Monthly Archives: January 2015

#TBT – Town & Country 2003

Caroline Hirsch is a woman with great personal style – a style that includes an enviable lifestyle. I have had the pleasure of creating two homes for her. She takes meticulous care of her homes, so much so that I jest … Continue reading

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Before & After: Michael Kors

 AFTER – Entry Foyer  BEFORE   Everyone seems to enjoy seeing ‘BEFORE and AFTER’ images of interiors – in this case the AFTER images are of Michael Kors and Lance Lepere’s apartment. (The BEFORE photos are from the previous owner – … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Master Bedroom

The dramatic scale of the custom ‘Grandville‘ solid teak four-post bed from Robert Lighton  truly commands this spacious Master Bedroom in a large Colonial Revival home located in Westchester County, New York. The custom ‘Aspen’ bedside tables from Holly Hunt hold custom ‘Sophie’ lamps in … Continue reading

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Bed Sheets – Thoughts on Simple Luxury

  Selecting a bed can be complicated. Which mattress? Box spring? Headboard? Frame? Comforter?  Bedcover?  Coverlet? . There are seemingly endless possibilities when considering how to cover one’s bed. As seen in this image of my bed in Brooklyn Heights, … Continue reading

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VISIBILITY in the 21st Century

Being a man of a certain age I like to see others ‘swimming in the water’ before I jump in. I am a pretty ‘late adopter’, I admit it. Out of curiosity I joined Facebook in 2008, but it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Thank You ‘Bath Simple’ !

Thank you BathSimple for featuring the Master Bathroom I designed for Michael Kors in New York City.

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Looking Back At My First (and longtime) Client: Michael Kors

   . “I want to have my own business within five years”.   That was my mantra when I moved to New York City in 1984. I had completed my studies in Art & Architecture at the Rhode Island School … Continue reading

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Thank You Terry’s Blinds!

Courtesy of: Terrys Blinds . .

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Behind the Scenes: Apartment Foyer

. The 1940’s closed console with cerused oak frame and parchment marquetry door panels from Pascal Boyer Gallery is attributed to the French designer Jean Pascaud; it confidently anchors one end wall of the hallway in a large New York City apartment. The … Continue reading

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Before & After: A New Chapter in a Chelsea Loft

I really like this image – it is anchored, balanced, and includes some treasured objects and artwork – but it represents much more. Five years ago, after many years together, my wife and I decided to separate; I needed to create … Continue reading

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