winter 2012 Archives

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 →

Living Environments Are More Contemporary, Cost-Conscious

Contemporary homes - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Earth Friendly, Budget Friendly: Living environments are going more contemporary, and cost-conscious, too Thinking about redesigning your home? Est Est and Wiseman and Gale agree that one style in particular has been gaining popularity. “In the last few years, we have been getting busier with the contemporary style,” says Scott Burdick, managing partner of Wiseman… Read More →

6 Tech-Savvy, Kitchen Appliances For a Contemporary Look

Kitchen Appliances - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

How Cool is This?: 6 tech-savvy and unique kitchen appliances to give your kitchen that contemporary look Wolf Convection Steam Oven Coming in early 2012, convection steam ovens combine steam and convection cooking options to the kitchen. With technology that monitors time, temperature and environment by sensing the quantity, size and shape of the food,… Read More →

Date Night: Elan Style, Jo Paris Salon, Posh And More

Date Night: Scottsdale Living Magazine
by in Date Night

Date Night: 10 hot tips to create the perfect night out Getting dressed Elan Style offers a sophisticated mix of contemporary clothing and accessories for every budget, all in a comfortable setting for shopping and socializing. Easily find that great outfit for a night out with the girls, the perfect sexy dress for that hot… Read More →

6 Toning Tips, Becoming Fashionably Fit

Toning Tips - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Kevin Shepard, a personal trainer at the DC Ranch Village Health Club and Spa, and Chance Pearson, northwest district manager for Core Concepts Personal Training, offer tips on toning and becoming fashionably fit. No late-night binging “You don’t fill up the car and then turn off the engine,” Pearson says. “Don’t fill up late in… Read More →

Increase Your Well-Being In Your Own Backyard

Backyard Exercise - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

From yoga to cardio, increase your well-being by transforming your backyard into a personalized space for enjoyment and self improvement. The backyard as we know it has possibilities that we often overlook, particularly when it comes to exercise. While the size of one’s backyard may be subject to the density of the community, the layout… Read More →

Showrooms: La Maison Interiors

La Maison Interiors - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

La Maison Interiors: Owners Alan Reinken and Davinder Chawla tell us why La Maison stands apart from the rest Who is the showroom designed for? The showroom is designed for clients looking for unique furnishings merchandised in a chic, yet approachable environment. We were fortunate to have an architecturally beautiful showroom to start. From there,… Read More →

Feathers Fine Custom Furnishings & Fabrics

Feathers - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Feathers Fine Custom Furnishings & Fabrics: Owner and founder Dan Levinson tells us how Feathers’ showroom and products are both timeless and unique. Who is the showroom designed for? The showroom is designed for the general public and the design community. It displays about 20 to 30 vignettes and rooms for design ideas and inspiration.… Read More →

Homeowners Go For A Minimalistic, Tech-Savvy Kitchen

Minimalistic Kitchens, Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

With homeowners putting more time and money into their abodes, kitchens are becoming more sustainable, technologically advanced and filled with cool appliances. One current trend is giving the kitchen a facelift with a minimalistic look, which tends to give one of the most popular rooms in the house a contemporary, European feel. “Different people have… Read More →

Plastic Surgery Trends 2011: Increase In Nonsurgical Procedures, New Demographics

Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic Confidence: Scottsdale plastic surgeons report high numbers in nonsurgical procedures, as well as new plastic surgery demographic trends In 2010, nearly 9.5 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed in the U.S., according to American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery statistics. Breast augmentation was reported as the No. 1 surgical procedure, with more… Read More →

4 Master Bath Must-Haves

Master Bath Must-Haves - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Four items you must have in your master bath. Hansgrohe: Raindance AIR The Raindance AIR series, the original AIR-injected shower by Hansgrohe, infuses each drop of water with air. This delivers an invigorating high-performance shower and saves water, too. You can choose between the handshower, the Whirl AIR massage or an oversized showerhead (up to… Read More →

Turn Your Master Bath Into A Spa Retreat

Spa Retreat - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

A Spa Sanctuary: Get away from it all and turn your master bath into a spa retreat As you slip deeper into the bubbling, effervescent silky water, warming and moistening your body, your fingers trace the limestone tub. The lights dimmed low, you willingly release the pent up tension of the busy week; with work… Read More →

10 Tips To Reduce Pain From Southwest Spine & Sports

Southwest Spine & Sports - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Top 10 tips from Southwest Spine & Sports to reduce pain. By Dr. Michael Wolff and Dr. John Jones 1. Stop smoking and drinking Smoking has been shown to delay healing, increase pain sensitivity, and make a person require higher amounts of pain medication. Drinking alcohol can have serious interactions, even with over-the-counter pain medications.… Read More →

Mediterranean Home Mixes Old World With New School

Mediterranean Custom Home, Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Old world meets new school: Mediterranean home captures fun and energy of New York City and Chicago A sprawling new home in North Scottsdale perfectly blends Old World Mediterranean with regionally-inspired modern design. From the exterior, the custom home’s entrance is reminiscent of a courtyard from more than a century ago, which leads into a… Read More →