What Is Community Design And How Can It Build Brave Spaces With Heart

Sloan Leo is a Community Building Strategist & Systems Designer. They are the Director of Social Impact at The Vaid Group, as well as proud poodle parent to Riley Leo. We had a conversation about community design, and how asking simple questions can bring heart back into our work to bring justice.

Nell Derick Debevoise: Tell me about community design.

Sloan Leo: Community design is a funny little term and it’s so right, it got me really excited about design. Let me share some background on why.

Six years ago, I was working in a big nonprofit. It was exciting to be part of a highly-functioning, 300+ million dollar organization. But I realized I still didn’t feel very good. I couldn’t figure out why – I asked myself, is it racism? Is it homophobia and transphobia? Am I bad at

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‘Build Me Up’: Orlando Soria Reveals How Home Design Can Spark a Fresh Start

Orlando Soria premiered his new HGTV show, “Build Me Up.” So, how do his home looks stack up against HGTV’s veteran designers’? Find out here.

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Move over, “Property Brothers.” HGTV has just debuted a new home design show that’s perfect for today’s tumultuous times: “Build Me Up,” starring Orlando Soria.

Soria, who previously doled out design advice on “Unspouse My House” and “Secrets From a Stylist,” now helps refresh the homes of people undergoing a big life change. Whether that change involves divorce or family members moving in, Soria’s renovations prove all too well that shaking up your home environment is the perfect way to turn a new page.


And there’s lots to learn for anyone who’d like a new perspective on their

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Kaboodle Kitchen New Zealand: Design, build and renovate your own kitchen

Kaboodle New Zealand

At kaboodle, we believe every New Zealand home deserves a perfect kitchen, which is why we’ve developed a DIY range focused on quality, style and functionality. You can design your kitchen with our 3D kitchen planner and build it yourself saving money in the process!

Our products are all designed to help you achieve your dream kitchen in your own home. Our wide range of cabinets, benchtops, splashbacks, handles and hardware as well as functional storage accessories are based on the latest trends from around the globe, giving you a huge choice for renovating your kitchen. 

Not only do we provide a wide range of modular products, but we now provide our customer with benchtops, cabinets and doors cut to width, making it possible for customers to achieve the perfect fit kitchen at a professional level in their own DIY kitchen projects.

Whether you’re looking for a

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Corner Kitchen in St. Clair Shores hoping to build customer base

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (WXYZ) — It’s been less than a year since Corner Kitchen opened their doors in St. Clair Shores. Even with a ban on sitting in, they are still taking off in many ways.

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“Our eight-month anniversary was the day that Governor Whitmer put the carryout-only into effect,” said Shannon Nowowiecki.

Nowowiecki is the owner and lead chef at Corner Kitchen. He said they were in the process of growing a customer base before the executive order took effect.

“We have neighboring restaurants that have been around for 25 years, 10 years, and it’s a little frustrating because it’s like wow, if we only had those people we, would have more of a core base, but the cool thing is, we have had a lot of new people reach out to us come in and say, ‘Hey,

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Design & Build Your Dream New Kitchen With Kaboodle Australia

About us

At kaboodle, we believe every Australian home deserves a perfect kitchen, which is why we’ve developed a DIY friendly range focused on design, quality, style and functionality. You can design your kitchen with our 3D kitchen planner and save heaps in the process by doing it all yourself!

Our wide range of cabinetry, benchtops, splashbacks, kitchen handles and hardware as well as functional storage accessories are based on the latest trends from around the globe, giving you a huge choice for your kitchen renovation. You can create your dream kitchen design by mixing and matching our modular and cut to measure products to achieve that perfect fit in your kitchen space.

From expert advice and inspiration for your kitchen or laundry design, through to detailed information on assembly and installation, kaboodle has everything you need to turn your kitchen ideas into reality.

All cabinets come with a 10-year

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High-Tech and Touchless: How to Build a Smarter Bathroom

Behold, the bathroom of the future—available today!

As times call for an unwavering attentiveness to personal hygiene, we’ve found some gadgets that will provide you with an optimal bathroom experience while avoiding some of the lavatory’s most problematic surfaces.

Kohler Numi Comfort Height

When is a toilet worth $9,000? When it’s about as powerful as your personal computer. Yes, the Numi can sync with your smart device and play your favorite playlists and podcasts, and yes, the Numi features both seat and feet warmers, but where the brainy bowl truly shines is with the basics. Not content to merely offer motion-activated control for lid and flush (although it does offer these), Numi, via Kohler Konnect, gives users voice-activated control over all of the toilets’ major functions from flush and seat movement to music selection and bidet—yes, the Numi is outfitted with advanced bidet technology that allows the device to provide

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