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Music film fest includes ‘Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’ scored by DJ Spooky – Access Atlanta

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Part of “Caligari”’s unshakeable, eerie mood comes from the collaboration of three theatrical stage designers, Hermann Warm, Walter Reimann and Walter Rohrig, trying their hand for the first time at film design. From the film’s very inception, even before the real madness begins, clerks’ offices and city streets look designed by Dr. Seuss, undulating blocks of homes with triangular doors and absurdly peaked roofs. In the post-WWI era, electricity was…

Dana Milbank: The best Cabinet ever – Winston-Salem Journal

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Trump rails against people ‘taking advantage’ of the welfare system and the Las Vegas shooter as a ‘demented, sick … – Daily Mail

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

President Donald Trump tore into the Las Vegas shooter as a ‘demented, sick individual’ on Monday morning during a meeting with his Cabinet where he also unloaded on ‘obstruction’ from Democrats, welfare recipients ‘taking advantage’ of the system and health insurance providers relying on the Obamacare ‘gravy train.’ He also commented on the wildfires in California, saying they were a ‘very, very sad thing to watch.’ ‘We also continue to pray…

Buying furniture online? Here’s 5 tips for the best deals – USA TODAY

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE With a new app from Ikea, you can use augmented reality to “see” potential pieces of furniture in your home before pulling out your credit card. USA TODAY FILE – This May 2016 photo provided by Wayfair demonstrates the company’s augmented reality app, WayfairView, which allows shoppers to visualize furniture and decor in their homes at full-scale before they make a purchase. This image shows…

Buy a Sofa Online? Wayfair Is Counting on It – New York Times

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

So the two men started racksandstands.com, a website selling, well, stands and racks for televisions. In its first four months, the site amassed $400,000 in sales. By 2010, the company was an incongruous collection of 270 websites, from cookware.com to everygrandfatherclock.com to outdoorrugs.com. So Mr. Shah and Mr. Conine consolidated the sites under one digital umbrella, and ultimately called it Wayfair. Today, sitting under that umbrella is a dizzying array…

Fine Furniture, Veranda launch line – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Corbel console is part of Veranda by Fine Furniture Design. It has a top made with wire brushed radiata pine in a cerused finish. HIGH POINT — Fine Furniture’s newest licensed collection with one of the market’s most respected interior design magazines takes the company in a new style direction that mixes traditional forms with casual finishes and mixed media elements that create a sense of “livable luxury” for…

Bassett Mirror ‘Switches On’ the energy – Furniture Today

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Kaskade writing desk has a gently worn-looking silkscreened floral pattern. AT THE MARKET — Furniture and home accents vendor Bassett Mirror Co. is adding a fresh, spirited new flavor to its style portfolio mix called “Switched On!” at High Point Market. The company’s showroom is in the International Home Furnishings Center, space G-170. Switched On is an eclectic, high-energy assortment of colorful accent pieces with unexpected design treatments and…

Lake Erie Moment: Erie women bring old furniture back to life – GoErie.com

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Two Erie real estate agents turn a hobby into a new business bringing old furniture “back to life.” Jack Hanrahan @ETNHanrahan Julie Brundage, 49, of Erie, sat on the floor, reupholstering an arm chair with cream-colored fabric. She smiled as she worked. In July, Brundage and friend Sally Jankowski, 37, both realtors with Howard Hanna, opened Attic Rehab Recovered Treasures, 1501 State St., located on the…

Zuma reshuffles cabinet ‘in bid to secure energy deal’ – Aljazeera.com

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa – President Jacob Zuma has reshuffled his cabinet, adjusting six portfolios including the Ministry of Energy, in a move analysts say is linked to a contentious nuclear energy deal with Russia. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the presidency said it had moved David Mahlobo, former minister of state security and a longtime Zuma ally, to the energy portfolio. Zuma also fired Blade Nzimande, the minister…

Play Atari’s ‘Centipede’ on a tiny, authentic arcade cabinet – Engadget

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

There’s something special to playing a vintage arcade cabinet, but it’s usually impractical to own one. It’s no mean feat to lug a gigantic machine into your home, and you’ll probably have to restore it to recapture its glory. Atari and New Wave Toys think they have a better idea. They’ve partnered on Replicade X Centipede, a 1/6th-scale cabinet replica that lets you play (what else?) Centipede in an authentic-looking…

May’s Cabinet Openly Contradict Each Other on No Deal Brexit – Bloomberg

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

U.K. Cabinet ministers don’t seem able to stick to an agreed line about whether they really will walk away from Brexit negotiations or not. While Prime Minister Theresa May has been more reluctant to ramp up her rhetoric about “no deal” being “better than a bad deal” recently, her Brexit Secretary David Davis insisted on Tuesday that keeping the option of quitting talks on the table was essential. “You have…

Trump’s Cabinet is the absolute best of all time. Ever. – Washington Post

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

It’s about time somebody gives Donald Trump the credit he deserves. Even if that person is Donald Trump. “We’re doing a lot of great things,” the president said at the start of a Cabinet meeting Monday. Further, he said, “we are getting tremendous accolades for what we’re doing.” What’s more, “the Justice Department is doing a fantastic job,” while the economy is growing “phenomenally,” except for the drag from those…

Sen. Tom Cotton: Cabinet officials, lawmakers need to support Trump or resign – Washington Times

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Sen. Tom Cotton said those who do not support President Trump’s message need to resign. “The simple fact of the matter is the American people elected the president ultimately to make these decisions,” Mr. Cotton, Arkansas Republican, said on Fox News in an interview that aired Tuesday. Mr. Cotton was speaking about those in the Cabinet or Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill who have been highly critical of the president’s…

Buying furniture online? Here’s 5 tips for the best deals – USA TODAY

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE With a new app from Ikea, you can use augmented reality to “see” potential pieces of furniture in your home before pulling out your credit card. USA TODAY FILE – This May 2016 photo provided by Wayfair demonstrates the company’s augmented reality app, WayfairView, which allows shoppers to visualize furniture and decor in their homes at full-scale before they make a purchase. This image shows…

Trump’s Cabinet is the absolute best of all time. Ever. – The … – Washington Post

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

It’s about time somebody gives Donald Trump the credit he deserves. Even if that person is Donald Trump. “We’re doing a lot of great things,” the president said at the start of a Cabinet meeting Monday. Further, he said, “we are getting tremendous accolades for what we’re doing.” What’s more, “the Justice Department is doing a fantastic job,” while the economy is growing “phenomenally,” except for the drag from those…

Zuma reshuffles cabinet ‘in bid to secure energy deal’ – Aljazeera.com

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa – President Jacob Zuma has reshuffled his cabinet, adjusting six portfolios including the Ministry of Energy, in a move analysts say is linked to a contentious nuclear energy deal with Russia. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the presidency said it had moved David Mahlobo, former minister of state security and a longtime Zuma ally, to the energy portfolio. Zuma also fired Blade Nzimande, the minister…

Buying furniture online? Here’s 5 tips for the best deals – USA Today – USA TODAY

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE With a new app from Ikea, you can use augmented reality to “see” potential pieces of furniture in your home before pulling out your credit card. USA TODAY FILE – This May 2016 photo provided by Wayfair demonstrates the company’s augmented reality app, WayfairView, which allows shoppers to visualize furniture and decor in their homes at full-scale before they make a purchase. This image shows…

IKEA releases pet furniture line, Lurvig | Metro US – Metro US (blog)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Pet furniture: It’s a thing. IKEA has released a new line for the furry dependents in your life, adorably named Lurvig, which is Swedish for “shaggy.” Now, when you go shopping at IKEA for your Billy bookcase, Stockholm rug or Ektorp sofa, you can throw in a piece or two for Fido or Felix, whether it’s a cat scratch mat that wraps around a table leg, or a doggy/cat bed…

From sweets to furniture: The secrets of selling online – BBC News – BBC News

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Image copyright Geoff Pugh Image caption Lavinia Davolio says selling her luxury sweets on Amazon Marketplace has been good for business What are the best ways to sell online? And how do you make sure you have a website that really works? Part one in our eight-part series exploring all things e-commerce. Lavinia Davolio makes luxury handmade sweets inspired by her Italian heritage. She says her business received a boost…

Ikea Is Now Designing Furniture for Cats and Dogs – Print (video … – Creativity

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Not content with having conquered the market for human furniture over the past 30 years, Ikea is now turning its attention to the animal world. The Swedish retailer has unveiled its first line of furniture for pets. Its Lurvig line (meaning “hairy” in Swedish) includes cat and dog beds and houses for them to curl up in, as well as accessories like scratch mats, feeding bowls and litter trays. There…