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

MY FABULOUS ENCOUNTER WITH THE TALENTED JIM ZIVIC!

 

JIM ZIVIC

JIM ZIVIC

 

Okay, so I am out on a dezign-hunt with a favorite client/friend of mine…Jane Koryn…and we are looking for fabulous furniture for her apartment.  We decide to treat ourselves to a visit to the showroom of Ralph Pucci, which is located downtown in NYC. Pucci’s  showroom is

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DEEP IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES!

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Wall of Art Adorns DTLA Building

 

I have just returned from one of my frequent visits to my home way from home, Los Angeles, California and was pleasantly surprised to discover Downtown Los Angeles, or as it is commonly known out there, DTLA.  As a New Yorker, I see Continue Reading…

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SITTING PRETTY: CERAMIC STOOLS BY REINALDO SANGUINO

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A long way back I had read an article in Interior Design magazine about different cool stools.  Being the lover of odd objects…I truly believe they make the room unique…I had torn out a page with a fabulous ceramic stool designed by Reinaldo Sanguino. Continue Reading…

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THIS IS NOT YOUR GRANDMOTHER’S LLADRO!

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“THE GUEST COLLECTION” BY JAIME HAYON AND OTHERS

 

Being a total snob when it comes to interior design the thought of buying something from LLadró, the infamous porcelain figurine company, is rather dèclasé to me. I know in my heart that they are beautifully executed but something about them just leaves me flat. Add to this that I also know that several of their pieces go for a lot of money and Continue Reading…

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THE FRENCH CONNECTION II: POUENAT

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FRANCOIS CHAMPSAUR

 

It is often a toss up for me who is more talented when it comes to furniture and lighting design, the French or the Italians.  I often think how many fabulously wonderful items have been created in both of these countries, and find it difficult to imagine why  Continue Reading…

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“RAPID RESPONSE COLLECTING”: VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM

 

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“RAPID RESPONSE COLLECTING” AT THE V & A MUSEUM

 

Contemporary museums in today’s world  are going outside of that predictable box I write about so often and putting together exhibitions that are more relevant to how we live in today’s world, as opposed to Continue Reading…

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DESIGNER INSIGHTS WITH GAIL SHIELDS-MILLER & TUDOR DAVIES OF TERRYS BLINDS

 

Park Avenue Pied-a-Terre. SHIELDS & COMPANY INTERIORS

Park Avenue Pied-a-Terre. SHIELDS & COMPANY INTERIORS

 

Today’s post is a bit of a deviation from the normal course of events on DEZIGNLICIOUS, as I want to share a post about me…yes, ME…featured recently on the internet. Continue Reading…

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EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN: REMAINS LIGHTING REISSUES THE LIGHTING OF TONY DUQUETTE

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SPLASHING WATER 37  CHANDELIER

 

If I have said it once I have said it a hundred times : great is great and it lasts forever when it comes to furniture and lighting. That’s why I encourage my clients to purchase furniture that will always be timeless and that they will want Continue Reading…

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FABULOUS CONTEMPORARY CHAIRS FROM THE MONTREAL MUSEE DES BEAUX ARTS

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MUSEE DES BEAUX ARTS MONTREAL

 

Last Thanksgiving, my husband and I took a road trip up to Montreal, Canada (see post.) We had a fabulous time despite the 7 degree weather. One of the spots we most enjoyed was touring through the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal , aka The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Continue Reading…

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JUST BULBS! THAT’S RIGHT…ONLY BULBS!

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Across the street from my office is a tiny story packed to the gills with every imaginable light bulb that you could possible dream of…and  thensome.  The store is called Just Bulbs and Continue Reading…

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