Tag Archives: best design secrets

with thanks to the franklin report

franklin report richard rabel

About one month ago I got a call from the Franklin Report saying they had been hearing great things about my recent work and were wondering if I was interested in having them write a review of my Studio.  For a moment … Continue reading

Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse

sotheby's designer showhouse detail

If some of you are not on SoMe (social media), you probably do not know I was invited to participate in the Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse at their international headquarters in New York City.  I was asked to do the entry … Continue reading

object of desire: victoria bain leather embroidered stools

leather-embroidered-stools victoria bain

Today’s objects of desire – these super chic leather embroidered stools – are very special. While leather embroidery is not a new skill, it seems that recently it has had a resurgence. But it’s actually a very hard thing to … Continue reading

schumacher: a tour-de-force in decorating

Schumacher wallcoverings

Schumacher & Co. is one of the world’s best decorating emporiums of luxurious fabrics and fabulous wall treatments, as well as sophisticated rugs and carpets, trim and furniture to finish off any project. Known for their classic designs, unparalleled quality … Continue reading

ventless fireplaces are the way to go

Ventless-Fireplaces-antrax-italia

Ventless fireplaces are one of the latest luxuries in chic home décor. They’re the perfect accessory for all of us who yearn to curl up with a glass of wine and someone special in front of the crackling flames (bear … Continue reading

a stylish dining room – one stop shopping at Phillips

stylish dining room-Buffa-dining table-main-web

I was admiring the stylish dining room of good friends last weekend, and the conversation turned to how difficult it is to put together a room that was elegant and chic without having to run all over the city (or … Continue reading

tips for hanging art (and other home hardware)

tips for hanging art Richard Mishaan

I can’t tell you how many people ask me for tips for hanging art, or installing a doorknob or placing a light switch. And while we can easily Google any of these terms and get information (or a lot of … Continue reading