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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk and Miles Redd

Miles Redd needs no introduction among design cognoscenti. This expert mix master represents modern glamour at its best. Combining such seemingly disparate elements as  flea market finds with the finest pedigreed antiques, Miles knows how to make spaces sing with an exuberant joie de vivre.…
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Housing Works Design on a Dime Continued

For those who haven’t heard, this year’s Housing Works Design on a Dime was a rousing success, raising over one million dollars to support New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS. It was a packed house on opening night with a fantastic selection of creative vignettes filled with shopping treats.…
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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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Stylish Shopping Bonus at Gerald Bland

As with our last Stylish Shopping episode with Alexa Hampton, our cup runneth over with sage advice and creative ideas from Alex Papachristidis. So Susanna Salk and I are delighted to present a bonus mini segment as the dapper designer indulges in a little fantasy shopping at the über chic Gerald Bland shop on Madison Avenue.…
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DIFFA Dining by Design Continued

There were many glamorous tables at this year’s DIFFA Dining by Design. Luxury living was exemplified at Inson Wood‘s table for Manhattan Magazine featuring Fendi Casa. With a love of all things Italian, acquired after a stint living in Rome, the designer has a definite appreciation for the handmade in Italy craftsmanship of the line.…
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