My Room of the Week: Interior Design by Villalobos & Desio

This lovely dining space is from a project located in Coral Gables by the firm Villalobos & Desio.  The perfectly placed painting by Rolando Greco sets it off beautifully. What I like most about Alberto Villalobos and Mercedes Desio is that Read more [...]

The Top Theme At This Spring’s Show Houses and Getting It For Yourself

If there was one overriding theme in two of this spring's top show houses, the Junior League of High Point Show House and the venerable Kips Bay Show House, it is that the use of antiques and vintage furnishings in your home is hot, hot, hot, despite Read more [...]

ROOM OF THE WEEK: Interior Design by Lisa Sherry

Continuing the theory that adding a female portrait to  your space will amp up the chic factor, I am featuring this lovely lounge by interior designer Lisa Sherry for the 2015 Junior League of High Point Show House as my room of the week. In Read more [...]

PORTRAIT OF A LADY: Art by Jean-Pierre Cassigneul, Kim McCarty and Zoe Pawlak

"Portrait of a Lady" sounds so soigne, and indeed, hanging one confers a certain chicness to a room.  Inspired by a lovely Instagram posted by Tara Mangini and Percy Bright (@jerseyicecreamco), who know the power of a fascinating female,  I decided Read more [...]

DESIGNER SECRETS: Five Tips on Living With Art and Antiques Gleaned From Sotheby’s Show House

Let's face it.  Sometimes when you attend a show house, you might leave wowed by the designers' creativity, but somehow you just can't quite see how the designs could fit in a real home. That is decidedly not the case with the show house assembled Read more [...]