categories + archives: dining room

the ultra-stylish and liveable rooms of Gideon Mendelson

Armed with degrees in Architecture and Interior Design from two of the top schools in their distinctive fields, Gideon Mendelson has been inventing cool spaces in the New York area for almost 10 years. And although published, Gideon is for … Continue reading

david kleinberg: interiors with traditional values + modernist outlook

Several years back I had the good fortune to meet Albert Hadley, the other half of the Parish-Hadley interior design powerhouse, right about the time he was closing his own practice in NYC.  A truly giving person, Mr. Hadley gave … Continue reading

tristan auer: redefining good taste in interiors

He may not be as well known to the international community as his Gallic colleagues Alberto Pinto, Christian Liaigre or even Jean-Louis Deniot (whom I featured here), but Tristan Auer is no less gifted and certainly knows how to infuse … Continue reading

steven gambrel: a virtuoso interior designer at work

People continuously ask me who my favorite interior designer is and while I don’t have just one, New York-based Steven Gambrel is certainly always on my list of design gurus with a 21st century aesthetic and sensibility that I adore.  … Continue reading

The colorful interiors of oitoemponto

Oitoemponto (Eight sharp) is the Porto, Portugal-based Interiors Firm of eclectic and talented designers Artur Miranda and Jacques Bec.  One of the things I admire about this duo is their slightly restrained yet fearless approach to unique midcentury design and … Continue reading

Martyn Lawrence-Bullard’s color splash

Perhaps better known as one of the “Million Dollar Decorators” on TV’s Bravo Channel in the U.S., LA-based decorator Martyn Lawrence-Bullard certainly did not need the series to establish himself as an über-decorator.  His style is exactly what people such … 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