At Home in Brooklyn with Fawn Galli

At Home in Brooklyn with Fawn Galli

Take a deep love of nature, mix in a healthy dose of disco and fashion and add a passionate dollop of luxury and you have the Fawn Galli design cocktail. Unpredictable, witty and whimsical is how she likes it and so do her clients who appreciate her ability to perceive their deepest design desires even if they don’t know what they are. Join us for a behind the scenes visit with the designer in her eclectic Brooklyn town house where her fearless approach to design proves that everything works in the “surreal sparkle of (her) clashing worlds.”

Growing up in the wilds of Northern California (first a houseboat and then a cabin in the woods), Fawn developed “a deep sensitivity to space and environment, and the notion that a home can be a magical place.”…

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My French Country Home Magazine

My French Country Home Magazine

Over the last ten years Sharon Santoni has been sharing her life in France on her popular blog My French Country Home. From her beautiful country home in Normandy, she has chronicled everything from food, home and garden. And over the years, she has expanded her wide reach to include a subscription box, tours, a podcast and most recently a bimonthly magazine dedicated to authentic French living.

I was honored when one of her contributors, long time blogging friend, author and style writer, Tish Jett, asked to include me in a piece on entertaining, l’Art de Recevoir, along with Marian McEvoy (be sure to check our video visits with her) and Vicki Archer.…

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Nantucket by Design 2020

Nantucket by Design 2020

Each summer here on Nantucket, August marks a special focus on design. And celebrating its fifth year as the main summer fundraising event for the Nantucket Historical Association, the ever-popular Nantucket by Design 2020 is going virtual! As always, it will be celebrating the island’s unique influence on American design with engaging lectures, an on-line antique show, panel discussions, house tours and a virtual dance party! And as a bonus benefit of keeping health and safety as our priority, we are excited to be able to welcome visitors from around the world to experience this special event from the comfort of their homes!!…

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At Home in Connecticut with Michael DePerno and Andrew Fry

At Home in Connecticut with Michael DePerno and Andrew Fry

With a long history in the world of design and retail, Michael DePerno has been designing spaces and owned well regarded shops on both coasts. But it was in 2013, when living in northern California, that he longed for the east coast again. Settling in Litchfield County, he found the perfect old house to renovate and make his own. It was then that he met Andrew Fry, whose background in fashion echoed the same aesthetic qualities Michael cherished in interiors – quality, craftsmanship and an understated refinement. Together they have created a home of simple, elevated country elegance. Please join Susanna and me at home in Connecticut with Michael with Andrew at their charming country home.…

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At Home in London with Beata Heuman

At Home in London with Beata Heuman

While Swedish born interior designer Beata Heuman brings a streamlined Scandinavian sensibility to her interiors, it’s her playful irreverence that sets her apart. Perhaps it should come as no surprise after almost a decade of working for legendary British designer Nicky Haslam, known for his witty, worldly and well heeled interiors. After going out on her own six years ago, Beata has become a rising design star, putting her fresh spin on both commercial and residential projects.  Please join me and Susanna for a visit with Beata in her delightful London abode!

Beata’s own London home serves as a perfect example of how she effortlessly melds international influences, from African flags to Viennese patisseries, with color and pattern for an upbeat melange of past and present.…

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At Home in Los Angeles with Johnson Hartig

At Home in Los Angeles with Johnson Hartig

While Johnson Hartig’s talents and interests have always been extensive and wide ranging, he found his calling in 2001 with his celebrated fashion brand Libertine. Hartig and his then business partner Cindy Greene, brought a fresh and inventive vibe to fashion, melding punk street fashion references with high art and culture by repurposing vintage pieces with creative and sometimes controversial embellishment. After only four months, Vanity Fair called to do a piece and six months later they both had to quit their jobs to focus exclusively on Libertine. Since 2009, Hartig has helmed the label on his own, furthering his unique and visionary quest of revolutionizing the industry.…

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At Home in Cartagena with Richard Mishaan

At Home in Cartagena with Richard Mishaan

With a love and knowledge of fashion, architecture and design, Colombian born, New York based designer Richard Mishaan has, for over 25 years, created interiors that effortlessly meld timeless and contemporary design with a sophisticated flair. Every project, whether residential, commercial or hospitality expresses Richard’s worldly take on modern luxury, including art and furnishings that help tell the story of the space with personality and appropriateness. And no place is this more evident than in his stylish retreat in the charming and colorful Colombian city of Cartagena. Please join Susanna and me as we visit Richard at his updated historic home!…

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At Home in London with Nina Campbell

At Home in London with Nina Campbell

With an international following and commissions around the world, Nina Campbell is one of the industry’s most well known and respected designers. And while you may know Nina’s work and products, what you may not be familiar with is her fabulous wit and sense of humor. Bat an eye and you miss a pithy quip. Her energetic, insightful and amusing banter is both entertaining and enlightening. So I am delighted you have the opportunity to join me and Susanna for a visit with Nina at home in London!

Since her first job at nineteen with John Fowler of Colefax and Fowler, Nina has expressed her love of color and layered looks in her sophisticated and stylish interiors.…

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At Home in the Kitchen with Bunny Williams

At Home in the Kitchen with Bunny Williams

Our second installment of At Home in the Kitchen takes us to the chic Manhattan home of interior design icon Bunny Williams and husband, legendary antiquarian and shopkeeper John Rosselli! A move to a slightly bigger and brighter apartment on a higher floor in their classic 1920’s upper east side building, precipitated a thoughtful renovation. Join me and Susanna Salk for a visit with Bunny as she walks us through her chic new city kitchen!

Taking into consideration their Manhattan lifestyle, Bunny designed a fresh space with a decided city glamour and yet brimming with practicality. Extra deep cabinetry and hidden appliances make it the perfect space for drinks.

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At Home with Susan and Will Brinson

At Home with Susan and Will Brinson

While Susan and Will Brinson have successful day jobs as professional photographers, they don a multitude of hats when returning to their 19th century home in the Hudson Valley. Here you might find them acting as painter, plumber, plasterer or any number of other home renovation specialists required in the process of renovating their Greek Revival house. Please join Susanna and me for a behind the scenes visit to the House of Brinson with this inspiring and indefatigable duo.



As self proclaimed avant revivalists, Susan and Will are fascinated with history. They love to research and understand what came before, for both context and appropriateness.…

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