categories + archives: TRAVEL and LIFESTYLE

you too can dream of venice

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Venice is one of those magical cities that you never forget. As an interior designer and art consultant, I am constantly seeking inspiration and ideas, and fond memories of my trips to Venice will often lead me to try a … Continue reading

hotel inspired rooms: le royal monceau, paris

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“Find me a chic hotel in Paris.”  That was my directive from a good client who was jetting off on a mission to see two pieces of art I knew would be perfect for her home.  Paris is any art … Continue reading

hotel inspired decor: the Vieques W in Puerto Rico

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Today we continue with our hotel inspired decor series and heading to the chic and delightful contemporary design hotel W Retreat & Spa on the island of Vieques just off the coast of the main island of Puerto Rico.  In … Continue reading

hotel inspired decor: the capri tiberio palace

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I’m the first to admit that I’m an addict when it comes to Italian mid century design.  I simply can’t get enough of it.  Chic Italian design immediately conjures up images of la dolce vita; of glamour and impeccable style.  … Continue reading

inspired hotel interiors – the nobis hotel, stockholm

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Scandinavian modern design: three words that are music to many people’s ears!  Timeless and classic reflecting real comfort and hospitality, I suddenly wondered why I had never looked to the chic hotels of Stockholm for inspiration of my own projects.  … Continue reading

inspired hotel interiors: alila uluwatu bali

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When people ask this NY interior designer where he finds inspiration, I often say from my travels.  There is always something to bring home from a stay in one of the many chic hotels popping up across the globe. Contemporary … Continue reading

hotel inspired decor: delaire graff, south africa

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The Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa is just one of many chic boutique hotels from around the world where the inspired décor of the inviting spaces is something you can take and apply to your own home – if only … Continue reading