Color Category

January 29, 2016

What Color is Your Door ?

Filed in: Color, Doors

What color is yours ? And does it reflect your personality ? Or what you want your guests to feel ?  

May 27, 2015

Giorgio Armani’s Saint-Tropez Paradise

Blame it on a lazy Sunday, grey and cloudy morning that I would connect “blind contour drawing” to the talent of designer par excellence Giorgio Armani. An article in Sunday’s New York Times, defines it as a technique, intro-­to-­art exercise – “blind contour drawing.” Freshmen at art school are forced to draw blindly for hours. […]

February 10, 2015

Fifty Shades of Green

Anything by designer Christian Liaigre deserves a few hours of my time. His new vintage furniture gallery in the heart of the 7th Arrondisement in Paris, is designed in collaboration with antiques dealer Florence Lopez. In San Francisco, where we have had a few rare 3 straight days of rain, the sun came out in shining glory […]

November 13, 2014

What is Your Color ?

Economist magazine was a long, very longtime mainstay in my bag. It was what I pulled out at subway commutes, waits at the doctors office, or at the long weekend queue at Whole Foods. But reading it was not a pleasure. I loved the writing and the material but there was something about it that […]

September 17, 2014

Francisco Costa’s Long Island Home

What style, colors and mood does the name Calvin Klein evoke ? The brand is almost synonymous with its Womens’ Creative Director Francisco Costa. We may be familiar with the designs that Francisco Costa has created for Calvin Klein such as the gown Katie Holmes donned for the Met Gala last year but not so […]

August 3, 2014

Karl Kipfmueller’s Brooklyn Townhouse

The furniture restorer by profession establishes the fact that faded, worn and creased is comfortable and unique. Elle Decor’s story on Karl Kipfmueller’s townhouse in Brooklyn, amidst the high rises and new development going on, depicts a time gone by quality. Be in the mindset of a craftsman a hundred years ago and this home […]

July 29, 2014

Jeans turn 80 today

  I knew denim is rooted in years but not that it is even older than my mom who turned 78 this year.   Lately I have been fixated by patched denim garments and then I saw this article from Lucky magazine August 2014. It totally shows the picture of how denim is so personal […]