Archives: July 2011

inspirational postings for the month of august

The month of August is typically slow in the northern hemisphere.  It’s THE official month of Summer and people are taking vacation time; whether traveling to exotic locations, staying in one-of-a-kind places, relaxing by the pool or just tending to … Continue reading

painting one of his own

I recently went to Lehmann Maupin, one of my favorite contemporary art galleries on 26th street in Chelsea, to see their summer exhibition titled, On Shuffle, a group exhibition of interdisciplinary underground cult figures in various mediums, which use and … Continue reading

a midcentury treasure in dallas

Although I’ve known of them for years, being based in New York really did not give me the chance to pay them a visit.  But as luck would have it, I started working with a client in Dallas, so when … Continue reading

california dreamin’ with jeff andrews

One can almost always tell a Californian interior designer.  Regardless of their style, there is an underlying casualness and relaxed sophistication to many of their spaces which I like to emulate.  Amongst my favorites is this bedroom and bathroom in … Continue reading

Make it Work!

As a young teenager living in Mexico, I remember my father extolling the creative virtues of the Mexican construction workers building our beautiful home. While some of the “creative” shortcuts may not have been safe (like when they replaced a … Continue reading

The glass “ghost” chair

Yesterday I was scouring the web for 1960s furniture and was surprised to see that Artnet Auctions is currently having a sale that closes on Thurs 28 July called the “Museum Sale” (where all the pieces have examples in a … Continue reading

A big New York shout-out to Brazil’s E4D (Eye4Design)

Earlier in the summer, I was honored to be asked by one of the top 3 mega international design magazines for an interview.  Who would not oblige?!  On Tuesday I was fortunate and lucky that E4D published this conversation.  A … Continue reading