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Guide to Planning Your Next Corporate Event

April 8, 2014
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Successful corporate events require precise planning, meticulous organization and an action plan complete with contingencies and alternatives. Experienced planners find that anticipating the unexpected and finding experienced partners  guarantees a successful event. Preplanning The first questions we ask our planner partners is, ’What message do you want to convey to your guests. What do you…

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The Style of Spring…

February 11, 2014
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Every Season has its own style, but there’s surely none more welcome than the imminent arrival of Spring.  Now imagine a Country Home Garden: resplendent with blossoming branches, the vibrant hues of daffodils and tulips, a plush texture of cushiony moss underfoot.  That very theme was the inspiration used by our Event Designer, Chiara Benni,…

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Food as a Metaphor….

February 8, 2014
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We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘you are what you eat’, but there’s a lot more to consider than that.   For example: how we eat, why we eat, where we eat.  All these choices – being reflections of our cultural identity – speak with volume about who we are as both individuals and a community.   That’s…

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Francesco Mastalia

February 1, 2014

I first became aware of Francesco Mastalia’s work while reading a magazine featuring his images of organic farmers of the Hudson Valley. Using a 19th century wet collodion process that Mastalia describes at ‘part alchemy and part art’ each step of the process has a life of its own and the resulting images reflect his…

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