Archives: April 2013

five killer mirrors that would rock any interior

image credit: Ralph Pucci, New York Mirrors are a fun way to add pizzazz and sophistication to any space.  They’re also very useful.  Even the most narcissistic amongst us likes to take a glimpse in the mirror from time to … Continue reading

Ico Parisi makes a statement at Phillips London

Finally Italian mid century design is getting the respect it deserves!  For the past few years, we have seen a run up on prices for French art deco and Scandinavian design all while the fruits of the Italians languished in … Continue reading

back to the future – a 19th century townhouse in 21st century new york

Loeb Townhouse, New York, (master bedroom) photo Durston Saylor My quarterly duties call and today I’m over at The Daily Basics where I’m featuring what has to be one of the most incredible interiors in New York City.  A few … Continue reading

what happens in paris doesn’t always stay in paris! Looking into design gallery ymer & malta

Paris-based design gallery Ymer & Malta may only be 4 years old, but boy are they getting great reviews!  As a gallery supporting some of the top emerging and established French talent in modern/contemporary design, Y&M exhibits unique and limited … Continue reading

accessorizing your home with Kerry Macbride’s jewelry lamps

I recently came across some beautifully hand made table lamps by American jewelry designer Kerry MacBride.  He uses travertine, black onyx and white quartz in his luxurious pieces.  Not one to overlook details, he even built the lamp’s dimmers into … Continue reading

sourcing photography at new york’s AIPAD

© Robert Shaw, Courtesy Robert Burge 20th Century Photographs, New York AIPAD, The Association of International Photography Art Dealers had its annual photography show in New York last weekend.  More than 80 of the worlds top  photography galleries from Beijing … Continue reading

british traditional skills = superb handmade home collections = soane britain

Soane Britain: London showroom featuring pair of Crillon chairs If you haven’t been living under a design rock, by now you’ve heard of Soane Britain.  And although it has been operating in the U.K. for years, recently it arrived on … Continue reading