Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Modern Classicism of Thomas Pheasant in Veranda

The beautiful project by Thomas Pheasant on the cover of the May/June Veranda, hitting stands later this week, sums up much of what I have been seeing and writing about lately. Having just returned from High Point, I can affirm that the theme of this issue is especially appropriate.…
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Join Me on Tuesday at the D&D Building

I realized that, while I made an announcement on Facebook, I never informed you readers who aren’t on social media. Next Tuesday, I am honored to be moderating a terrific panel for one of Architectural Digest’s Design Files lectures at the D&D Building.…
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Design on a Dime 2013

Design on a Dime is one of the interior design community’s most popular events. Yesterday evening was the opening reception, and was, as usual, a wildly well attended venue. Benefiting Housing Works‘ programs for homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, this year’s benefit funds their newest housing development in Brooklyn, The Hull Street Residence.…
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High Point Picks

As many of you know, I have spent the last four days at High Point market, scouting the enormous variety of offerings. As an official style spotter, I have been pinning some of my favorite finds to a special High Point Pinterest board you can find here.…
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House Beautiful Instant Room with Alexandra Champalimaud

As the weather has been teasing us with a preview of warmer temperatures to come, the idea of outdoor living is on many of our minds. So I was thrilled to see that the May House Beautiful Instant Room featured a chic outdoor space designed by acclaimed designer Alexandra Chamalimaud.…
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High Point Style Spotting

You may remember from earlier in the year I mentioned I would be style spotting at High Point. Well the time has come and I have just arrived at market. Yesterday evening I attended the opening of the beautiful Traditional Home Junior League of Greensboro Showhouse (a vignette from Suzanne Kasler’s room below) and today will be hitting the showrooms.…
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The New York Tabletop Show | A First Look

The New York Tabletop Show at Forty-One Madison is always a treat. For those of us enchanted by designs for dining, the new product introductions and creative settings provide inspirational entertaining ideas for the upcoming seasons. New York Tabletop ShowThe enormous top floor showroom at Wedgwood always offers a plethora of new products.…
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Designers Abroad | Inside the Vacation Homes of Top Decorators

Who doesn’t love fantasizing about a vacation home in an exotic locale. And even better if designed by a world class decorator. Designers Abroad is the stuff of armchair dreams. From Brazil to Sri Lanka to Mexico, Italy and France, this volume offers a fabulous inside peek at how designers live in and are inspired by the cultures of their adopted countries.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk and Amanda Nisbet

What could be more fun than jewelry shopping with the talented and ebullient Amanda Nisbet? It is abundantly clear that Amanda loves what she does and that enthusiasm translates brilliantly into her spirited and distinctive interiors. Filled with color and energy, her rooms bring a fresh approach to modern luxury.…
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A Delay in Programming in Deference to Boston

Today we were planning to post our latest Stylish Shopping video with Amanda Nisbet, but in deference to the tragedy in Boston, we are postponing it for a day. Our hearts go out to any of the families affected by this senseless violence.…
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