write a blog about the Libertad Urban Farm and Neil’s involvement in helping Tanya restore the farm after a thief took off with her produce that was ready to harvest and stole all her tools and destroyed the farm during this terrible experience. We like to say out of bad comes good and this story is a perfect example of just that….enjoy the read and video. We are all proud at Design Works International and hope that you will be as well…

Sincerely,Nancy Fire Breslau

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I’ve long believed the world can be a difficult place and I’ve begun to think that as a society we seem to focus on the negative rather than positive. This is a nice story about some go…

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Top 10 Style Tips to Share with Homeowners – GAF Blog

Source: Top 10 Style Tips to Share with Homeowners – GAF Blog

As seen in… Garden Center Magazine – March 2016

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Turns out, what you don’t know can hurt you.

… HGTV HOME Plant Collection benefits from associations with major influencers, like Dr. Allan Armitage and Nancy Fire. Fire is creative director and founder of Design Works International. She specializes in trend presentations, print/color direction, color palettes, and graphics. Hunter says her input is vital in the creation of combination mixes.

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Source: Garden Center Magazine – March 2016 – Consumer reports

Floral Focused

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At Design Works International, our NYC based design studio, we are seeing a resurgence of floral designs in home decor… our print collections reflect this by introducing many different techniques in creating our latest floral designs. See my “Industry Trends” in the latest issue of GardenCenter Magazine to keep current on our “floral-focused” decor trend and how products today reflect this upbeat style. Interested in seeing more designs, contact us at info@designworksintl.com.

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Sneak Peek High Point Furniture Market NC 

The High Point Furniture Market officially starts tomorrow and runs through Oct 22nd, but I had the chance to “sneak a peek” today and I wanted to share some “global greats” with you!

Excited to see many new companies exhibiting at The Market Square Suites. I look forward to my trend talk there tomorrow October 17th at 2:00 discussing “Taking the Indoors, Outdoors”. When we think of decorating our outdoor spaces we realize that we have so many great options today in furniture, accessories and fabrics!

  Dovetail Beautiful “Rustic Serenity”

  Dovetail,Gold Leaf, Nourisan “Neutral Nuance”  Nourisan “Distressed Classics”

 Gold Leaf “Creative Lanterns”

Elaine Smith (indoor/outdoor)

  Kannoa (outdoor)Tiny Homes (Log Cabin)

 Eastern Accents Bedding

  Pulvermacher Designs

  Dunes and DuchessDovetail

Glamping in the North Fork Of Long Island


Fell in love with this 1956 Teardrop Glamping Unit showcased by Conni Cross Designs at The North Fork Designer Show House in Cutchogue LI.

Finally made it to The North Fork Designer Show House in Cutchogue LI today which runs until September 6th and is located next to the village green on Main Street,  showcasing the interior design talents of some 22 local designers.

 Drew Allt, Drew Patrick Home   Renee & Michael Lisowy, Wallace Home Design


Julie Hanus & Terry Hofer, Blooms by Design


Melissa Hyatt, MHD Designs

The main designer show house is hosted by the Cutchogue Presbyterian Church and this year it’s hostess is Jessica Lee, who donated her beautiful outdoor area and barns creating an updated twist on the show house experience. I was so inspired by Conni Cross’s “Glamp Tent”, Lori Guyer from White Flower Farmhouse and Debbie & Morgan Gildersleeve, Renee’s located in the annex barn area! Enjoy the photos and for more information please go to NorthForkDesignerShowHouse.com


Glamp Tent

  
   Conni Cross in her “Glamp Tent”!

  White Flower Famhouse
  
 Renee’s in Mattituck


  

 

 

 

HGTV HOME PLANT COLLECTION at Cultivate 2015

Honored to be a key note speaker at Cultivate 2015-The “Go To” largest all-industry horticulture exposition and convention in North America July 11-14th in Columbus Ohio.

Morning Jolt! Winning a Place in Consumer Lifestyles….as founder and creative director of Design Works International and Design Director for HGTV HOME, I will be speaking about curating trends that give consumers smart and stylish choices for their constantly evolving lifestyle! Monday Morning July 13th at 8:15am

Our HGTV HOME PLANT COLLECTION, will be showcasing some of their global greats that look amazing in any garden..here are a few of my favorites!