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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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Hiding in Plain Sight: Shelter Island

Mention Shelter Island and many New Yorkers will nod their heads and say they have heard of it, but haven’t really been, but boy are they missing out! About a two hour drive from the city to Greenport, Long Island followed … Continue reading

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InCollect.com — and my Collection of ‘Enduring Pieces’

  The arts, in all their guises, have been a lifelong interest and passion of mine and inform my interior design projects. I carefully layer pieces from various time periods – often with classic furniture forms — to create spaces that … Continue reading

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Thank You Aspire Magazine!

Thank you Amy Sneider and Alice Garbarini Hurley for featuring our Upper East Side Pied-a-Terre on the cover of the Summer 2015 issue of Aspire Magazine! You can follow this link to read the article on Aspire’s website – and … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes – Westchester Living Room

While the photos of this light-filled living room are recent, I designed this project over 25 years ago. Gracious and refined understatement was the standard by which everything in the room was selected. Class Carr Sofas from Jonas Upholstery are … Continue reading

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Martha’s Vineyard Modern

This distinctive modern house on Martha’s Vineyard was the second collaboration  with my long-time friend Bob Miklos at Design Lab Architects for some long-time clients. (If you are in the market for a cool modern house on Martha’s Vineyard the house … Continue reading

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Demolition to Magnificent

A number of years ago I worked on an all-but-tear-down renovation in Rye, New York. This image shows the ‘house’ when the demolition of the existing house was nearly complete. Today my client sent me a number of unsolicited snap-shots … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: A Curated Cozy Corner

One of my goals in furnishing Living Rooms is to create places that the owners are drawn to use, if even by themselves. In this spacious Upper West Side Living Room I designed a daybed to sit near the fireplace … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Children’s Bathroom

Sometimes we really just want to have some fun! Two siblings, a boy and a girl, use this interior bathroom in a New York City apartment. While the public spaces of the apartment are understated, my clients and I decided … Continue reading

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The Armory Show 2015

In the vast sea of contemporary art shown at The Armory Show last week, by an impressive roster of international art dealers, Two Palms Press showed a spectacular series of brand-new and remarkably well-priced prints by New York artist Terry Winters (b.1949). With … Continue reading

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