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January 2018

Found 15 blog entries for January 2018.

When Nook Realtors match a buyer with their dream home, the only thing as important as architectural style is the neighborhood. Luckily, each neighborhood in our regions has its own distinct flavor, and it won’t be hard to find your perfect match. That’s why we’re bringing you the #NookNeighborhoods series, where every Wednesday you’ll find cool history and culture to make sure you don’t overlook an area that could have the best nook for you.

Art Deco Weekend in Miami is the longest running free cultural event in the city’s history, now in its 41st year. The Miami Design Preservation League had a great idea to keep the love of Art Deco alive by centering a fun-filled festival around it. Over “the best 3 days on Ocean Drive,” visitors get to live

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I am obsessed with the desk, with office space, with merging that perfect home office so that it fits your aesthetic with the right blend of work/life balance. What is your view? What is the right combination of inspiration and practical needs? Learning about Studio O+A in San Francisco motivated me to consider how a workplace feels to anyone who visits it and not just the person using it. Ultimately, what matters most is how a desk makes you, the person using it, feel, and how that helps or hinder your productivity.

Yesterday was National Clean Off Your Desk Day, one of my favorite new year traditions. Personally, I prefer the “clear it all off” method. I remove everything from the desk and drawers area, toss or scan loose papers I want to archive,

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January is National Bath Safety Month, specifically geared towards keeping children and seniors safe. The basic guidelines for child safety include supervision until they are at least 4-years-old, safety mats and rails, moderate temperature and no sharp edges.

It got us thinking about how important the bathtub is in our homes. Sometimes a luxurious or unique bathtub is the element that our clients fall in love with, and sometimes it’s the first place for renovation. Sometimes people love the elevated, clawfoot style, and others want more of a spa feel. Still others may not care at all, as long as it gets the job done practically.

The history of bathtubs follows a lot of trends in design and function, and here are some fast facts we thought you’d

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When Nook Sales Experts match a buyer with their dream home, the only thing as important as architectural style is the neighborhood. That’s why we’re bringing you the #NookNeighborhoods series, where every Wednesday you’ll find cool history and culture to make sure you don’t overlook an area that could have the best nook for you.

According to the LEGO® Company, there are 62 LEGO® bricks for every person on our planet. It’s pretty much guaranteed that Artists like Nathan Sawaya hoard more than their share before his sculptures travel in an ongoing exhibit or are shipped to the collector who commissioned him. I personally have a Tupperware full of LEGO® blocks next to me so my sons can play in my home office -- which is also handy for productive

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Here at Nook, we have a passion for people, places, and properties. There is a reason that we say people first, for what makes a neighborhood special if not the people who live there? Welcome to #TastemakerTuesday, where we’ll feature the visionaries in our favorite nooks who are dedicated to building a better community through their talents.

I hang with a lot of designers, so it isn’t rare for a Pantone Color Guide or two to be whipped out at a party to settle an argument. When Pantone declared Ultra-Violet 18-3838 to be their color of 2018, it was a result of their “year-round work forecasting trends and developing color palettes for our clients,” and became the talk of designer circles. Pantone describes the color as provocative and thoughtful,

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