Interior design books out this fall document one of the year’s strongest décor trends: color, and loads of it. Designers such as Mark D. Sikes, Markham Roberts, Katie Ridder and James Farmer all show a lively mix of color, pattern and style in their recent projects.
Every page is full of inspiration for your own projects, showing you how to mix and match — or not match at all — and love it.… Read More
The, and even , was announced Wednesday at the company’s . It’s the successor to the Google Home smart speaker, the very first speaker the search giant launched in 2016.
Here’s a quick rundown of what we learned today:
- Priced at $100 (£90, AU$149)
- Five colors: Chalk, charcoal, sand, sky and sage
- Designed with 70% sustainable materials
- 19mm tweeter for high frequency coverage and clear vocals
- 75mm midwoofer for better bass
Google says the Nest Audio is 75% louder with a 50% stronger bass than the original Google Home.
When it comes to features, the Nest Audio keeps up with all the latest Google updates like, voice calling with and
It all started with a firing—a very foolish one.
In 1978, Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank were executives at Handy Dan, a home improvement chain based in Southern California. Despite the business being very profitable, the pair had begun to tinker with a new idea. By lowering prices, they found, the stores’ volume shot up, making Handy Dan even more money. The executives had planned to implement that strategy systemwide, but they never got the chance. Corporate raider Sanford C. Sigoloff—who liked to call himself the “Skillful Scalpel”—took over the company, and deciding to save himself two salaries, got rid of Marcus and Blank.
That one decision probably prevented Handy Dan from becoming America’s home improvement leader. Instead, that honor would go to a place called The Home Depot.
Recruiting investment banker Ken Langone and retailer Pat Farrah, who’d run National Lumber and Supply Company, Marcus and Blank opened up
What do you get when you combine a financial advisor, a local public relations and marketing expert and a service industry veteran with more than a decade of experience managing Savannah nightclubs?
If you’re the husband and wife team of Jason and Kara Ford and business partner Brad Sellers, you get OAK 36 Bar + Kitchen, midtown’s newest restaurant located in the Twelve Oaks Shopping Center.
Kara Ford said when the opportunity came up to lease the space in early March the three put their expertise together and jumped at the chance. Sellers had also been involved in the previous restaurant that occupied the spot, Pitchers Sports Bar & Grill.
“After a lot of back and forth, literally March 1 we decided to buy the business assets and then our idea was to create a new brand that appealed to a broader group and Brad would join us as our