Go all-out with rich textiles for curtains, spreads and accent blankets, or take a more subtle approach by adding Eastern-inspired pieces to a more contemporary design. There really are no rules and there are dozens of ways to make your existing pieces work harmoniously with the new look you are trying to create. Best of all? There’s an increasing number of outlets offering products sourced in line with fair-trade principles, which means the local artisans are paid a decent wage and work under safe, humane conditions. The results are high-quality items such as the fair trade Chandra Stool from Myakka pictured here. Hand-made in Northern India from Indian rosewood, it’s the perfect piece to lend a refreshingly exotic accent to your living room, bedroom, office space or any other room you want to improve upon; Myakka.co.uk.
It’s no secret: If you live in Florida, your hair is going to need a keratin treatment for the summer. But deciding to have the treatment is just the start. Hisham Sahbane of Hair By Hisham has the scoop.
Some of the most unforgettable experiences for Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD, are when he comes across a patient who is now an adult and he performed a transplant on them as a baby. Seeing them older, living healthy lives, doing the things they love, is an ongoing inspiration.