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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
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Topic - Etienne Coffinier
Her friends' Lucite-and-white kitchens were far more inviting than the outdated psychedelic wallpaper and avocado-colored appliances that greeted Jeannine Anckaitis at home during the late 1980s.
"It's a staple of our design," he said. "We have clients who have huge rooms, and therefore they have huge coffee tables. I don't like to have the huge coffee table hiding the beautiful rug I have designed for them. The best quality of Lucite is that it's more transparent than glass. It doesn't scratch so easily, and if it does, you can usually buff it out."