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. […]
Stairs are not merely a passage from one point to the next. It is a space all important and if it leads you to the larger space of the home, it is the area that sets the tone to the greater expectation. Color (or colors) is and should always be an option.
This Donna Karan New York ad had me looking at the set of the shot (and sadly not the model’s dress). The stairs remind me of the Spanish mission revival style, an architectural movement that began in the late 19th century which drew inspiration from the late 18th and early 19th century Spanish missions in […]