Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Devaluation of ‘LOVE’

  In the world we live in people often feel compelled to express grandiose reaction to things, experiences and people – resulting in the overuse of three words:  “I  LOVE  IT!” Is this grandiosity yet another effect of the celebrity-driven-reality-TV-selfie … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Powder Room

A bold wallpaper called ‘Antinous’ designed by the Viennese designer Dagobert Peche in 1922 is the dominant element in this Central Park West Powder Room, and is available through the shop at The Neue Galerie. The patinated bronze washstand was … Continue reading

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Christopher Spitzmiller: Handcrafted Lighting Made in NYC

. Elegance – Quality – Beauty – Sophistication What’s not to like about Christopher Spitzmiller lamps??  . I am on a continuous search for distinctive lighting for all of my design projects, and tend to avoid manufactured lamps, with the … Continue reading

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#TBT – Living Room – circa 1990

  I designed this Living Room 25 years ago, but this photos is from a year ago. After visiting my friends and former clients a couple of years ago I found that the project had held up, literally and figuratively, … Continue reading

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#TBT – East Coast Rooms – 2000

It may be wishful thinking, however as an antidote to the Winter blues here’s an optimistic look back at images of a house designed for Summer enjoyment that might be a welcome respite for us all. In 2000, author Anna … Continue reading

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Donald Judd – Double Take

. A double take is an act of quickly looking at something that is surprising or unusual a second time after looking at it a moment earlier. . The RISD Museum often focuses attention on a single object in an exciting … Continue reading

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