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Ultimate Beach House

Ultimate Beach House

I know fall is here and half of the country is covering up their outdoor furniture and getting ready to batten down the hatches ahead of winter storms. But I thought that this is THE PERFECT time to take a look at what next summer can be like. I am planning a major overhaul of […]

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Kips Bay Designer Show House

Kips Bay Designer Show House

So much fun yesterday visiting the 2012 Kips Bay Decorator Show House at The Aldyn Residence. A definite must see! Here are my favorite rooms: The Scalamandre-Zebras-clad foyer (above) is the show’s first impression. I have written about Zebras before – it’s an icon, and one of my favorites.  Lacquered walls and fabrics from Thom Filicia’s […]

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Rooms with a View 2011 part. 2

Rooms with a View 2011 part. 2

 It was a great show, perhaps the best show ever – we all heard that from many visitors, reporters and bloggers, even the organizers of “Rooms with a View” 2011. It was a true pleasure to be a part of a great group of designers! It is hard work to put together a fully functional “mini room” in […]

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ROOMS WITH A VIEW 2011

ROOMS WITH A VIEW 2011

Our vignette at Rooms With A View 2011 is ready! Rooms With A View is Fairfield County’s premier design event. This year’s theme, “The Next Generation” pays homage to the “Dean of American Design”, Albert Hadley, who was a founder of Rooms With A View and has served as its hands-on honorary chairman.  Our vignette at Rooms […]

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Louis Vuitton Goes Home

I love to travel.  I’m sure I’ve made that clear before, but just in case, let me emphasize: I loooooove to travel.  Not only is it an enjoyable and enriching experience, I find that it is important, nearly essential.  It allows for you to understand another culture, another world, and to experience something new and […]

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Midcentury Hollywood Glamour at The Oscars

Midcentury Hollywood Glamour at The Oscars

We were happy to hear that one of our favorite designers, Michael S. Smith, was tapped to design the Oscars green room on behalf of Architectural Digest. The room is a perfect execution of midcentury glamour with its luxurious finishes: It was designed to be an elegant, 1940s-style library with a warm, reserved color palette […]

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