Thank You NYC&G

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The May/June issue of NYC&G features a double page spread on the dual buildings – The Townsend at 1123 and The Saint James at 1133 Broadway, and the numerous interior design professionals who call them home.

Very exciting for Glenn Gissler Design to be included in this amazing group of designers, including Robert Stilin, Greg Tankersley, Ray Booth, Barry Goralnick, Kevin Isbell, and Young Huh.

Broadway in the 20’s continues it’s emergence as an interior design destination!

East 42nd Street: Walking Tour of Beautiful Spaces

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Chances are if someone mentions ’42nd Street’ you will think Times Square.

Unlike many New Yorkers, I really do like Times Square – not the tourists, not the shops, or the restaurants; I am not even a huge fan of big Broadway shows – I just LOVE the spectacle of the space, the lights, and the energy of it all.

But this post is NOT about Times Square…

As a follow up to my recent post about historical preservation in the city, I want to share a ‘self-invented self-guided walking tour’ I took when I was still an architecture student in he early 1980’s of some magnificent spaces on the much less frenetic EAST 42nd Street…


Storage is a Key to Mental Health

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American homes are often filled to capacity with STUFF.

We fill our closets, cupboards, attics, basements and garages with stuff – and sometimes rent a storage room (or two) such as a self storage facility in Perth for the ‘extra stuff’ that won’t fit in those other places.

In the nearly three decades that I have been designing residential interiors I have seen a lot of homes – and nearly everyone has accumulated more stuff than they need, want, use, and in many cases don’t even like….


DLS Day 2 – Industry City, Brooklyn: Mike D, Victoria and many others

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Recently a friend from California made the comment “Brooklyn is the hippest place on earth.”

And I thought, I live in Brooklyn.  Well, actually Brooklyn Heights.

But the truth is Brooklyn is enormous, and has countless distinct neighborhoods including a multitude of ethnic groups – and the entire range of the socioeconomic spectrum – as well as pockets of unique and creative enterprises.

And while my neighborhood is very beautiful, it most certainly is not hip.

Now I admit I am older than 22; I have not grown the ubiquitous Brooklyn beard; and while I have seen and done some very cool things in Brooklyn, I cannot say I am on the pulse of all things Brooklyn.

I was looking forward to Day 2 of the Design Leadership Summit 2014 at Industry City in Brooklyn – wherever that turned out to be….