A Place to Call Home by Gil Schafer

My last post included a beautiful New York home designed by architect and designer Gil Schafer. Gil Schafer is not only a talented architect and designer but he is also the author of several books including “A Place to Call Home: Tradition, Style, and Memory in the New American House” that was released at the […]

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Micheal Smith at Home in Madrid

When I was in line at Los Angeles International Airport buying a bottle of water I happened to look down at the heap of magazines on the shelf below. What caught my eye was the current issue of Galerie Magazine with its beautiful cover and headline reading “Michael Smith at Home in Madrid”. I’ve been […]

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DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: JOHN DE BASTIANI

With all the color floating around the internet and social media sites on Valentine’s Day, I think I’ve had my fair share of red and pink for the moment. To combat my overdose of color, I thought today would be great for posting a beautiful space featuring a combination of soothing neutrals. I’ve had these images of […]

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SHOPPING TOUR: CRISTANA HOME

If you live in Southern California and have an affinity for antiques then a trip to Old Towne Orange is definitely a must. Countless number of shops fill historic buildings, dating back to the 1880’s-1920’s. It feels like a trip back in time and It’s hard to imagine that a quaint, old town like this […]

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HUNIFORD DESIGN STUDIO CREATES A CALIFORNIA HOME

New York designer James Huniford was called in to create a home for a Northern California couple and their three children. The result is a sophisticated design that is also casual and comfortable enough for a family of five. It looks like the perfect family home where fond memories could be made. Don’t you agree? I was […]

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JENNY WOLF INTERIORS

In association with Architectural Digest, Sotheby’s Auction House will present their 3rd annual Design Showcase and Auction on April 16-17, 2016 in New York.  The showcase and auction is known as “At Home” and twelve U.S. designers will curate a different room to provide a fresh perspective on various works of art and interior design. […]

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AT HOME WITH DESIGNER SUZANNE KASLER

My husband and I are currently in process of “Reviving Charm” to our 1950’s seaside ranch style home purchased just a few years ago. While we still have way too many decorating and renovating projects to tackle, both inside and out, a thought crossed my mind recently (coincidentally while painting): When everything is complete, what will be next? Apparently, […]

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CALIFORNIA DESIGNER: WATERLEAF INTERIORS

Through Instagram I came across Waterleaf Interiors, a retail shop and interior design studio located in Manhattan Beach, California.  Given the fact that I don’t live too far from their shop, I’m shocked at the fact that I have never heard of them until recently. I guess, better late than never! Seeing the gorgeous pictures […]

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Pasadena Showcase House 2015: The Writers Room

I have made it tradition to tour the Pasadena Showcase House each year. The homes selected and the designer updates never seem to disappoint. This year one of my favorite rooms was designed by Robert Frank Design of San Marino, California. It was probably one of the smallest rooms in this 9,600 square foot home (plus a […]

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