Monthly Archives: September 2011

Decorating Inside The Fridge

Okay, this might officially classify me as a nut, but I really do decorate the inside of my fridge.   Not the whole fridge, mind you, but at least the top shelf.   I figure, hey, I open this thing multiple times … Continue reading

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Making The Most Out Of A Small Space

It’s no secret that a lot of Paris hotel rooms are small, especially in desirable neighborhoods like the Marais.  That said, whenever I visit Paris, I enjoy a ‘cozy’ hotel room, as long as it is beautifully designed and located … Continue reading

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Take Inspiration From A Painting

When I start working with a client, I often ask them about their favorite art, and sometimes that art is what sets the color story for the design project. It’s funny because a lot of people paint and buy furniture, … Continue reading

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A Chair Sets The Stage

I take a lot of inspiration from window displays throughout the city, and I passed a florist yesterday that used an old wooden kitchen chair in a really great way. I love the idea of using an old chair to … Continue reading

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An Exceptional Auction Preview

First off, my apologies to those wonderful people who read my blog daily….I recently had the last full month of entries disappear!   I have tried everything to retrieve them, but they seem to have vanished….so it discouraged me from creating … Continue reading

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Art Deco Opulence

I had a business meeting at Rockefeller Center today, and every time I go there, I try to take time and enjoy the Art Deco elements, which are dramatic and brilliant. This fellow is pretty dramatic and wonderful.     He was … Continue reading

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Keen for Shagreen

I collect all sorts of things, and one collection that’s been growing is my assortment of Shagreen pieces. Shagreen is a type of leather made from rough untanned skin, formerly from a horse’s or donkey’s back, and typically dyed green. … Continue reading

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