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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…

Posted April 14th, 2014.

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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…

Posted March 31st, 2014.

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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…

Posted March 17th, 2014.

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“FLAVORS OF THE MAIN”: KNOSHING MY WAY THROUGH MONTREAL

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CHINESE PASTRY SHOP IN MONTREAL

 

No good vacation goes without savoring some of the specialties of the place you are visiting.  If you are as passionate about food ( and wine!) as I am…a passion only superseded by my love for design and art…you will certainly understand why I signed up for a walking tour through the ethnic neighborhoods of Montreal Continue Reading…

Posted December 23rd, 2013.

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OFF TO MONTREAL FOR A FRENCH CANADIAN TAKE ON THANKSGIVING: LE PETIT HOTEL

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Le Petit Hotel in Vieux Montreal

 

Sometimes a small getaway vacation is just what the doctor ordered for a quick change of pace and rejuvenation for your mind, body and soul.  This past Thanksgiving, my husband and I decided at the last minute to jump in the car and drive the seven hours up to Montreal, Canada during the holiday week in order to test the waters…or should I say the snow and ice… farther north. Continue Reading…

Posted December 16th, 2013.

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TIM TATE AND HIS MINDBLOWING “ELECTRONIC RELIQUARIES.”

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I Want to Run Away and Join the Circus, 2009

 

The best thing about being on the Acquisitions Committee of the Museum of Arts and Design, informally known as “MAD,” is that you get to learn about  so many different artists who’s work is in  the museum’s permanent collection. I could probably write a post a day about how many talented artists I am introduced to through this experience. Today I have chosen to write about Tim Tate, Continue Reading…

Posted November 11th, 2013.

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YINKA SHONIBARE: “FABRIC-ATION” AND THEN SOME!

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Yinka Shonibare creates some of the most unusual conceptual art I have seen in a very long time. His talent is expressed in a variety of ways, ranging from installation art, photography, sculpture, painting , film and performance.  The breadth and depth of his work is truly Continue Reading…

Posted October 21st, 2013.

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WESTEDGE DESIGN FAIR OPENS IN LOS ANGELES

 

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When you are a professional designer you have to keep abreast of the new and current design events across the country.  Last week I flew out to Los Angeles in order to check out the latest and greatest design  show, Westedge Design Fair.  If you live in New York City you are Continue Reading…

Posted October 7th, 2013.

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“TIEMPO DE SIRENAS”: DIGITAL-ART PHOTOGRAPHY FROM SANDRA LLANO-MEJIA

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There is a dream like quality to the exquisite digital-art photography created by Sandra Llano-Mejia.  Although dealing with reality, the images appear other worldly and ethereal.  I have seen her Continue Reading…

Posted August 19th, 2013.

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HOLIDAY HOUSE HAMPTONS: DO NOT MISS IT!

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HUNIFORD DESIGN STUDIO…gave new meaning to blue and white. Loved the area rug and the center fixture!

 

I spent last Friday out in the Hamptons with a good client of mine tooling around a new showhouse this season called “Holiday House Hamptons.”  This is the summer version of Continue Reading…

Posted July 15th, 2013.

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