Monthly Archives: March 2015

Landmark Interiors in New York City

Image courtesy . This image is not war torn Europe after either of the World Wars. It is an image from 1965 of the demolition of the original Pennsylvania Station in New York City, designed by McKim Mead and … Continue reading

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“Nothing is Original”

Filmmaker Jim Jarmusch on inspiration: “Nothing is original…”

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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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Madeline Weinrib Keeps Moving Forward

. Madeline Weinrib was focused on her painting career during the 1980’s and 90’s, and then in 1997 she created a line of contemporary area rugs for ABC Carpets as a means of expressing her painterly sensibilities into a woven medium. … Continue reading

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The 1951 Himalayan Expedition, and Me

I have never been to the Himalayas, and was born after 1951; but I have been empowered numerous times in my adult life by a passage in the the writings of a Scotsman who did climb the Himalayas in that year. Perhaps … Continue reading

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#TBT – New York Times HOME Section 1989

  Last Thursday was the last day of the HOME Section of the New York Times; there are many of us who lament this change, remembering when the section was a very important source of news about the world of … 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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