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I just returned from Nantucket and while I get resettled, I’m revisiting the New South Wales, Australia country home of interior designer Cameron Kimber. It’s one of my all time favorite homes that I could easily move into without changing a thing. I’ve found more photos on Instagram since it was first published in House […]

Paolo Moschino Chic

07 . 29 . 19

If I had to choose another interior designer to decorate for me, Paolo Moschino would be on the short list. He learned his trade under Nicky Haslam and even bought the Nicholas Haslam brand in 1995 which makes this a little confusing since Nicky Haslam is still decorating but under the NH Design moniker. But […]

Every time I look at real estate listings, I always wish I could go in and take better and more detailed photos. I mentioned to my friend Chris Kann that if he ever had any listings he thought I would like that I would love to tag along. My wish was granted a few weeks […]

It’s that time of year again. The Kips Bay Decorator Show House opens to the public tomorrow and I had a full walk through yesterday. Since I stared in coverage in 2007, I always like to start at the top and work my way down each year. There is always a younger designer given a […]

The Upper East Side is sometimes an under-appreciated neighborhood but those of us who live here understand how much it has to offer. James Hirschfeld, co-founder of Paperless Post, understood the appeal of the UES when looking for his first grown up apartment. “A lot of my friends have settled downtown or in Brooklyn, but […]

Planning for Nantucket

06 . 12 . 18

As I mentioned recently, I have never visited Nantucket. But that’s about to change. I decided to check airfare and hotel rates after I returned from Sag Harbor. I had a feeling I might be able to sneak in after the Nantucket Film Festival and before everyone arrived for the 4th of July holiday and […]

I was talking to someone the other day about the film Phantom Thread. She loved it and I did not. I said that I didn’t think the costumes or sets were as inspiring or interesting as a Tom Ford film. Nocturnal Animals is so much more beautiful but it was hard to watch in some […]

Someone in the Wall Street Journal declared that floral prints are out this year but don’t tell that to Australian interior designer Cameron Kimber. His country house is filled with floral prints and chintz. One of which is the same Lee Jofa Althea print that I have in my own apartment so needless to say, […]

I can’t wait to clean up all Christmas clutter currently overtaking my living room, especially after seeing this minimal chic apartment in Greenwich Village. It belongs to Alexendra O’Neill who founded the fashion line Makarian and was just featured on Vogue.com. She gut renovated the space but didn’t strip it of its charm. Moldings were […]

Traditional design often gets a bad rap but in the right hands, it can look fresh instead of fuddy duddy. The clients who hired interior designer Miles Redd and architect Gil Schafer to design their San Francisco home actually suggested the look and had Pinterest boards to help convey their vision. The wife said, “Antiques are […]

Southern Retreat

09 . 26 . 17

I have been following Marina Rust on Instagram for a while and was wondering what she was doing in Virginia. My question was answered in the August 2017 issue of Vogue. She and her family had bought a red brick Georgian farm house on a rolling hill where they spend as many weekends and holidays […]

Behind Closed Doors

09 . 12 . 17

I never tire of seeing photos of the New York apartment of Vogue International Editor at Large Hamish Bowles. The very colorful and traditional home designed by Studio Peregalli will be featured in a new book New York: Behind Closed Doors by Polly Devlin and photos by Annie Schlecter. “I was so delighted to have […]