Notes on a Party

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Obsessed with Instagram?  Here’s a way to free all of those vintage Polaroid-like photos from your iPhone.  Stickygram is a personalized printing service that converts your Instagram pictures into little square magnets for your fridge.  All you need to do is create your pack of nine magnets online and have…
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City living might mean that garden space is rare but we all have a window sill that could be put to good use.  Sagaform, the Swedish design company that makes innovative kitchen and table accessories, offers a beautiful and space-saving solution that will let you have fresh cilantro, basil, rosemary…
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Products that are eco-chic make us smile because its shows that good design can be combined with a consideration for the planet.  Aqua Ovo, the brainchild of Quebec entrepreneurs Noemie and Marcel Desrochers, have developed a gorgeous eco-thermal glass vessel called the Therm-O Terra ($28), which would be the perfect…
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February 1, 2012 | Bright Idea, Tech + Gadgets

Dreaming of a home theater?  We’ve discovered an ingenious gadget that lets you turn your iPhone 4 into a movie projector and any white wall or smooth surface into a screen. The Pocket Projector ($229.99) has a super-bright 15-lumen LED projector lamp that delivers clearer, more brilliant images than other…
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From gallery openings to birthday bashes to charity benefits, 24-hour party people are being invited to stylish events of all kinds via pingg. With its modern graphics, cutting edge delivery system and clean interface (devoid of annoying ads), pingg has quickly become the online invitation of choice for design conscious…
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January 22, 2008 | DJ + Music, Tech + Gadgets

Your music is portable so why not your DJ? Some cutting-edge technology has eliminated the need for bulky DJ rigs and CD players. Dubbed the “Playstation Portable for music,” the Pacemaker ($760) from Swedish company Tonium is so small it fits in the palm of your hand. It features a…
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Celia Chen with MC Hammer
November 7, 2007 | Company News, Tech + Gadgets

Forget Socialista and Waverly Inn…last night the hottest spot in town was Studio 8H. Never heard of it? It’s a major celebrity hang out and considered to be a New York landmark. For those in-the-know, it also happens to be the home of Saturday Night Live. Notes on a Party…
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Simple Seating
April 25, 2007 | Tech + Gadgets, Weddings

Warning: Event planners and brides-to-be reading this post may experience headache, dizziness, or shortness of breath. I am about to bring up a dreaded subject…the seating chart. Whether you are planning a conference, meeting, wedding or dinner party, where you seat your guests can make a huge impact on their…
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Panasonic Lumix
March 30, 2007 | Photo + Video, Tech + Gadgets

Call me a sentimental fool but I love photo albums. From my best friend’s wedding to our safari in Africa, I would spend hours on albums – arranging prints, gluing corners by hand and writing captions in pencil. Choosing an album to house all the images was just as much…
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iPod Nano

Scrolling through someone’s iPod library is a little like rifling through their drawers… are bound to find something unexpected. As a professional event planner, you would assume that I have an extensive collection of music neatly organized into lists for every occasion but it is quite the opposite. While I…
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