My Room of the Week: Art at the Hampton Designer Show House

As is my usual fashion, I have chosen some rooms where I think the art makes the space.  This year the designers in the Hampton Designer Showhouse selected some terrific art. Elissa Grayer explains that the large painting in the stair hall by Read more [...]

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 [...]