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Not only am I going to need a library to house all my books someday but shelves on which to display my favorite covers.  A lot of time and effort goes into the cover art of books so why not display them as you would a painting. Chandelier Creative, above, even opens some of them […]

While in Toronto, I was part of an interesting conversation about design and books led by the founder of Indigo Books, Heather Reisman.  She said there are two types of book lovers.  The first are voracious readers who always have a book with them and buy a new book before they finished with their current […]

I am beyond excited to finally announce that I am working on a Habitually Chic Book!  I met with and talked to many publishers but felt an instant connection at powerHouse Books.  They got my concept immediately and I could tell that I would have more creative control of the final product. It was my […]

A Mystery Solved

08 . 05 . 10

A big thanks go out to Christina at Full House for letting me know that the bookshelves I posted yesterday were from Nuevo Estilo and to Gracia who completed the puzzle by letting me they were designed by Isabel López-Quesada.  I absolutely love the blue sofa and mirrored wall just as much as the lacquered […]

Bibliophile Bookcases

06 . 06 . 10

Every week, I tell myself that I’m not going to buy any more books and of course, every week I buy another book. I just can’t help myself. I love all the pretty photos and wonderful stories. Some are silly summer beach reads and others are highly sought after collectibles but I love them all […]

Shhh…we’re eating!

12 . 08 . 09

I had already been working on a post about library dining rooms before I spoke to Dick Bories and James Shearron of Bories and Shearron about the room I posted yesterday which was perfect timing! They mentioned that combining the library and dining room was more of a European tradition but it looks like it’s […]

Design Inspiration

12 . 07 . 09

I had no idea that my Blue Christmas post would lead to a little chat with Dick Bories and James Shearron of Bories and Shearron, the architecture firm behind the renovation of the Fifth Avenue apartment that Miles Redd decorated. The entire apartment is featured in the December 2009 issue of Elle Decor but it […]