Biltmore Winery

  Last night I spent the evening at the Biltmore estate in Asheville N. Carolina, a house tour,an exhibet of stunning Tiffany lamps and a visit to  thier “Antler Village” a relatively new addition to the estates commercial operations. Every time I visit I am impressed with the quality of execution and the high level merchandising skill. While I was … Read More

Vintage Windows

To know where we are going it’s important to see where we  been. I need a break from the Holiday madness. Here’s a little inspiration from the past. Hit the Link         https://picasaweb.google.com/110585336863782076355/60SFashionDisplay?authkey=Gv1sRgCOjnya3A7oaiwgE#

Recovery is Up to You

We all know whats going on, but that doesn’t make it any easier to take. These stats are sobering to say the least. the bright side is that my loyal clients are still around. The simple fact that they are my clients is the fact that they rely on my services and believe that it does make a difference to employ … Read More

Coffee Table Books

Don’t worry the coffee table book will survive…All this talk of books becoming obsolete is simply not true. Nothing can replace the thrill of high quality reproductions on beautiful expensive paper. I prize my library beyond most of my other possessions. All the electronic pads that Apple is flooding the markets with will never replace the feeling of sitting down with a favorite book … Read More

Inappropriate Signage

Looks like I’ve stumbled on to a theme,I really like bad signage, it’s one of my guilty pleasures. There is an endless supply, hoisted by desperate retailers. Ironically the very thing they intended to create with the sign,causes more of the same to occur. Heres an example, shoplifting now becomes a challenge that I’m sure a few will try, it’s … Read More