L.A. HOME OF GEORGIA TAPERT HOWE

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I absolutely love the color green and have been thinking about using it as an accent color in our family room. So naturally, the current issue of Elle Decor piqued my interest with this dramatic green and black dining room of Georgia Tapert Howe splashed across its cover. A few years ago, Howe and her […]

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A Fifth Avenue Renovation by Gil Schafer

If you are a designer you are fortunate when you have a relationship with repeat clients that blossoms into a wonderful friendship. In the case of Gil Schafer, one such couple called upon him to renovate a farmhouse over 20 years ago which marked the beginning of many projects together (over 15 in all!). In their […]

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Mexican Decor on Cinco De Mayo

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Today it seems most appropriate to share with you a beautiful Spanish home in Santa Barbara decorated with touches of Mexican flair. While Mexican decor isn’t something I’d sport in my own home, I can appreciate the fact that the owners kept the home very tasteful without being kitschy, which can […]

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A STYLISH COSTA BRAVA FAMILY HOME

When the owners of this house decided to build a new family home in Spain’s Costa Brava coastal region they intended it to be a comfortable, welcoming environment for their guests and family. It was designed over three different levels which add to the architectural interest of the home. And speaking of architecture, I particularly […]

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SERENA & LILY DO IT AGAIN

I have been a longtime fan of Serena & Lily. In fact I mentioned them in a recent post.  I’ve particularly admired how Serena Dugan and Lily Kanter have built a company from the ground up. What started as a catalog retailer in Northern California has now grown into a very successful business with an […]

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