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Dream of Venice – Architecture

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Dream of Venice Architecture is the second book in the series edited by JoAnn Locktov that shares the enchanting beauty of the city. Like her first book Dream of Venice – where Locktov collected short essays from people who have … Continue reading

philip johnson’s glass house (museum)


Thinking about my recent visit to Stahl House in LA, I decided to revisit probably the most famous glass building in America – Philip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut.   Philip Johnson (1906-2005) is remembered today as one … Continue reading

new york architecture photos: ellen fisch does the bronx

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Photographer Ellen Fisch’s new show at New Century Artists in Chelsea showcases the artist’s New York architecture photos of the Bronx. Having grown up in Brooklyn in the late 1940s, Fisch’s love of architecture led her to a career as … Continue reading

the art of interior photography: the unparalleled eye of joshua mchugh

  Joshua McHugh is a New York-based highly acclaimed freelance photographer that specializes in interior, architecture and other art/design projects and whom I’ve known for awhile as my photographer of choice for interior design projects.  With corporate clients like Knoll … Continue reading

one remarkable ocean-front trophy home in new york

1100 Architect is the New York and Frankfurt based architectural firm of creative minds David Piscuskas and Juergen Riehm. Celebrating 30 years of breathtaking modern architectural designs this year, this awesome duo has done work for institutional clients as diverse … Continue reading

500 years of sensational residential staircases

Today, I’m sharing some inspiration from what I think is one of the most difficult aspects of great interior design: a cool, imaginative and beautiful staircase.  The array of inspiration includes Leonardo Da Vinci’s nearly 500 year old staircase at … Continue reading

furniture by genius designer Thomas Heatherwick, the brains behind the 2012 Olympic cauldron

It seems there is nothing British design wonderboy Thomas Heatherwick cannot do. While his large-scale commissions are out-of-pocket to most private individuals, his “smaller” designs are slightly more accessible and equally imaginative, radical and stellar. The Spun chair, which reminds … Continue reading