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Designer Insights with Olga Adler

Designer Insights with Olga Adler

 

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Paola Navone for Crate&Barrel

Paola Navone for Crate&Barrel

Another beautiful cooperation between a major designer and a retail giant is that of Paola Navone and Crate&Barrel. The brilliant architect, interior designer, art director and event designer, Paola Navone hit the ball out of the ballpark with 3 stunning collections that debuted couple of weeks ago and are getting enthusiastic reception from C&B customers. […]

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Oasis Coffee Table by David Francis

Oasis Coffee Table by David Francis

I’m in love! The just-introduced Oasis Coffee Table by David Francis is simply beautiful. It’s whimsical, it’s eco-friendly (made of rattan) and it comes in 35 finishes! What’s not to like? At 47″ diameter this one is meant for serious entertaining. Enough space for your coffee table books, your cocktails… and your feet! And if you […]

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British Colonial Style in India

British Colonial Style in India

With the long awaited American release of “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” this Friday, beautiful British colonial style interiors of India are on my mind. The movie tells a story of British retirees (played by Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy) who travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is […]

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Recycled Baskets by Ayindisa

Recycled Baskets by Ayindisa

Today I want to share a great resource for unique gifts, fabrics and decorative accessories – Ayindisa. This little gem tucked away in the town of Ridgefield, Connecticut, Ayindisa is a fair trade principled business supporting artisans worldwide. Ayindisa sells their products and assists artisans in obtaining loans and education through various partnerships and business affiliates, […]

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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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Shubh Diwali!

Shubh Diwali!

  Shubh Diwali!! (Happy Diwali!) Diwali is a holiday that is celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs. It is also often referred to as “Festival of Lights”. The name Diwali is derived from “Deepavali” which literally means row of lamps, hence the festival of lights association. The festival lasts several days and is going on this week. It always […]

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Rockin’ Moroccan

Rockin’ Moroccan

Moroccan design is an eclectic mix of Moorish and European influences, which makes it widely popular in the design world. When Moroccan elements are put into a space, they add a bit of worldly with a side of cool. Moroccan motifs include heavily carved doors and windows, beautiful hand-made carpets, vibrant painted tiles, and leather […]

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Rockin’ Moroccan

Rockin’ Moroccan

Moroccan motifs include heavily carved doors and windows, beautiful hand-made carpets, vibrant painted tiles, and leather goods. Earth tones combined with saturated pinks and blues are used often. Metals are also a common thread in Moroccan design.

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Aquasilk Rugs

Aquasilk Rugs

We are TOTALLY in love with the Aquasilk rug collection from ABC Carpet. The rich colors, the washed pile, the soft hand – these rugs have it all! What a perfect addition to a sophisticated home that’s ready for Spring! A colorful aquasilk rug would look best in an otherwise neutral room with white, gray, taupe or […]

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