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Your Venice is Now

by Louis Postel The Boston Design Center once felt like Venice on a May morning — mostly still does, minus the pigeon splatter —  rich in pageantry and promise — a car-free, close knit city projecting into the harbor, high-ceilings, its quiet broken only by human sounds. How pleasant to recall that early era when General Manager Laura Crosby, PR person Jacqui Budd, showroom owners Billie Brenner, Frances Davison, Bob Ostrer and other late century doges of design graced the BDC. (more…)

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The Design Comedy

First published in New England Home May/June 2014 | Trade Secrets by Louis Postel [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="317"] Deep in the dark woods of design Dante first described in the Inferno 1308-1321.[/caption]

Deep in the dark woods of design a professional might easily find herself lost in mid-career. After all the meetings and memos, calculations and re-calculations, what does it all mean? What do I really want?What do my clients want? What does the world want?
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