Frames Category

July 20, 2014

You Can (Wall) Hang Just About Anything

Filed in: Frames, Wall Decor

Yes, tennis rackets, hats, umbrellas (even towels) can cohabit your wall interspersed with more standard paintings and art.     Frames can go over to areas where wall sconces are- you’ll be surprised they look quite right with each other.     And throw in a TV in between all that for good measure…   […]

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, […]

January 13, 2013

Frame in Frame

So many catalogs come my way every day and I skim through them really fast as I’ve not seen anything recently that has not already been done by another company and improved by another one with several iterations months after. These charming frames (within another frame), from Wisteria, is why I bother skimming through catalogs- […]

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 […]

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 […]

October 28, 2011

Joy de Rohan-Chabot – Archi Digest Nov 2011

An Auvergne chateau once a 15th century fortified castle, Chateau Jozerand is the work of architect Felix Duban in the 1830s. Duban is best known for his work on the main building of the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. Joy de Rohan-Chabot’s preservation and interior work on her family’s chateau is done so tastefully, […]