Bathrooms Category

April 8, 2013

William Hefner – C Magazine for Men Spring 2013

Aged brass accents, unfinished woods and plenty of natural light. This William Hefner designed home is a testament that good elements that stand on it’s own can never go wrong in any setting.   The muted and aged patina of the brass candleholders and main overhead lamp fixture depict a way of life that shows […]

March 24, 2013

Waldo Fernandez – Architectural Digest April 2013

Yesterday, Richard and I paid a visit to a friend’s mother who turns 90 next Friday. I have never been to their home (and have actually never met her) though Richard has been long-time friends with her sons. Besides wanting to make a soon to be 90 woman happy on a milestone birthday, I was […]

February 23, 2013

Stefano Pilati’s Parisian Duplex – Architectural Digest March 2013

“Style and Substance” is the title of this feature from Architectural Digest. Stefano Pilati, formerly the head designer of YSL and is now at the helm of design for Ermenegildo Zegna rented his duplex in Paris and did little more than fit in his belongings. But making the commitment of purchasing and staying in 2006, […]

February 19, 2013

Gold Accents in Hardware or Fixtures

What is it about gold that makes my heart palpitate ? I am not talking of gold on my finger, my wrist or around my neck. The gold mania has gone beyond the borders of feminine necessity to become the object that is the jewel to a bathroom or powder room or kitchen ! I’ve […]

January 30, 2013

Count Benedikt Bolza’s Umbrian Estate – Architectural Digest Feb 2013

There is always an image in my head that comes with the words Umbrian estate- a stone exterior structure in the middle of rolling hills, verdant and picturesque with vines that stand like soldiers on march set upon a flood of vibrant sun. But the adjective estate, much as my current enamor for Downton Abbey, […]

January 7, 2013

Brazen with brass

Somehow whenever there is something that needs some spark, just the way a sprinkle of salt, adds an unimaginable depth to food, anything “golden” be it brass, copper, or bronze makes magic ! In these instances, an almost neutral black and white or grey palette work elegantly.           It whatever amount […]

May 12, 2012

San Francisco Designers Showcase 2012

Spring is definitely in San Francisco, we have had a straight 5 days of 75 degree weather and the forecast predicts more of these ! My husband and I celebrate our anniversary next week and remember that our wedding day three years ago, peaked at a whooping 93 degree blasting sunshine day ! My mood […]