Monthly Archives: February 2017

At Home with Susanna Salk and Sara Ruffin Costello

As the founding Creative Director of the original beloved Domino magazine, Sara Ruffin Costello proved she knew a thing or two about style. Since then her talents have been well served writing for everyone from T Magazine and the Wall Street Journal to Vogue and Architectural Digest, authoring design books, such as The Domino Book of Decorating and Jeffrey Bilhuber American Master, consulting, decorating and recently designing a capsule collection of dresses, jewelry and homewares.…
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Renovation Inspiration

While we all juggle our lives with multiple projects and activities in the works, this was a week particularly full of multitasking so while I don’t have a proper post, I leave you with a few inspirational photos from a now out of print book I had meant to write about several years ago when it was still available.…
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Obeetee & Tarun Tahiliani – Proud to be Indian

India is renowned as a leading source for the finest embroidery in the world with a centuries long heritage of textile and weaving traditions. As one of the largest handmade rug makers in India, Obeetee is driven by not only design excellence and quality craftsmanship but by its ethics, commitment to sustainability and community and continuation of India’s design heritage.…
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NYBG 2017 Orchid Dinner

Today we take a final look at more of the fantastic tables from the NYBG 2017 Orchid Dinner. And don’t forget, if you’re in the area, to stop by the Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden, open now through April 9th!…
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A Major Milestone – One Million Views!

For those of you not on social media, I am thrilled to share that Susanna’s and my video series has recently passed over one million views on YouTube. A big thank you to all the talented designers and tastemakers who have so generously shared their homes with us, you, our loyal viewers, who encourage us to find new and fascinating subjects and our video sponsors who help to make it all possible.…
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Gone Fishin’

Dear readers – I am taking a few days respite from the snow down south in Florida. You can follow along on Instagram if you’re in need of sunshine and warmth. I’ll be back in a few days with more updates from the world of design!…
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At Home With Susanna Salk and Alexa Hampton

Designer Alexa Hampton needs no introduction. With a successful interiors career since 1998 as owner and president of her father’s legendary firm, Mark Hampton Inc., multiple product licensing partners, two books under her belt, speaking engagements around the world, endless accolades and awards and now the Creative Director at The Mine, Alexa is not only a well educated and accomplished talent but an articulate and entertaining one.…
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NYBG Orchid Dinner 2017

It may have been a week of frigid temperatures and snowfall but on Wednesday evening we went to the tropics for the New York Botanical Garden Orchid Dinner 2017. This annual benefit, held for the second year in the The Plaza Grand Ballroom, helps to fund the development of the Garden’s orchid research collection and orchid preservation.…
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Shop Talk: The New KRB

Kate Rheinstein Brodsky has design and shopkeeping in her blood. Her mother is celebrated designer Suzanne Rheinstein who also owns Hollyhock, the chic La Cienega shop, so perhaps it was destiny that Kate should one day have her own stylish design destination.…
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Eclectic Chic in Nashville

This past weekend was the annual Antiques & Garden Show in Nashville, where last year I was honored to moderate a great panel of talented designers. A favorite stop during my trip was to Jeannette Whitson‘s eclectic chic studio in the booming 12 South district.…
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