Cabinet and Millwork Category

April 20, 2014

Roman and Williams for Tracy Martin’s Brooklyn Home

I first came across the book “Roman and Williams Buildings & Interiors : Things We Made” on Amazon a couple of years ago. Giving it a quick cover to cover flip, I thought it was a beautiful book that chronicles many of the firm’s and the couple’s projects. I have stacks and stacks of books […]

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, […]

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 […]

April 17, 2012

Best Dressed Closets Elle Decor April 2012

In my remodel projects, just like in retail, we are always starved for storage space, and these days storage most often means womens’ closets. The key to a successful one : organization, cheer (a color or feature that makes you want to linger) and most importantly, a chair where you can perch while perusing your […]

February 20, 2012

Downton Abbey

For those of us mourning the end of Season 2 of PBS’ Downton Abbey, it is going to be many barren months before Season 3 picks up in January 2013. Will Lady Mary and Matthew Crawley really settle their passionate-but-prickly relationship? Will the valet Mr. Bates be released from prison and into the arms of […]

December 1, 2011

Broosk Saib – Elle Decor Dec 2011

In his London apartment, Baghdad-born Broosk Saib takes an irreverent and colorful approach to traditional British style as seen in the pages of Elle Decor this month. In a leafy suburb in southwest London, Saib gave his apartment an update that not only colored it with life but altered its “bones” for today’s living and […]

November 9, 2011

Robert Couturier – Elle Decor Nov 2011

There is something about French wall panels (boiseries), doors and moldings that instantly elevate interiors with regal perfection. In this Fifth Avenue 1920s building, all 9,00 square feet of it was given a French facelift. The French architectural details, cascading drapes and classical furniture were bestowed with bold colors and patterns. It is true that […]