Tag Archives: interior design ideas

miramare: an italian museum on the adriatic

Recently a client was telling me about their coming trip to Venice and the Adriatic Coast and asked for my input about my favorite Italian museum. Everyone knows the important classic museums, but with my love of small house museums, … 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

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

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

ny premiere contemporary art fair: the salon art + design

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New York hosts my favorite contemporary art fair of the Fall season this week when The Salon: Art & Design kicks off Thursday 13 November 2014 with a “by invitation only” cocktail reception hosted by Architectural Digest. Over fifty exhibitors … Continue reading

portuguese royal palaces – pena palace, sintra

A few months back I introduced you to one of the great Portuguese royal palaces, the Ajuda Palace, located in the verdant suburbs of Lisbon. Today, as I yearn for the dog days of summer, I’m doing as the Portuguese royals … Continue reading

to the trade – an interior design photo app

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In June I was in Dallas putting the final touches on a residential project – you know, that point in the process when things start to get a just bit exasperating.  The client was next to me rightly expecting to … Continue reading