Wednesday 30 December 2009

Please Give me your Input

Melissa Rufty left side cropped close I can’t believe I am approaching my 300th post. That’s 300 sessions on the computer…some longer and more in depth than others. Now that I have that little widget that introduces you to previous posts, I have had a chance to read some. My consensus? My apologies for all of my ramblings! Its funny (and probably best) that my blog has taken a “rendering” direction. I didn’t expect this.  I’m an Interior Designer, and that’s what I figure I do best, but drawing and rendering have always been the most exciting part of the design process for me, holding the most potential. It’s bringing your thoughts to paper. We all have a niche; and the realization of this has pointed me in a new exciting direction.

My sons have both recently graduated from film school; one in general film, specializing in boom work (recorded sound) and one in post sound. With the recent addition of a professional quality video camera, I’d like to put them to work creating a series of video podcasts featuring drawing for interior design. I need your input! Any ideas at this point would be so helpful…formatting, content, style…would you pay a small fee? (for each or a bundle)…tell me what you think!!

And thanks for sticking with me for 300 posts! I  count on all of your blogs to keep me up to date with what’s going on in the design world :)

Happy New Year!!


interior by MMR/Melissa Rufty, rendered by Michelle Morelan, 2008

Sunday 20 December 2009

A Rendering for Christmas

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A Merry Christmas gift to a very special friend…and my very best wishes to all of you special blogger friends! Two years and two hundred posts later, we have gotten to know each other, and I humbly draw from your talents…Happy Holidays! See you in the new year!

Thursday 17 December 2009

New York during the Holidays

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The Whitney for the Georgia Okeefe exhibit and the Guggenheim for Kandinsky…what delight!

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Some beautiful doors around the city…5th Ave, Chelsea, the Village.

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Shopping is amazing…I bought a great lucite necklace from Alexis Bittar. The Mac store is a glass box in the middle of the city you walk down into…with glass stairs.

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Bergdorf’s windows were the best!

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Vuitton, Avenue of the Americas, Lincoln Center (we saw South Pacific), Rockefeller Center soldiers.

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Columbus Circle from the Time Warner Building.

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Large scale decorations along 6th, at Saks, Angels and the Swarovski star at Rockefeller Center

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McGuire and Henrendon at the NYDC

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Dennis Miller at the NYDC

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We had lunch with Francine Garner, who owns Interieurs in Tribeca

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First three in Chelsea area..other off 5th, and last off Greene St.

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The Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking district…love the red door down the street…they really do pack meat there!

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The Meatpacking district and Highline…they were filming Gossip Girl that day.

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