Lighting Category

June 18, 2014

Bette Midler’s Manhattan Penthouse Apartment

A penthouse, in Manhattan belonging to Bette Midler but unlike most Hollywood celebrity homes, hers is restrained with details carefully chosen. It is a true testament to the adage that a lifestyle dictates the design. When that is achieved, it is the mark of good design.                   […]

May 6, 2012

Darryl Carter – Veranda May-June 2012

Capital Classic, there is no better title to capture the spirit of this Georgian-style townhouse designed by Darryl Carter. There is an easy elegance that is representative of a stately home with just enough bravado to infuse curiosity.   That painting that peeks in the right hand corner of the shot, against a white backdrop, […]

April 20, 2012

Peter Mikic Notting Hill Apartment Elle Decor April 2012

In this Notting Hill apartment there is a sinuous relationship in the accessories and lighting strewn strategically in every space. When there is a modern room such as this kitchen :   And an adjoining space is deemed the dining room, the difference in aesthetics can be remedied smartly with something as simple as a […]

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 […]

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 27, 2011

Shelton, Mindel & Associates – Archi Digest Nov 2011

Rare are the modernist architects who can put their imprimatur on a modern space without gutting it. At a Manhattan philanthropist’s apartment in a pre-war building overlooking Central Park is a fine example of intelligent and liveable design. The twin separate tables are an ingenius way for a functioning dining area. In apartment living, I […]