Category Archives: Design

for The New York Times

There are some things that just convey legitimacy and announce to the world that you’ve arrived. One of those is having your name in The New York Times.

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dining area redux

New table, old chairs

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Brutalist chandeliers


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On my Marc

The Bill Cunningham documentary left me buzzed on the exuberance, frivolity and sheer pleasure of fashion. It also left me feeling a little sad. To cheer myself up, I went to Marc by Marc Jacobs.

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Photographer On My Radar: Chris Court

Here is another Ozzie photographer. Chris Court is the brother of Sibella Court, she of the eclectic objects and voluptuous interiors. There is a family style resemblance.

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happy yellow flowers

lt feels like Gerbera daisies are a kid’s idea of what a really happy flower looks like.

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Photographer on my radar: John Paul Urizar

There seems to be a lot of interesting stuff percolating down under so I wasn’t surprised when I came across the work of Sydney photographer John Paul Urizar.

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Help me pick a round dining table

I want a place for my bentwood armchairs to hang out. Where my utilitarian white dishware, bright orange dessert plates, old fashioned gold-rimmed glasses and sterling silver cutlery can be counterbalanced by something simple and modern.

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Stylizimo’s Pallet Headboard

The crochet bedspread dilemma has me reconsidering the bedroom so I’ve been looking around, waiting for inspiration to strike…

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Sea me

Lately, I’ve been finding all things boatish appealing.

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