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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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#TBT – Living Room – circa 1990

  I designed this Living Room 25 years ago, but this photos is from a year ago. After visiting my friends and former clients a couple of years ago I found that the project had held up, literally and figuratively, … Continue reading

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#TBT – East Coast Rooms – 2000

It may be wishful thinking, however as an antidote to the Winter blues here’s an optimistic look back at images of a house designed for Summer enjoyment that might be a welcome respite for us all. In 2000, author Anna … Continue reading

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#TBT – Town & Country 2003

Caroline Hirsch is a woman with great personal style – a style that includes an enviable lifestyle. I have had the pleasure of creating two homes for her. She takes meticulous care of her homes, so much so that I jest … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Master Bedroom

The dramatic scale of the custom ‘Grandville‘ solid teak four-post bed from Robert Lighton  truly commands this spacious Master Bedroom in a large Colonial Revival home located in Westchester County, New York. The custom ‘Aspen’ bedside tables from Holly Hunt hold custom ‘Sophie’ lamps in … Continue reading

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Bed Sheets – Thoughts on Simple Luxury

  Selecting a bed can be complicated. Which mattress? Box spring? Headboard? Frame? Comforter?  Bedcover?  Coverlet? . There are seemingly endless possibilities when considering how to cover one’s bed. As seen in this image of my bed in Brooklyn Heights, … Continue reading

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VISIBILITY in the 21st Century

Being a man of a certain age I like to see others ‘swimming in the water’ before I jump in. I am a pretty ‘late adopter’, I admit it. Out of curiosity I joined Facebook in 2008, but it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Looking Back At My First (and longtime) Client: Michael Kors

   . “I want to have my own business within five years”.   That was my mantra when I moved to New York City in 1984. I had completed my studies in Art & Architecture at the Rhode Island School … Continue reading

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