Posts Tagged: House Beautiful

House Beautiful | Perfect Color Combinations in Connecticut

I must say the dismal drab grays and browns provided by our weather lately are not my favorite color combinations. So, today we are taking a sneak peek at a cheerful seaside house on the cover of March’s House Beautiful, where beachy colors set the tone for a fresh young redo.…
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House Beautiful Makeovers | Timeless on Park Avenue

The February House Beautiful is all about makeovers. Whether easy and casual, timeless or happy and fun, each project explains its challenges and the solutions found. House BeautifulAlthough designer Tom Samet has generally worked on country houses, a project in a Rosario Candela building on Park Avenue offered him an opportunity to add a little formality to his repertoire.…
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A New Old Kitchen by Young Huh in House Beautiful

One of my favorite sections in House Beautiful is the Kitchen of the Month. So when I heard a project from designing friend Young Huh was going to be the November feature, I was extra excited that the magazine let me share a sneak peek.…
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Never Say Never | Lyford Cay with House Beautiful

As House Beautiful editor in chief Newell Turner says in his opening letter for the October issue, never say never. While the focus of the magazine for the last six years has been exclusively on American design, this month they expand their view and travel abroad, visiting Americans who have homes from Paris to Africa.  …
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The Sixth Annual Hearst Designer Visions

While I plan on enjoying the rest of August, which is already passing way too quickly, I am, at the same time, getting excited about the many events already on the horizon for fall. One I just heard the details about is Hearst’s sixth annual Designer Visions, this year to be held at El Ad Group‘s luxury Tribeca property 250 West Street, designed by Gal Nauer Architects.…
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Ashley Whittaker Does Pretty Perfectly in House Beautiful

September is House Beautiful‘s fall color issue and I was thrilled to see the cover features a spectacular project in nearby Greenwich, CT by designer Ashley Whittaker . Ashley Whittaker project on the cover of the September House Beautiful In a beautiful new house designed by Judith Larson with stunning architectural details, Whittaker shows that pretty can be sophisticated and modern with a serene refreshing palette of blues and greens.…
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House Beautiful Instant Room with Tilton Fenwick

Many times, especially for city dwellers, it is difficult to devote an entire room to a dedicated work space. And then there are those of us who have managed to carve out an actual space but haven’t had the time or opportunity to make it into the creative haven we desire.…
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House Beautiful Mick De Giulio Kitchen of the Year

Mick De Giulio has been designing kitchens for over 40 years and his wealth of experience shows in his Kitchen of the Year. As De Giulio says, “I may call myself a kitchen designer, but what I really do is orchestrate and conduct the dreaming process.”…
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House Beautiful 2012 Kitchen of the Year

As our lifestyles have evolved over the last few decades, there’s no doubt that the kitchen has become the hub of the house. Whether the focus is fine food, family management, entertaining or all three, this multi functional room has expanded, opening up and encompassing other living spaces.…
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The Big Appeal of Little Spaces

Perhaps it’s because I grew up in a cape that I have always loved the nooks and crannies in houses, those special spaces inside created from the idiosyncrasies of the external architecture. I was forever envious of my sister’s bedroom upstairs, with its charming dormer windowseat and drawers set into the walls.…
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