Fall 2012 Archives

Master Bedroom Remodels Create Relaxing, Vacation-Like Sanctuaries

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Home, Suite Home: Master bedroom remodels create relaxing, vacation-like sanctuaries at home. With the prevalence of smartphones and tablet computers, it seems everyone is always on the go. People are “connected” at all times to work, family or any number of other responsibilities — making life quite hectic. “With such busy, plugged-in lives, people are… Read More →

Dr. John Badolato Of Studio B Smiles Transforms Smiles, Lives Of Athletes

Dr. John Badolato, Studio B Smiles, Photo: Glory Shim

Putting on Their Game Face: Dr. John Badolato of Studio B Smiles transforms the smiles, lives of athletes and high-profile clients. While sports players are revered for their talent, it can be difficult to deny the obvious: their looks, especially when they’re gracing the cover of magazines; appearing in local and national on-camera interviews; and… Read More →

Luxurious Home Showers No Longer Just Reserved For Affluent Retreats

Photo: Central Arizona Supply

Shower sensations: Channeling the chic sensibility of lavish resort spas, luxurious home showers are no longer just reserved for affluent retreats. Evolving from a place with a distinct purpose to a lavish escape, home showers are becoming a peaceful getaway and the focal point of the bathroom. Incorporating features such as steam rooms, surround sound… Read More →

Rough Play: How Improper Golf Swings Can Leave Risk For Injury

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Don’t be fooled by the seemingly tame appearance of a game of golf; the physical activity involved on the golfers’ end can leave risk for injury if the correct precautions aren’t taken. In 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reported that there were more than 55,000 visits to hospital emergency rooms for golf-related… Read More →

Handcrafted Tables To Entertain

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Holiday parties, family reunions and more — why not consider a new, handcrafted table for all of your upcoming gatherings? French Series Coffee Table This trapezoid wooden table is not only wrapped in steel, but you can also select between 25 wood finishes and five steel finishes. Marc Desplaines of Antoine Proulx, LLC, antoineproulx.com, custommade.com… Read More →

Tattoo Removal Industry Booming As More Try To Live Without Regret

Tattoo removal specialists at the National Laser Institute in Scottsdale work on removing a tattoo from a client.

That’s the end of tat: Tattoo removal industry is booming as more try to live without regret. Joelle Murray is a typical Scottsdale soccer mom. She is 34. Two kids. She drives a BMW SUV. She takes yoga three times a week. She loves her life. But she hates her ink. “I hate to admit… Read More →

Showrooms: Park Avenue Design Studio, LLC

Park Avenue Design Studio, Photo: Glory Shim

Owner of Park Avenue Design Studio, Gabrielle Roeckelein, ASID, shares why she chose to tackle the world of retail, who her new showroom will cater to, what makes it unique and more. How did this showroom come about? I have been designing in the Valley for over 14 years and have run a successful interior… Read More →

Worldwide Trend, Glamping, Arrives To Scottsdale

Glamping, Photo: Wolwedans

When one thinks of camping, the phrase “roughing it” typically comes to mind. Flashbacks of faulty supplies, mystery food, bug attacks and the process of “using nature as your bathroom,” tend to prevent people from giving camping a second chance. However, a new trend has emerged that not only accommodate all of your camping needs,… Read More →

2012 ASID Excellence Awards Winners: Residential


The 36th annual Interior Design Excellence awards for 2012 was held at the Arizona Biltmore on August 11, 2012 — and only the best-of-the-best, American Society of Interior Designers members received awards based on submitted interior projects. With more than 20 categories, we’ve narrowed it down to eight and included the following residential, first-place winners in… Read More →

The Burning Issue of Sun Damage, Skin Cancer

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By Kristine Cannon & Remi Omodara Summer: the season for temporary solutions — such as that crash diet to slim down for your leave-little-to-the-imagination bikini; and, let’s not forget about those days spent tanning either on the beach or in the tanning booth, just for a bit more color. While some bad habits can be… Read More →

Experience AZ: Fall-Winter 2012

Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012
by in Experience AZ Magazine

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE, EVERY DAY Ten years after moving to Arizona from upstate New York, people still ask me what I like the most about living in the Grand Canyon state. My answer is always the same: “I haven’t had to shovel snow once since I moved here.” But if I lived a couple hours north, the yearly… Read More →

Scottsdale Living Magazine – FALL 2012

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Fall 2012 Health | Beauty | Lifestyle Lookin’ ‘Fall’bulous It was just last year when I step foot into a completely unfamiliar world — where a mass of stunning socialites gathered, most donning couture from head to toe; where wine and various cocktails were consumed like water on a dry, summer day; where glamour was… Read More →

Events That Give Back: Olive & Ivy Pink Light, Weekend Jetaway And More

Weekend Jetaway
by in Date Night | Events

Don’t believe the hype — good girls aren’t that into bad boys. Given the choice, in fact, most women would choose George Clooney over Charlie Sheen any day of the week. Not to mention that all-time good guys Tom Hanks, Larry Fitzgerald and Phil Mickelson all look a lot happier than Nicolas Cage, Jesse James… Read More →

Event Calendar – Fall 2012

by in Events | Networking | Seminars

AAED Arizona Association for Economic Development 602-240-2233 • aaed.com Governor’s Economic Development Conference Sept. 12-14 Wigwam Resort, Litchfield Park Golf & Ghouls Golf Torurnament Oct. 31 Grayhawk Golf Club ABA Arizona Builders’ Alliance Phx: 602-274-8222 Tuc: 520-881-7930 • azbuilders.org State Convention Oct. 18-20 Prescott Resort, Prescott AIA American Institute of Architects 602-252-4200 • aia-arizona.org WMR/NWP Joint Conference Oct. 10-13 Loews… Read More →