Tag Archives: decorating ideas

kravet inspired news – thank you!

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Many, many thanks to KRAVET for the fantastic 2-page spread in their well circulated kravet inspired news journal of my second Highland Park, Dallas residential project .  I love my work and when kudos like this are given, it makes it all … 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

modern lacquer furniture in decor

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My friends at Flair have designed and commissioned a wonderfully fresh collection of modern lacquer furniture and accessories for their Flair Home Collection New York store. For those not in the know, Flair has a fantastic and dreamy showplace in … Continue reading

vintage viennese design with class: otto prutscher

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When I think of vintage Viennese design, I immediately think of Josef Hoffman and the Jugenstil and Secessionist Movements that flourished in Vienna during the opening years of the twentieth century. To me – while certainly an era of creative … Continue reading

a new bloom in modern japanese ceramics

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Hitomi Hosono is breathing new life into the world of modern Japanese ceramics with her magnificently textured porcelain creations. Drawing on her impeccable ability to remember every detail from the delicate petals of a flower to the intricate webbing of … Continue reading

reconsidering 1930s design style

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I recently suggested to a young couple in their early 30s to consider accessorizing the apartment I designed for them with a 1930s design style. They looked puzzled and I realized that we had a very different view of what … Continue reading

grand luxury hotels: vienna

It seems that every week I hear of yet another name to add to the growing list of grand luxury hotels of the world. And often it’s a celebrity designer colleague or starquitect who has been asked to stamp their … Continue reading