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U Can't Leave Doha Without Seeing the Islamic Museum!

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influenced by the austerity & simplicity 
of Islamic architecture,
is the last building designed by world renown 
architect I.M. Pei.

It is breathtaking in both setting & design ....
this architectural "must-see,"
is an absolutely brilliant building
both inside & out!!!

Alain Ducasse Restaurant Designed by Philippe Starck!

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The news addition the Doha's 
is Alain Ducasse's stunning restaurant

Designed by Philippe Starck,
it is spectacular .....
sumptuous white leather 
with silver calligraphy, 
an incredible amount of Baccarat crystal,
glorious graphic rugs,
& divine dinnerware,  
plus a view to-die-for ....
this is the most stunning restaurant 
in the world!!!

And don't forget the Ducasse cuisine ....
a total WOW!!!
 
Pictures are scarce .... 
so enjoy this special "secret view"!!!

PS, IDAM means generosity in Arabic!!!

Newest Accessorator Flip Book @ Housebeautiful.com!

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The accessorator's newest flip book .....
"10 American Designers That Will Inspire You"

Just hit the link,
take a look ...
& let me know what you think!!!

A Cacophony of Color @ Hotel Saguaro, Palm Springs!

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I had "color shock" when I drove by
the ultimate "Palm Springs Accessoration"
& of course I had to stop!!!

How much color can one hotel absorb??? 
Apparently New York-based architects 
think an entire rainbow!!!

Inspired by colors of native desert wildflowers
& an enormous Pantone color card
this renovated Holiday Inn, 
a sublime "celebration of color", 
puts me into total "accessorator heaven"!!!

Hey guys,
What about that tacky Holiday Inn on Tenth Avenue,
it's screaming for a make-over!!!

But, I do see a potential problem ....
other than black, 
what colors are indigenous to NYC!!!

Martin Creed Installation @ Hauser & Wirth, NYC!!!

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English artist Martin Creed's fantastic installation
"Work No 1461"
invites you into internationally renown 
Swiss art dealer Iwan Wirth's
newest NYC mega gallery 

Creed's gorgeous 2013 site specific work, 
created from 2" tape
in a variety of colors & patterns, 
with no repeat ....
covers the entire "grand staircase," 
& vestibule of this extraordinary space!!!

The stunning gallery, 
designed by architectural genius
formerly housed The Roxy, a 1980's roller disco
& in it's current incarnation is home 
to 33 genuine "art stars"!!!
 
This incredible addition to NYC's "art scene" 
is an "accessorator's" visual 
"dream come true" .....
& a major "must-see"!!!!