Author Archives: Glenn Gissler

A 19th Century Living Room for the 21st Century

Following the 1980’s advertising slogan “Never let them see you sweat”, interior designers work to make their projects look effortless; however, much effort goes on behind the scenes in advance of the ‘big reveal’. (We keep band-aids on hand in case … Continue reading

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“NEST — A Wild Adventure”, at the New York School of Interior Design

Nest Magazine was an outlier in the magazine world with a brief but impactful life from 1997-2003. Joseph Holtzman, founder, and editor-in-chief created an outrageously unique and provocative experience for readers, exploring and revealing every kind of dwelling, from the professionally designed … Continue reading

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Thank You House Beautiful!

A word of thanks to Sophie Donaldson and House Beautiful for including me in the February issue’s ‘Room For Improvement’ article. I was asked to choose a favorite paint for the story, which highlights colors that have a big impact … Continue reading

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Interior Design Master Class

Alchemists have existed in every major civilization—along with great artists and artisans— all engaged in an attempt to transform base metals into gold. Similarly, a good designer possesses a knowledge of elements that when amalgamated create magic in an interior. Two of my favorite elements … Continue reading

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ASID New York Metro Chapter

After a year getting my feet VERY wet as the President-Elect of the New York Metro Chapter of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers), I took the helm as the new President in October at a beautiful and well-attended party at … Continue reading

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My Interview with Carl Dellatore, Editor of ‘Interior Design Master Class’ from Rizzoli

I first met Carl Dellatore three years ago this month; after having followed his blog for some time I’d asked him to visit with me at my office to talk about the work he was doing around developing content strategies. We’ve … Continue reading

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Melvin Dwork – An Honorable Man

I don’t recall when I first saw the interior design work of Melvin Dwork, it might have been in the 1970’s in Architectural Digest; his work had a big impact on me. I remember it to be current with both … Continue reading

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Lindsey Adelman: 10 Years (with love) and Counting!

For creative people, inspiration can be found almost anywhere. At the Rhode Island School of Design all students are required to look at nature, not just a passing glance but to REALLY LOOK, to understand what is at work on … Continue reading

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Interior Design Master Class by Carl Dellatore

This week I learned that my good friend and colleague Carl Dellatore’s eagerly anticipated book, Interior Design Master Class, is officially finished and off to the printer. I’m both grateful and excited to have been part of Carl’s project from … Continue reading

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Art Adventures: B&W Wonders at The Armory Show

Each year I allocate at least one entire day to immerse myself in the wonders at The Armory Show and VOLTA art fairs where historically I am looking for works for my clients – or myself – however, this year … Continue reading

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