categories + archives: home office

elle decor españa – thank you / gracias

I’m excited to share with you that one of Spain’s premier interior design magazines – Elle Decor España – recently showcased my “Paul Newman” project in their pages.  I’m grateful and happy for this distinction and badge of recognition from … Continue reading

nyc pied a terre renovation by richard rabel interiors + art

This stylish NYC pied-a-terre project was completed for a power couple in the art and museum worlds that hired my studio, Richard Rabel Interiors + Art, to re-envision, renovate and decorate what was once Paul Newman’s 450 sq./ft. pre-war bachelor crash … Continue reading

richard rabel: a 1930s penthouse renovation in manhattan (before and after)

People often ask me about my “style” in decorating and what I end up telling them is that my trademarks are polished, livable, warm and unique interiors that reflect today’s lifestyle; the are informed by the past but have a … Continue reading

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

“The World of Muriel Brandolini”

A fireplace is often the focal point of a well appointed living room.  But for more than 6 months a year, it can be just a blank void starring back at you.  And no one wants to look at a … Continue reading

Kelly Wearstler … for real?

If you’ve been following my blog, you can pretty much see that my hugely talented colleague, LA-based designer Kelly Wearstler and I don’t really share the same aesthetic.  What we do have in common is putting together “fresh” interiors.  Sometimes … Continue reading