ART RULES: My Room of the Week

When I pick my room of the week, I choose one where the art makes the space. In this room by Raji RM & Associates for the 2012 Kips Bay Showhouse, designer Raji Radhakrishnan  snapped a photograph at the Metropolitan Museum of Art of a painting Read more [...]

Are You Missing Something?

I have seen quite a number of quotes advising you to put your desires and goals out to the universe and they just might come back to you.  I know it worked for my dear friend Jennifer . Jennifer took this approach when she said publicly that Read more [...]

DESIGN DICTIONARY: Quatrefoil and Barbed Quatrefoil

If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk "The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms"--Socrates QUATREFOIL :  (Rhymes with "baby oil') A popular ornamental motif found in architecture, decorative arts and fashion , Read more [...]

FLASHBACK: How Does Calico Make Their Gorgeous Marbled Wallpaper?

Calico and its gorgeous marbled wallpaper has been warmly received by the design industry.  The Calico wallpaper installed in Carrier & Company's  room in the 2014 Kips Bay Show House made it sing, but I first wrote about Calico more than a Read more [...]