Bedrooms Category

May 9, 2013

Courtney Grace Peterson’s Bedroom

I sleep with heavy black out curtains in my bedroom. Annually, when they go away to be cleaned, I am sleepless until they are back. Courtney Grace Peterson, a merchandiser at One Kings Lane shares her studio apartment with Rue readers. The section that is her bedroom is also where an angled structure which became […]

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 12, 2013

Childress – Daniels Loft in Elle Decor Feb 2013

Mr. Daniels, raised in the South moved to New York City.┬áIt is true that there is a lifestyle unmistakably Southern. Just as exemplary as their food: beignets, buttermilk biscuits, fried okra, succotash and fried chicken- there is also a style that is equally captivating. As I look at these pictures featured in this month’s issue […]

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, […]

December 8, 2012

Matthew Patrick Smyth – Elle Decor Dec 2012

Elle Decor’s Design Solutions happen to be my favorite section of the magazine. It is part case study and part an exercise proving the point that a practical solution is also the more aesthetically pleasing solution. That is the parallel challenge to any project, it is never a choice to go practical without an equal […]

December 10, 2011

Daniel Romualdez – Architectural Digest Jan 2012

I first took notice of Daniel Romualdez talent when Tory Burch’s Manhattan apartment was featured in Elle, then Vogue and then a string of other design publications. That he is able to design a residence like a store (precise, organized and circulation paths in check) and embellish a retail store like he would a room […]