Posts tagged: michelevarian

Design Talk by MV - article no. 8 - Brick and Mortar Retail Through Rose Colored Glasses (Because It’s Not as Vicious as It’s Made Out to Be)

Design Talk by MV - article no. 8 - Brick and Mortar Retail Through Rose Colored Glasses (Because It’s Not as Vicious as It’s Made Out to Be)

There is no retail apocalypse. The myriad outlets reporting on the extinction of brick and mortar retail presence are basing their claims on untruths. That said, there are trends we can’t ignore, like the ubiquitous “store for rent” signs throughout SoHo and New York City. How can this paradox be...

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Design Talk by MV article no. 6 - “Don’t Cry Over Spilt Paint – The Evolution of Resourcefulness”

Design Talk by MV article no. 6 - “Don’t Cry Over Spilt Paint – The Evolution of Resourcefulness”

Why cry over spilt paint? Just paint the floor with it! I have my mom to thank for the compulsion to make the most of my resources, and for an über-DIY approach to life and to business. Very early on, she taught my sisters and me that no one was...

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Design Talk by MV article no. 4 - Retail Neighborliness

Design Talk by MV article no. 4 - Retail Neighborliness

One thing I’ve always held true is that, as much love as I have for the things around me and as much joy as they may give me, they’re still things. It’s just stuff. I don’t attribute preciousness to, or feel unnecessarily protective of, the objects in my life. I...

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Wild Child

Wild Child

Release your inner 'Wild Child'; an explosion of color, expression and discovery of self.  Michele Varian's apartment Indulge Your Senses The eye is naturally drawn to quirky elements that create a statement and indulge the senses. Our small curiosities and decorative pieces are perfect to suffuse your space with, slowly but...

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