Rooms 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 […]

January 29, 2013

Painted Floors

There are many ways to make a bold and intended impact on a room but nothing is as unexpected as painted patterns on a floor. Designers Kelly Wearstler has done it elegantly in walls whileMary McDonald has done gorgeous stenciled patterns on floors. They look like rugs but without the plush and the cautionary tales […]

May 26, 2012

Attic Spaces – Elle Decor June 2012

An attic is a space found directly below the pitched roof of a house or other building which is also called a garret, a loft or sky parlor. Attic is generally the North American English term for it.  As attics fill the space between the ceiling of the top floor of a building and the slanted roof, […]

May 19, 2012

Inverness, Point Reyes & Marshall, California

Anniversaries are always an event worthy of a celebration. It allows us a gratifying look at the past year, all events and memories collected as the contents of, in our case, Year 3. It has become a tradition for an anniversary trip but this year, we ventured closer to home- to Inverness, a 1.5 hour […]

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 […]

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 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 […]