Daniel VanHall “The Design Escort” and co-owner of Shields & Company Interiors shares his passion for crossfit and the sexy front desk they designed using reclaimed and recycled materials! Crossfit is a combination of high intensity interval training, calisthenics, Olympic weightlifting and gymnastics. The gym or “box” is very rough and tumble so the design had to be practical and fit the context at the highly regarded Crossfit Hell’s Kitchen, where the training is second to none. Great design starts with yourself, so start building your gorgeous body today!
I think I told you before that I thrive mostly on unearthing unique products for my interiors. Today with the world functioning as one big global market it is not unusual to discover new and interesting products being produced in other parts of the world and to think nothing about Continue reading
Daniel VanHall “The Design Escort” and co-owner at Shields & Company Interiors shares his excitement for the new Christian Lacroix home collection at Roche Bobois. Lacroix is known for haute couture fashion which is now translated into absolutely fabulous furniture and accessories for the home. Follow Daniel for a little sneak peak at this fantasy infused collection.
Daniel VanHall “The Design Escort” shares a sitting room/guest bedroom Shields & Company Interiors completed on one of their luxury, New York City, turn-key residences using furniture from Roche Bobois, wool carpet from Stark Carpets, fabrics and wall covering from Rodolph Fabrics and art from Steven Kasher Gallery. Daniel talks about some design features in the room including the sculptural pebble coffee tables and sofa that converts into a comfortable twin bed for overnight guests. The room was completed for Extell’s One Riverside Park duplex model “Sky Home” in collaboration with GCT marketing. Photography of the room was done by Alan Barry Photography.
Daniel VanHall “The Design Escort” shares a small home office that Shields & Company Interiors completed on one of their luxury turn-key residences in New York City. Daniel explains that just because spaces are small the design decisions should not be timid. Every opportunity must be taken to imbibe the space with design and functionality. Elements such as Japanese grasscloth wallcovering, an executive scaled glass desk, a sculptural desk lamp and a large abstract painting make this home office exciting with lots of personality.
Daniel VanHall “The Design Escort” shares a fantastic new way to incorporate a fireplace into any Manhattan apartment. Hearth Cabinet’s alternate fuel ventless fireplaces allows Shields & Company to be creative and install fireplaces in any space. Daniel shows a new design he and Gail created for one of their luxury-turnkey residences for Wald Real Estate here in New York City.