Monthly Archives: June 2014

Maison Gerard – Improving With Age

 Dressing Table – Leleu  Maison Gerard has been a go-to resource for fine French Art Deco in Greenwich Village for forever…and as it turns out, in this case ‘forever‘ is 40 remarkable years! Gerard Widdershoven opened Maison Gerard in 1974 at a … Continue reading

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Magic Happens in the Camera

I love photography. And I love working with photographers to shoot images (can we still call them ‘pictures’ in the digital age?) of my design projects. I have had a long and fruitful collaborative working relationship with Steve Gross and … Continue reading

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Reinvention at the RISD Museum

…an old friend at the RISD Museum received a facelift… I had the good fortune to study architecture and fine arts at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD – pronounced ‘riz-dee’) – a small, very old school located in the … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Paradise in Brooklyn

When I went looking for an apartment in Brooklyn Heights a couple of years ago I did not have a terrace on my wish list; the apartment I found had a large terrace, however it was junky and rather sad… … Continue reading

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