A blog about the in-between—the small (and not-so-small) moments in business and marketing, culture, politics, food, travel, and more. Zwischenraum takes its name from a German word that translates to “the space between things,” an artsy-sounding concept that to me speaks volumes about everyday life.

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September 26, 2017

Aussie Adventure: Decor Writer Guest Post on Ace of Space Blog

  Do not adjust your screen. This cardiac-jolting design comes courtesy of Melbourne, Australia, cafe-by-day, tapas-bar-by-night restaurant Heartattack and Vine. This one put all of my decor writer skills to the test in coming up with synonyms for awesome, and is featured in full on the equally cool Ace of Space blog. If you joined us…

September 19, 2017

Fall Marketing Classes at the Hudson River Exchange

Go back to school with the Hudson River Exchange’s signature series of marketing classes and business and creativity-recharging workshops, especially for small- and creative-business owners, artists, and artisans. This year, I’m gearing up to teach three info-packed classes on October 10 and 19: Take Your Business to the Next Level with a Vision & Mission…

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August 22, 2017

Hacienda Chic in San Antonio: Guest Design Writer on the Ace of Space Blog

  In my former life as the managing editor of digital and social media for a home decor brand, I was fortunate to travel to locations with incredible architecture, art, and design, and talk with dozens of talented interior decorators, architects, and textile and product manufacturers. Since you can take the gal out of design…

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July 6, 2017

Women in Business Q&A: Kathryn Pisco of Unearth the World

  Kathryn and Mike Pisco always wanted to take epic trips abroad before they started a family. They’d talked about it dozens of times, planned, talked some more, and had even been saving money. But between their busy corporate jobs and never seeming to find the perfect time, their goal felt like it was moving…

June 22, 2017

Up to the Challenge: The Troy Innovation Garage Blazes a New Business Trail

  When most people want a challenge, they change their workout routine, take up a hobby, or ask for a work promotion. When Tom Nardacci wants a challenge, he gives a $1.5-million makeover to a derelict historical building and starts a brand-new company: the Troy Innovation Garage, a combination coworking space and business incubator in…