brass coffee tables with sass


I was recently in search of beautiful and contemporary brass coffee tables to “complete” a new living room project. When the subject of a coffee table came up, we immediately went to brass because it adds a wonderful timeless and … Continue reading

kravet inspired news – thank you!

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Many, many thanks to KRAVET for the fantastic 2-page spread in their well circulated kravet inspired news journal of my second Highland Park, Dallas residential project .  I love my work and when kudos like this are given, it makes it all … Continue reading

american contemporary artists: donald moffett

donald-moffett american contemporary artist

I am always drawn to American contemporary artists who push the envelope with their creativity and I am glad to have stumbled upon the work of Texas born Donald Moffett (b.1955). While some of his earlier paintings are charged with … Continue reading

modern credenzas that steal my eye


A chic modern credenza is the perfect place to store all the little things that come with modern life. It doesn’t matter if you live in a sprawling mansion in Dallas, or a compact New York City penthouse. We all … Continue reading

philip johnson’s glass house (museum)


Thinking about my recent visit to Stahl House in LA, I decided to revisit probably the most famous glass building in America – Philip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut.   Philip Johnson (1906-2005) is remembered today as one … Continue reading

a stylish dining room – one stop shopping at Phillips

stylish dining room-Buffa-dining table-main-web

I was admiring the stylish dining room of good friends last weekend, and the conversation turned to how difficult it is to put together a room that was elegant and chic without having to run all over the city (or … Continue reading

elle decor españa – thank you / gracias


I’m excited to share with you that one of Spain’s premier interior design magazines – Elle Decor España – recently showcased my “Paul Newman” project in their pages.  I’m grateful and happy for this distinction and badge of recognition from … Continue reading

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