Tokyo Designers Week 2014

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My fabric pattern project will be presented at the Tokyo Designers Week (October 25th – November 3rd, 2014).

Tokyo Designers Week is an international design event that gathers the excellent architecture, interior, product design, graphic design and art from all over the world. Since 2005, the event has been taking place at Meiji Jingu Gaien Mae in Tokyo and attracting more than 100,000 visitors every year. This year, Tokyo Designers Week 2014 will be held with 4 main themes – Design, Art, Fashion and Music. Visitors will see more than 20 programs and events during 10 days.

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The Legendary Hotel: Mission Inn

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“I am made Independent in disposition and am willing to fight my own battles . . . Life is a battle in which I am going to win or die.” (F. A. Miller)

He was the owner and chief developer of the Mission Inn in Riverside, California. His energetic lobbying efforts resulted in bringing the Citrus Experiment Station, the interurban street car system and the Opera House to Riverside. This man, who had little formal education and never held an elected office or learned to drive a car, succeeded where many others had failed. His name was Frank Augustus Miller. Continue reading