Category Archives: Design

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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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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Painting the Metropolitan Museum

Selecting paint colors for a single room can be a real challenge, but can you imagine the process of selecting paint colors for the Met? One of the largest museums in the world, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has an estimated … Continue reading

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Winter Antique Show 2016 – New York City

The Winter Antiques Show in New York City is an extraordinary annual event, showcasing exemplary art and antique dealers and their wares. There are so many outstanding offerings to see, ogle and understand that it can can literally make one’s head … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite things…

I’m not sure about you, but I always seem to find myself doing my holiday gift shopping in the final days of December; maybe it’s a New York phenomenon, everyone finds themselves busy wrapping up the loose ends at work, … Continue reading

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Dinner at Tiffany’s

Tuesday night it was ‘Dinner at Tiffany’s’ with Becky Birdwell and the Design Leadership Network! The experience was more like bring in a James Bond movie than a normal shopping experience on the floor of this legendary jewelry store…

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Clinton Smith’s ‘The Romance of Flowers’

I am certain that most people who work in interior design – either as designers themselves or as members of the press who chronicle our work — have a fondness for flowers, for flowers are as integral a part of … Continue reading

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Travel and Change of Place = New Vigor

A remarkable ‘sconce’ at the Blackman Cruz showroom How is it that the Roman philosopher Seneca (ca. 4 BC – AD 65) would know what a good idea it would be for me to go to the 10th Design Leadership … Continue reading

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Jonas: The Art of Fine Upholstery

Recently we received a copy of a newly published book titled ‘Jonas: The Art of Fine Upholstery’ from our friends and long time collaborators at Jonas. The book, with a forward by Veranda editor Clinton Smith and introduction by the … Continue reading

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Mixing Ethnic Sensibility and Traditional China at Bilotta’s ‘Art Of The Table’

I was invited to participate in the Fifth Annual ‘Art of the Table’ at the Bilotta Kitchen Showroom at the A&D Building in New York City this year. In the process of working on this project I learned that it … Continue reading

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