New Mexico Inspirations

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When you read this, I will be arriving in New Mexico for my first trip there. Here are some of the artworks, interiors, scenery and flavors I’m looking forward to seeing in the Land of Enchantment in a new Pinterest Board.

New Mexico? Arizona?…Maybe Texas?

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The two top states that I would love to move to are New Mexico and Arizona because I don’t want to have to deal with snow anymore when I retire. The post New Mexico? I have been thinking a lot about moving.

Construction Commences on Four New Concierge Senior Living Communities Across New Mexico, Texas

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PinPoint Senior Living and LifeWell Senior Living, LLC announced today the start of construction of four new Concierge Senior Living Communities. Each community will be a two-story, 86-apartment

Harsco to Provide High-Security Fencing for New Mexico City International Airport

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Global industrial company Harsco Corporation announced today one of the largest single orders ever received by its Harsco Industrial IKG division, a nearly $10 million award to provide high-security

Navajo Rug Pattern Ceramic Tile Coffee Table


To remember trips to New Mexico and Arizona I created this tile covered coffee table for a client as a birthday gift to his wife. Hi all, As a ceramic artist working in tile and mosaic I''m constantly amazed at the number of design possibilities these mediums offer.

Cevisama 2016

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I’ll be abusing them soon enough at the Bataan Memorial Death March in New Mexico.) Every year, many of the top tile makers across Europe gather in Valencia, Spain for a massive expo called Cevisama. I was privileged to attend in 2012.

Signet Begins Construction on Six-Story Building to Accommodate UNM Students Pursuing Entrepreneurial Education Programs

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Signet Development officially broke ground this week on a 160,000 square foot, $35 million six-story building in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that will house University of New Mexico (UNM) students

NMSU Engineers and Students to Examine the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

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As the bridge enters its 50th year, a group of New Mexico State University engineers and One of the highest bridges in the United States, the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, has stood proudly for 50 years.

Architectural Digest Show 2016 Preview

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I’ll be in Santa Fe and southern New Mexico then.) Another year, another AD show, another miss! I’ll get there next year — or the one after. I’m sure of it.

NIFTY NUGGETS – Sensibly-Styled Home Accessories

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I just returned from a vacation in New Mexico. On my first day of touring Santa Fe, I stopped into a lovely boutique on its first day in business! The designer/owner, Erika Eckerstrand, showed me her terrific line of home and fashion accessories.

Tampa, Florida

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I am definitely leaving New York, but I had already ruled out Florida as a place to move to. I have my eye on Arizona and New Mexico. I read that crime in Florida is worse than in New York.

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Appliance Art

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Today a new visitor''s center opens at Stonehenge, just three days before various druids, revelers, and pagans converge on the site to celebrate the winter solstice.

5 Women Artists Friday: Polony-Mountain, Honda, Tafoya, af Klint, and Driscoll

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Tewa potter from New Mexico. Music(1961) by Gabriela Polony-Mountain, Regina Quick Center for the Arts. Photo by Wayne Stratz. Who are your favorite women artists? The National Museum of Women in the Arts is doing their challenge for March, Can You Name Five Women Artists?

What Is Your State’s Most Popular Design Style? Google Knows!

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Image: Elle Decor Spain Florida, New Jersey, Virginia Most popular design style: coastal Blues and whites rule in coastal design. It’s amazing what you can find in an afternoon of playing with Google Trends.

The Most Searched for Furniture Item in Each State

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Dining benches took the title in California and New Jersey. TV cabinets were the item of choice in New Mexico and Oregon.

Healthy Mexican Recipe: Easy Huevos Rancheros


Growing up in Colorado, my family used to visit New Mexico, Utah and Arizona on family trips and growing up with the authentic flavors of the southwest and Mexico are in my blood. A Healthy Mexican recipe has always been a favorite of mine.

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#BlogTourAmbiente – Best Global Design Trends at Ambiente


I fell in love with Nambe – a tableware company that is headquartered out of my western roots of Sante Fe, New Mexico with their organic driven housewares line.

4 Essential Home Maintenance Projects for Fall


Image via: New Mexico Homes. Summer is over again. As kids go back to school and the leaves begin to change their color, it’s time to also prepare you to embrace the richness of fall.

The Finalists – 2017 Life of an Architect Playhouse Design Competition

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When creating new concepts and ideas these passions are used as bases and the fun of mixing them all together. S/V House Designer : Becky Sturniolo (New York, USA) Bio : I’m currently a first-year graduate student at Virginia Tech, studying architecture. The Club House Designer : Eloy Diaz Prado (Delicias, Mexico) Bio : I just graduated Architecture school (technically was a year ago).

Architects and the AIA | Life of an Architect

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I don’t have an answer for you, this issue is new to me. As I recall there were 5 states, Hawaii, New Mexico, South Dakota and West Virginia and Tenneesee [link] Bob Borson You are right – I shouldn’t be so glib with my predeterminers. Given the fact we’ve been adding new, younger staff, I think there is great value in the opportunities the AIA offers for young architects to gain a broader perspective on the profession.