interior design

New Canaan Field Trip Redux

Firstly let me thank all of you who helped make the debut of BEHIND THE Q such a success yesterday – it was much appreciated. Your comments and tweets were so encouraging – I can’t wait to start working on the next segment!…
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Behind the Q

I am thrilled to present the debut of BEHIND THE Q, a monthly feature showcasing behind-the-scenes visits with select stylemakers. In entertaining venues outside the workplace, you can experience through both video and editorial content, their style quotients and insight into their creativity.…
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Holland & Sherry’s Exquisite Embroidery

I recently attended an event at the Lillian August store nearby in Norwalk, CT where various fabric lines presented their “spring introduction” of many of their new collections. There were many beautiful new offerings but what really caught my eye were the embroidered samples at Holland & Sherry.…
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Behind the Scenes at Kravet

I’ve always been fascinated by textile design. So you can imagine how thrilled I was to have the opportunity, with my colleagues at Blogfest, to be invited by Kravet to visit their offices. It would take all week to reprise the incredible wealth of information I garnered from my visit but I wanted to share at least a little of this amazingly inspiring day.…
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Elle Decor Modern Life Concept House

Tuesday night, as part of the incredible line up of activities that Kravet arranged for Blogfest, we were invited to preview the Elle Decor Modern Life Concept House. Ten designers created fabulous spaces in two apartments at this new premium condo development in West Chelsea’s art district.…
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Traditional Home Presents Lee Jofa’s Heritage Collection

Although today is usually Wednesday Wine, there has been so much happening at Blogfest, I felt the need to catch up those of you unable to attend. Today was another jam packed day of activities. One of my favorite venues was the Traditional Home cocktail party at Mayo Studios in Long Island City where select designers were invited to use Lee Jofa‘s new Heritage collection, featuring modern versions of classic Lee Jofa prints, in full scale set designs.…
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Blogfest Day 1

What a fabulous gathering this was today. Every touch point has been well organized and entertaining. From the moment we entered the incredible Hearst tower, it has been a day to connect with old friends and make new ones. Friends Lori Gilder of Diary of a Renovation, Leslie Carothers of The Kaleidoscope Partnership, Coryanne Ettiene of Housewife Bliss and Tamara Matthews Stephenson of Nest by Tamara.…
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Nirvana in Westchester

This spring is hopping with design activities, from benefits and showhouses to Brimfield and Blogfest. Last week I had the opportunity to visit the Designer Showhouse of Westchester. Located in Bedford Corners, NY, the event is at Nirvana, an $11,000,000 17 acre estate, transformed by 25 interior designers and decorative artists to benefit Cerebral Palsy of Westchester.…
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Royal Wedding Redux

For those of you who followed our Royal Wedding contest, you can now enjoy a taste of the festivities vicariously!! Live lavishly watching this clip of the truly fabulous event that took place at Von Hemert Interiors the evening before Kate & William’s wedding.…
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Design on a Dime

Last Thursday evening I attended the Design on a Dime opening night party to benefit Housing Works. This was the seventh year for the event with all proceeds going towards the organization’s newest residence for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS: The Jefferson Avenue Housing Program in Brooklyn.…
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