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The first time I ventured to the Brooklyn Museum it was with interior designer Tommy Smythe last spring.  I wonder if I can convince him to return so we can view the new John Singer Sargent Watercolors exhibition that opens Friday and runs through July 28, 2013. This “landmark exhibition” features of 93 works and […]

I was in High Point this past October when Sister Parish Design: On Decorating was released so I missed the fun launch party at Gerald Bland Antiques. I did stop by after though to pick up a copy and I am enjoying it immensely! The premise is similar to Mark Hampton On Decorating which was […]

House Proud

01 . 26 . 09

I finally had a chance to see House Proud: Nineteenth-century Watercolor Interiors from the Thaw Collection at the Cooper Hewitt this past weekend and was so glad that I made it before it closed Sunday. The watercolors were amazing and so were the stories of surrounding each of them and the rooms they depicted. It […]


10 . 09 . 08

One of the things I love about The Book of Decorating from Domino is that there is a beautiful watercolor rendering of an interior on the title page to each chapter. I collect vintage watercolors and am always in awe of anyone who has mastered the techniques, especially John Gibson. John creates renderings for many […]