interior design

Hearst Designer Visions Showhouse 2013

On an unassuming street in the heart of Chelsea, sits the beautiful new Walker Tower, in which the seventh annual Hearst Designer Visions Showcase is located. No doubt inspired by the building’s gorgeous architectural details and unparalleled views, this year’s three designers have created the most luxurious and alluring apartments for their respective magazines.…
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Antiques to Visions | Catching Up from A to Z

From the Avenue Antiques Show (a ring from Camilla Dietz Bergeron I loved but lost out on) coral ring to celebrations for authors – Timothy Corrigan (a vignette from Vicente Wolfe’s chic loft where the party was held) Vicente Wolf's loft and Howard Slatkin (signing his special edition book – see below – at Bergdorf’s) Howard Slatkin Howard Slatkin Fifth AVenue Styleto Hearst Designer Visions (Alessandra Branca‘s glorious bedroom for ELLE DECOR) Alessandra Brancato High Point Market (Jacques Garcia‘s chic collection for Baker with hand forged details) Jacques Garcia for Baker to the excitement of technological advances (HB Connect brings our Charlotte Moss video directly to your phone in this month’s House Beautiful) House Beautiful ConnectHouse Beautiful Connectto a special lunch Dessert at Gotham NYCI have much to share but haven’t had a minute to spare.…
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Cottages & Gardens Talks to Mario Buatta and Ellie Cullman

I was delighted to produce for Cottages & Gardens a video conversation between DJ Carey, editorial director of the luxury magazine group, and Mario Buatta with Ellie Cullman at the venerable Madison Avenue antiques emporium Florian Papp. Stop by the Cottages & Gardens site to listen to the designers discuss their new publications, the state of design and each other.…
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At Home with Howard Slatkin

There aren’t very many New York City apartments these days that could justify an entire book. But then again, there aren’t very many apartments like the one owned by interior designer Howard Slatkin. In a six thousand square foot aerie overlooking Fifth Avenue, the designer has created a dream home worthy of a royal residence.With totally bespoke interiors of breathtaking craftsmanship, Fifth Avenue Style celebrates not only Slatkin’s creative vision and passions but his love of the handmade and the gifted artisans with whom he works.…
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The Art of Living with Charlotte Moss in the November House Beautiful

To preview the upcoming November House Beautiful, last week a small group was invited to a lovely breakfast at Charlotte Moss’ elegant townhouse. Charlotte, with Newell Turner and Shax Riegler, shared some sample spreads and background on the issue. Art of Living Charlotte’s “Art of Living” issue encompasses many of the themes she is passionate about.…
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In the Studio with Susanna Salk and Vladimir Kanevsky

When House Beautiful suggested we visit the studio of celebrated porcelain artist Vladimir Kanevsky (who Charlotte Moss chose to feature in her guest-edited November issue), Susanna Salk and I had no idea we would be heading to Fort Lee, New Jersey.…
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High Point Fall Market Coming Soon

It’s hard to believe that this year’s High Point Fall Market is less than two weeks away. I am delighted to announce that I will again be participating in the Sponsored Blogger Program. This market each blogger is assigned to two showrooms and I am thrilled to be representing Baker, participating for the first time this market, and Wesley Hall. …
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Celebrate Archtober in New Canaan, CT

Did you know that October is also Archtober, the third annual month-long festival of architecture, activities, programs and exhibitions in New York City? This year, it unofficially extends to New Canaan, CT where the New Canaan Historical Society will be hosting its biennial Modern House Day Tour + Symposium.…
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Designer Page Turners in Connecticut Cottages and Gardens

This month’s Connecticut Cottages and Gardens celebrates design with a beautiful issue that I am proud to be a part of. Find me officially on the contributors page for my interview with Mario Buatta and Ellie Cullman, discussing their new books, each other and the world of design.…
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The Detailed Interior | Decorating Up Close with Cullman & Kravis

We all know that the devil is in the details and in The Detailed Interior, Elissa Cullman and Tracey Pruzan of Cullman & Kravis, share the magic of the vital smaller elements and detailed components that contribute to the success of the bigger decorating picture.…
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