All things wild and wonderful in the interior design world and then some!

THE STARS ARE BRIGHT DEEP IN THE HEART OF MARFA,TEXAS : DAY 1

 

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TRES AMIGAS: MY SISTER, MADY + COUSIN KATE + ME

Most people looked at me cross eyed when I told them my sister, Mady, and I and a cousin were going to be visiting Marfa, Texas.  I thought everyone had heard about this small Texas  town which had become Continue Reading…

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GENERATOR HOTEL: BARCELONA’S HIGH BROW HOSTEL

Generator Hotel, Barcelona: The Design Agency

Generator Hotel, Barcelona: The Design Agency

 

When I was younger I entertained the idea of traveling around Europe and staying in a youth hostel but actually never did it.  My concept of a hostel was Continue Reading…

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10 GREAT FINDS AT THE AD HOME DESIGN SHOW 2014!

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Okay folks, buckle up for one more round of the AD HOME DESIGN SHOWwhich was in NYC two weeks ago and this time bigger and better than ever!  You just can’t miss this event if you are an interior designer in New York City.  Even if you think you have seen it all, you just Continue Reading…

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THE FASCINATING PHOTOGRAPHY OF PHYLLIS GALEMBO

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Beautiful photography is as exciting to me as a well done painting, especially when the subject matter is exotic.  I came across the photography of Phyllis Galembo in the house of a client of mine and Continue Reading…

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GALAVANTING AROUND THE GALÁPAGOS ISLANDS

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SUNRISE IN THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

 

Today’s blog is coming to you from the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Ecuador. With a commitment to uncover all things wild and wonderful wherever I am in the world, I thought I would share Continue Reading…

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BLACK TIE HOME DECOR TEAMS UP WITH JAB!

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BLACK TIE HOME DECORE ISLAND SOFA

 

As an interior designer, you spend a lot of time walking around the various design buildings available to the trade. If you are looking for the latest and the greatest or that new dezign kid on the block, then this is where you need to prowl. Continue Reading…

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LIGHTING UP THE ROOM: TABLE LAMPS FROM PORTA ROMANA AT DONGHIA

DONGHIA SHOWROOM WITH PORTO ROMANO LAMPS ON CONSOLE TABLE

DONGHIA SHOWROOM WITH PORTA ROMANA LAMPS ON CONSOLE TABLE

 

Traipsing through the Donghia Showroom in the D & D Building is  always delightfully stimulating. The look is one of total glamour and chicness, yet with a conscience sense of restraint, so one never  Continue Reading…

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KARIM RASHID + BOCONCEPT = OTTAWA COLLECTION=WOW!

 

KARIM RASHID WITH HIS OTTAWA COLLECTION FOR BOCONCEPT

KARIM RASHID WITH HIS OTTAWA COLLECTION FOR BOCONCEPT

 

Move over Ikea and CB2, ’cause you’ve got some serious competition.  BoConcept, the Danish company that sells high styled contemporary urban furnishings at unbelievably low prices, has brought a ‘ringer’ to the table…or should I say the store?  The infamous  Continue Reading…

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EVERY LITTLE TABLE COUNTS: A SMATTERING OF TABLES FROM HOLLY HUNT

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AGATE SIDE TABLE

 

One of my favorite New York City showrooms is Holly Hunt.  Actually, they have two showrooms in the city and both are packed with fabulous furniture finds for my projects. Especially when I am looking for something unique and contemporary I know I am bound to find it there.

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KERET HOUSE: THE WORLD’S THINNEST HOME!

KERET HOUSE CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN TWO BUILDINGS IN WARSAW, POLAND

KERET HOUSE CONSTRUCTED BETWEEN TWO BUILDINGS IN WARSAW, POLAND

 

 

This is a very nice story.  I like writing about positive occurrences in this world that involve talented and compassionate people who seem to rise above all of the craziness.  It is sometimes hard to imagine that people can still concentrate on artistic ventures  in these times Continue Reading…

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