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One of my favorite things from Paris was viewing the reconstructed apartment of fashion designer Jeanne Lanvin at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs. It consists of her boudoir, chambre de coucher and salle de bain that were designed for her by Armand Albert Rateau for her apartment at 16, rue Barbet-de-Jouy in Paris in . […]

Since I returned from Paris, I’ve been busy and so I just realized that I haven’t posted any interiors. I been focusing on a lot of other things that I have going on right now but decided to go back through my files where I found one of my all time favorite inspiring interiors. I […]

Christian May of Maison21 was the first person last week to guess that it is Ms. Wearstler’s home that is featured in the new October 2009 issue of Vogue so he gets a gold star. Today I just noticed that Vogue.com has posted a few photos from Francois Halard that never made it into the […]

I didn’t want to leave my loyal readers without any posts during my absence, so I thought this beautiful Parisian apartment would be perfect to post while I was away. It is owned by Mario and Anne Grauso, and was featured in the September 2006 issue of Elle Decor. Mr. Grauso is (or perhaps ‘was’, […]

I get a lot of emails from readers asking for advice about a career in interior design and also if they should go to design school. Since I just received three such messages I thought I would put together a little post on the topic. I always ask my friends who went to design school […]

It’s funny when an answer to one of your questions falls in your lap. I’ve been trying to find out who represents Bob Collins & Sons in New York and just I found out that Todd Romano has recently started carrying the line of fabulous fabrics and wallpapers. You might not know the name Bob […]

At Home in Argentina

06 . 29 . 09

I received a lot of responses to the post on Etiqueta Negra store post. Seems many of you have been to the store in Buenos Aires and really loved it. You may also enjoy a peek inside the Buenos Aires country home of the owners Paula Cahen D’Anvers and Federico Alvarez Castillo that was published […]

Haus Interior

06 . 23 . 09

Elizabeth Street is my favorite Street in New York and now that Haus Interior has opened up, I have one more reason to love it! Haus Interior is owned by Nina Freudenberger, an architect and interior designer with amazing personal taste who is bringing that same chic style to her new shop. Run don’t walk […]

Surf’s Up!

06 . 23 . 09

Now that the calendar officially says summer, I’m all about summer related posts! I’m hoping my new adage, “if you post it, it will come” will bring about warm and sunny weather and what better way to begin that with surfing! Not real surfing mind you but decorating with surf boards. Seems it’s very popular […]

The first time I saw style scribe Stefano Tonchi’s apartment on Studio Annetta, I was smitten. Seems Suzy found the place featured in Spanish Architectural Digest which everyone keeps telling me I need to start buying and now its also just been featured on The Selby. I’ve combined the best photos from each and now […]

When I started my blog, it was really an online inspiration album of tear sheets of all the interiors that I loved and wanted to save for myself. Since then, it’s become a whole lot more. Now, when I post something I always have to think about how it will be received or if my […]

Summertime Blues

06 . 11 . 09

I feel like all it’s done in New York lately is rain so all I can think about is the beach and summer. That’s probably why this house in Southampton designed by Markham Roberts is one of my new favorites. I love all the shades of blue and accents of green mixed with the natural […]

Oh Baby Update

06 . 08 . 09

The best part of any project is when it all finally comes together and we’re almost finished with the baby’s room that I decorated! I won’t be able to show you the completely installed room until after the baby nurse leaves but you can get an idea of what it will look like from the […]

Perfect Timing!

05 . 21 . 09

I love when one of my blog posts leads to an email from a reader who has just the right answer for my design dilemma! Today I received an email from author Cathy Whitlock about her soon to be published book re-de-sign: New Directions For Your Interior Design Career (Fairchild Books, June, 2009) that will […]

For Sale

05 . 19 . 09

Who knew a little walk down Madison Avenue Saturday would turn out to be so interesting. First, I saw Fran Lebowitz waiting outside the Carlyle Hotel. Then I noticed presidential interior designer Michael Smith and a friend climbing into a taxi in front of the Ralph Lauren mansion. And while walking by the Stribling Real […]

Kimberly Ayres could have been another casualty of the demise of Domino magazine but since the photos of her home and office were taken by my friend Eric Cahan, I get to introduce you to this Designer to Watch for 2009 instead! Kimberly, like many designers, started out renovating and decorating her own houses while […]

Stalking Nate Berkus

05 . 16 . 09

I regularly stalk, I mean check out, Nate Berkus‘s website hoping for new photos of his work and this morning I was rewarded with not only photos but I little back story. Seems everyone is on a budget these days including his clients, one of whom asked Nate and his team to outfit “two properties […]