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State Department Gets Makeover

  • Folio, Thursday, November 26, 2009 11:12 AM
The Magazine Publishers of America say the U.S. State Department has asked the magazine industry to help decorate 17 rooms for the holiday season at the U.S. State Department buildings in Washington, D.C. The chosen pubs are shelter titles; the "Magazine Holiday Design Showcase" is planned as an annual event and "part of an ongoing campaign to highlight the furnishings and art in both the Blair House and the State Department.

Participating titles, including Better Homes and Gardens, Martha Stewart Living, Mother Earth News, Natural Home and This Old House, will each decorate a room.

Among the 17 rooms undergoing a mass magazine makeover, The Blair House Back Room will be decorated by Better Homes and Gardens with a nine-foot Christmas tree covered in coral-colored ornaments, while Mother Earth News, Natural Home will execute a non-traditional Adams Room design at the State Department.



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