Author Archives: Glenn Gissler

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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Donald Kaufman on the Art and Science of Color, at the New York School of Interior Design

Last week my long time friend and sometime collaborator Donald Kaufman shared some of his knowledge about light, color, and materials to a nearly full house at the New York School of Interior Design. To set the tone for the evening’s … Continue reading

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BIG: Changing the New York City Skyline

The building known as VIA 57 West is nearing completion – a remarkable structure the likes of which New York City has never seen. Designed for the Durst Organization, it is the first project by the Danish architectural firm BIG … Continue reading

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