Archives: September 2011

California dreamin’ #2 with Jeff Andrews

Back on 27 July, I wrote about a sublime bedroom and bathroom by my insanely talented colleague Jeff Andrews in California. This post was so well received that it catapulted itself to the top of my all-time popular posts.  Recently, … Continue reading

guest blogging @ france’s european chic

Dinner Bling in the Age of Napoleon One thing we cannot deny about the French is their chicness and sophistication in everything art and design.  So when I was approached by Anna of European Chic to write a guest blog … Continue reading

the coolest chair ever ….

I was recently in Washington DC pitching for a project and when I finished, I bee-lined it to Industry Gallery,  a 21st century international design gallery whose focus is to showcase young and innovative designers and artists using modern, industrial … Continue reading

Love them because they’re beautiful: the perfect shapes of Herb Ritts

Anyone coming to age in the 1980s has seen the iconic fashion and glamour photos of American artist Herb Ritts (1952-2002).  He shares that coveted place at the very top of the genre with Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber and Helmut … Continue reading

Not your grandma’s rooms

Living with antiques does not mean living in your great grandmother’s home.  Still, living with antiques AND making the environment modern and of refined taste is very, very difficult and rarely accomplished to perfection.  The Gouda-based Dutch Interior Design firm … Continue reading

guest blogging @ canada’s rikrak studio (1/3)

Sculpture Hop Through NYC Parks Earlier in the summer, I was invited by Canada’s rikrakstudio to provide them with a series of 3 guest blogs on art + design. Thank you Kristal!!! In mid-August, the first of these blog posts … Continue reading

Good things come in small packages? … you decide!

First, let’s just get this out of the way: this is not a soap dish.  Well, not unless you have $100 grand to decorate the corner of your sink.  This delightful little gem is being offered at Sotheby’s New York … Continue reading