Tables Category

December 5, 2014

Door to Table

We’ve all had too much of something at one point- too many shoes, too many plates, too many books. The latter leaves me with no regret as books feed my soul and when you are done with them, you give back to the circle of knowledge by donating them to your local library or pass […]

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.                   […]

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 […]

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 […]

November 9, 2011

Robert Couturier – Elle Decor Nov 2011

There is something about French wall panels (boiseries), doors and moldings that instantly elevate interiors with regal perfection. In this Fifth Avenue 1920s building, all 9,00 square feet of it was given a French facelift. The French architectural details, cascading drapes and classical furniture were bestowed with bold colors and patterns. It is true that […]

October 19, 2011

Can we sit and talk a while ? Elle Decor Oct 2011

Whether in a Manhattan SoHo loft Or a flat in the heart of London Or maybe you fancy a flat in Paris ? Whichever locale you choose- it is good, it is healthy, let’s take a breather. Can we just sit and talk a while ?