Monthly Archives: April 2012

Chow Chow

One of the best things I can receive in this often hectic world is a care package from home.   Despite the fact that I’ve lived in New York for over half of my life, I still have strong roots in … Continue reading

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Zarin Fabrics

Yesterday I went fabric shopping for a rather large project I’m working on right now.   I needed a good deal of fabric, and wanted top quality without spending top dollar. With this in mind, my colleague and I headed straight … Continue reading

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Literary Wallpaper

I love wallpaper and enjoy using it mainly in smaller spaces—an entryway, a bathroom, a breakfast nook–or anywhere that needs a bit of panache. Currently I’m looking for wallpaper to line the back of bookshelves in a client’s living room, … Continue reading

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Uncommon Displays

As someone who both collects and works with antiques and vintage items, I am pretty passionate about finding creative way to display my finds.   I often use natural elements to display them, because I feel like they are both unexpected … Continue reading

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A Beach Picnic

One of the nice things about what I do is that I get to see a lot of amazing things.   Some of them I buy for myself, some for clients, and some just give me inspiration. Last week I was … Continue reading

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Display Mirrors

After being away for the weekend, I happily arrived back in town with enough time to hit the end of my regular weekend Flea Market.   As I often say, while the Early Bird might catch the worm, the End-of-Day shopper, … Continue reading

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Bluebird China

The Bluebird is the quintessential symbol of happiness, and whenever I come across Bluebird China, I am certainly quite happy.   When I was a very young boy, my brother Johnny and I would go to yard sales and thrift stores … Continue reading

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ManCave Modern

One of the biggest challenges a Designer can face is helping a couple negotiate their style.   In a male-female relationship, it can be tough to find a balance where both people feel represented.   Sometimes the best way to do this … Continue reading

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Magazine Art

As a huge fan of Old Hollywood, I have a great number of vintage magazines with wonderful images of screen stars from the 1930s-1950s.   My favorite star is, was, and probably always will be Barbara Stanwyck.   At one time, I … Continue reading

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Eva Zeisel

Yesterday I spent sometime in my storeroom, unearthing some treasures, and stowing some others away.    Moving ‘stuff’ around comes with the territory when you’re a designer…especially one who uses as many antiques and vintage items as I do. When I … Continue reading

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