art deco interiors in india

art deco interiors marble-bathroom-Umaid-Bhawan-Palace

The art deco interiors of the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur – in the heart of Rajasthan – are an unexpected treasure. I was fortunate enough to visit on my last trip to India and can attest to the enduring … Continue reading

schumacher: a tour-de-force in decorating

Schumacher wallcoverings

Schumacher & Co. is one of the world’s best decorating emporiums of luxurious fabrics and fabulous wall treatments, as well as sophisticated rugs and carpets, trim and furniture to finish off any project. Known for their classic designs, unparalleled quality … Continue reading

ventless fireplaces are the way to go

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Ventless fireplaces are one of the latest luxuries in chic home décor. They’re the perfect accessory for all of us who yearn to curl up with a glass of wine and someone special in front of the crackling flames (bear … Continue reading

object of desire – jean dunand vase

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This signed Jean Dunand vase in red lacquer on metal found at ArtCurial in Paris is this weeks object of desire. Dunand (1877-1942) is considered to be one of the best metal workers and THE best lacquer artist of the Art … Continue reading

giorgio morandi – still life abstracts

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Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964) painted some of my favorite and most stunning still life compositions of the 20th century. For an artist who never travelled outside of Europe, and rarely strayed far from his hometown of Bologna, Morandi’s art now has … Continue reading

new york contemporary artist margaret evangeline

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I recently had the pleasure of hanging out with New York contemporary artist Margaret Evangeline in her Brooklyn studio to see some of her latest work.  I’ve been a fan of Evangeline’s work for years, so it was a great treat … Continue reading

brass coffee tables with sass

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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

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