Monthly Archives: October 2014

Behind the Scenes: Old-School Bathroom

. This Master Bathroom in a pre-war apartment building on the Upper East Side was designed with an old-school sensibility. By removing the bathtub to install an oversized stall shower with a vintage-styled shower door in matte nickel, the room … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Kids’ TV Room

In a suburban Westchester house we designed a TV room for three young girls with bright upbeat colors. Little girls however do grow up so we planned the room to be playful now, and more sophisticated later. The Jonathan Adler … Continue reading

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In My Backyard: Bantam Tileworks

Another great ‘neighbor’ in Litchfield County is Bantam Tileworks, the brainchild of Travis Messinger and Darin Ronning, who had previously been running a store in Lower Manhattan that was part coffee shop and part tableware store called Pepper Jones.  One … Continue reading

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In My Backyard: Arethusa il tavolo

Last week I talked about some great neighborly food shopping spots in Litchfield County – including a mention of Arethusa Farm for its incredible dairy products.  But what I have come to learn is that Arethusa Farm is a major … Continue reading

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In My Backyard: Glorious Food Shopping In Litchfield County

“Good fences make good neighbors” – Mending Wall, Robert Frost . While this saying has been integrated into the lexicon of contemporary culture, no one has addressed the question that logically follows: What then do FANTASTIC fences make? For me, the answer … Continue reading

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Thank You ASID!

  This week the New York Metro Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers announced the winners of their first-ever ‘Design Awards’, and Glenn Gissler Design received the Annual Inspired Designer Award ~ which recognizes one inspired designer each year. It was … Continue reading

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