Notes on the Meaning of Home
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Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn, Anthropologie, and other stores like them make a fortune selling hip, yet classic items for the home. They frequently take some humble object and make it new again by… More
Posted by Guest Editor on Tuesday, August 31, 2010
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The end of summer is a time of huge transition. I find it one of the most difficult times of the year, and I am wondering why. I think it has to do with the pictures I put in my brain—around May—of… More
Posted by Edward Leaman on Wednesday, August 18, 2010
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The holy grail of travel for many? Meeting and truly integrating with locals and their culture. However, our interaction with most locals is contrived...we interact only with tour guides, hotel staff,… More
Posted by The Growers and Nomads Team on Tuesday, July 13, 2010
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"My job as a designer is to provide a space that allows and encourages people to feel comfortable in their own home. A comfortable home should be one that’s filled with laughter and love in good… More
Posted by The Growers and Nomads Team on Thursday, July 1, 2010
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When I was a boy, a teacher whom I revered introduced me to a simple idea—the difference between schooling and education. In the former, the purpose is to have the student do what the school wants… More
Posted by Edward Leaman on Friday, April 30, 2010
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“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” —Maya Angelou...   How true those words are in our new era of… More
Posted by Edward Leaman on Friday, February 26, 2010
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Admit it. You’ve gotten a bit obsessed with the Winter Olympics. Lindsey Vonn has achieved hero status in your moderate slope-skiing eyes, and Shaun White’s gravity-defying snowboarding has… More
Posted by The Growers and Nomads Team on Friday, February 19, 2010
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