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2014-07-11 23:03:32

There’s plenty of time to put together your Christmas shopping list before December 25. But ProShow, Inc., producers of Christmas Expo, recognize that dedicated decorators know you can’t start planning early enough to make your house, business or city shine the brightest during the holiday season. Biloxi, MS (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 It’s Christmas in July at Christmas Expo, an annual event being held this year in Biloxi, MS on July 17-19, 2014 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and...

2014-06-24 08:27:21

United States takes the first place among 78 represented countries in 2014 with 163 Design Awards won globally COMO, Italy, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, WDR - World Design Rankings announced the updated design rankings of countries based on the number of design awards won at international juried design competitions and awards. United States ranked as number 1 among 78 represented countries, followed by Italy, England, Japan, Brazil, China, Germany, Korea, Hong Kong and Turkey...

2014-06-18 08:30:37

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June 17, 2014, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) formally signed a cooperative Friendship Agreement with the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). Dozens of industry professionals were in attendance to listen to the respective leaders of the three associations. ASID Executive Vice President and CEO...

2014-06-11 16:28:08

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 17(th), 2014 The American Society of Interior Designers will be signing a cooperative Friendship Agreement with the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. In attendance will be members of the three associations and presentations will be given by the CEOs. Randy Fiser, (CEO, ASID), Marsha Turner, (President, IALD),...

2014-05-31 23:03:36

School of Technology building design by Nuno Montenegro wins the famous Platinum A' Design Award in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Competition. Como, Italy (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 A' Design Award & Competition is pleased to inform that the project “School of Technology” by Nuno Montenegro became winner of the famous Platinum A' Design Award in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Competition chosen as a winner by the international jury panel of the...

2014-05-30 23:11:58

New Design and Improved Functionality Elevates Shopping & Selling Experience New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Interior design authority Viyet, the design aficionado's destination to buy and sell timeless furniture and accessories, will introduce a full redesign of Viyet.com on June 11, further strengthening its position as the leading online source for high-end, pre-owned designer home furnishings. The site was fully reimagined to give Viyet’s community of designer insiders a...

2014-05-20 08:28:56

MINNEAPOLIS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People can find their life's purpose when they read the bestselling book, "Understanding Human Design" and take the free quiz, "Discover Your Unique Blueprint for Creating Perfect Abundance in Your Life." "Understanding your Human Design is like having an instruction manual for your life," said author Karen Curry who has been teaching people how to wake up to their magnificence and discover who they truly are since 1985. "Knowing your Human Design...

2014-04-22 08:29:56

Runner-Up Distinction Awarded to Four Competitors from Ball State University, Montana State University, University of Idaho Integrated Design Lab, and Seek Architecture (Seattle). SEATTLE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today construction company Hammer & Hand unveiled the winners of "perFORM 2014: A House Design Competition." The competition challenged emerging architecture professionals to fuse high design with high performance building in the design of a single-family house in Seattle...

2014-03-28 23:24:38

ArtSchools.com, an online directory of the best art schools, provides insight into combining textures when designing a space. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 ArtSchools.com, a leading online directory of art schools, discusses three tips for combining textures in interior design. According to an article published by the Nottingham Post titled, “Top Principles of Combining Textures in Interior Design,” the basis of any well-assembled interior design scheme is texture. Textures are...

2014-03-28 12:27:16

MANCHESTER, England, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new website of award winning interior designers Darren Mercer Interiors went live today at http://www.darrenmercer.co.uk. The launch of the new site, which offers easily accessible information on Darren Mercer Interiors' services, background, prices and ethos, is part of the company's ongoing growth throughout Europe and North America. As part of the firm's efforts to protect the environment against global...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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