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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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Oborain | The Chic Outdoor Shower

When I saw Oborain at the AD Home Show last month, I was instantly craving summer. And with this week’s unusually temperate weather, these chic pre-fab outdoor showers seemed the perfect find to share. OborainLaunched last year by Kirsten Oxboel and Jim Lobley, Oborain is the grown up designer version of that beloved fixture of summer beach vacations.…
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The Charm of Marie Daage Limoges

The beautiful porcelain line of Marie Daage is the perfect follow up to the fabulous tabletop designs from the recent charity events. For generations, the Daage family has been hand painting on fine porcelain, and after attending the prestigious École du Louvre, Marie joined the family tradition.…
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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Spring Gala

The Lenox Hill Neighborhood House tabletop event is one of my very favorites. Benefitting this well respected and worthy organization, their spring gala is a much anticipated evenings. Held again at Cipriani 42nd St., this year honored long time board members Caroline and Thompson Dean for their leadership and support.…
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Meljac at the Architectural Digest Home Show 2013

I fell in love with Meljac as soon as I stumbled on their booth at the Architectural Digest Home Show last week. Exhibiting for the first time at the show, the upscale French company‘s beautiful electrical hardware was a magnet to design detail junkies like me.…
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