Tag Archives: Brazil

A huge New York thanks to CasaComDesign – Brazil

Yesterday I woke up to find a wonderful, extremely kind and unsolicited write-up on my work in cyberspace by CasaComDesign, one of Brazil’s and South America’s top influential blogs on interior design and decoration. Muito Obrigado (Thank you) Maria Alice for this … Continue reading

sybaritic travels: Brazil’s Txai Resort

When Mother Nature doesn’t want to cooperate, there is nothing one can do.  You just go with the flow, so during a project trip to Brasil in January 2011, at the recommendation of my client, I booked some R&R at … Continue reading

winter living series – beach getaways – Búzios

In many parts of the world, this is a Holiday week so rather than focus on beautiful pieces for the home, I’m bringing back the well received “summer living series” in its winter re-incarnation for a little travel inspiration.  And … Continue reading

summer living series – fabulous hotels – Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is one of the most awe inspiring cities in the world.  As the locals call it, a true cidade maravilhosa. Its geography is mind boggling and the beauty of its people, both physically and emotionally … Continue reading

summer living series – fabulous pools

Can anybody guess where this piece of heaven is located?  The infinity pool allows you to envelop yourself in fresh and temperate mountain water while getting lost gazing into the horizon of blue-green ocean, mountainous crags and lush vegetation.  Move … Continue reading

Make it Work!

As a young teenager living in Mexico, I remember my father extolling the creative virtues of the Mexican construction workers building our beautiful home. While some of the “creative” shortcuts may not have been safe (like when they replaced a … Continue reading