A 1920’s apartment in New York’s Upper East Side received a contemporary update by design firm Stephen Sills Assoc and John B. Murray Architect. This swoon-worthy apartment masterfully blends vibrant furnishings, French antiques, mid-century furniture and contemporary art work from Matisse, Picasso and Andy Warhol. Read more
Renowned for creating some of the most beautiful fashions to walk the runways, Italian-born Giambattista Valli’s Paris apartment is just as stunning. Like his clothes, Valli’s well collected home combines classic construction with a contemporary spirit.
I’m enamored with interiors comprised from two simple colors – black and white. This timeless color palette instantly creates interiors that are dramatic and classic, understated and chic, and often used by iconic designers such as Dorothy Draper, Miles Redd and Mary McDonald. By incorporating patterns, pops of color and other elements, visual texture is created which keeps the design from becoming too stark.
I love the color combination layered with various patterns using the color combo… and Helmut Lang’s print of YSL’s Le Smoking is just as classic.
A charming four story Brooklyn townhome that has a beautifully restored interior and exterior while maintaining its original details ~ millwork, mouldings, and fireplace… updating and bringing it to the 21st century.
Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend. It was full of celebrations here and I am exhausted! We started with a family dinner, evening of celebrating our son’s 17th birthday, followed by a party/sleepover of 15 kids, and wrapped it up with a 1904 World’s Fair Festival on yesterday afternoon. The weather couldn’t have been more beautiful! It was perfect.
Lately, I’m smitten with gold in the kitchen. I want to incorporate it into my own and I have been seeking inspiration on the web… mostly my go-to site, Pinterest.