Archives: August 2013

a decorators mecca – Hudson, New York

Last weekend I took a road trip to check-out the antique shops in Hudson, New York.  I say “antique shops”, but the 200-year old town is also about the array of midcentury dealers and decoration emporiums that shadow these antique … Continue reading

unique lighting designs from California to fit any decor

One of my latest specifications for lighting in a dining room comes from my recent discovery of LA-based Emanuel Morez , purveyors of traditional and modern furniture and lighting. Their remarkable Matawi and Maji lighting lines are super chic. These … Continue reading

What does it take to collect modern design?

I am constantly asked for my opinion about modern design from clients just starting out on that collecting jaunt.  With fine art, you can visit museums and galleries and find your way through the maze, but with modern design things … Continue reading

High style in a chic new design hotel in Heidelberg

Hotel Heidelberg Suites is certainly one of the most stylish design hotels in Germany.  In general I find, “design hotels” to be utterly boring.   Yes, they may be clean and modern but many are just pretentiously chic for those who … Continue reading