Natural beauty can be found everywhere, even in the city! My hubby and I enjoyed a beautiful 20 mile bike ride from 153rd St. in Harlem down the west side to Battery Park. Within the last few years bike paths have been added connecting the west side for walking and biking. The views are incredible! Eateries and jetties have been developed along the way for people to sit, eat and enjoy. If you haven’t ventured out to explore, then you should make a plan to do so during this beautiful spring/summer weather. It’s all about beauty, architectural design, and the water. And if you want to continue your city journey, take the ferry to the Statue of Liberty!
Biking Manhattan’s West Side
Paint Track has received several National awards from the National Painting Contractors Association (PCA) including the Best Exterior Painting Restoration award in 2023 and the Humanitarian award for their campaign to offer free painting services to nurses after the pandemic…
The Groundhog has predicted an EARLY SPRING so lets talk about outdoors! As we eagerly anticipate the vibrant season of renewal, we are thrilled to share the latest addition to our portfolio—a stunning multi-room transformation nestled in the woods of Connecticut…
AnnMarie combines her artistic vision and a love for nature to repurpose fallen lumber into unique live edge furnishings and wood art using her own sawmill. She also works for a structural steel engineer, volunteers as a 4H Leader, and is founder of a Nature and Animal Assisted Intervention Program helping traumatized youth.
Call me an optimist but there is something invigorating about the start of a New Year. Clean slate. You get to choose what to take from the past year and what to change going forward in the new. With a positive attitude, I can say 2024 will be a great year filled with learning, creativity, community and collaboration. And fantastic Design project solutions!
We recently hosted a spectacular Holiday event that brought together the vibrant hues of creativity, live music, and hands-on crafting. Our featured guest speaker, Amy Wax, a renowned Color Consultant and fine artist, added a brilliant spectrum of insights to the evening.
The Design Lab at our Interior Design studio in Croton on Hudson, NY, recently played host to an extraordinary evening that brought artistry to life. Principal Denise Wenacur curated a unique experience by visiting the home and studio of the talented artist, Sarah Von Dreele then invited her to speak at The Design Studio to give attendees a rare opportunity to witness the magic of her work in progress.
We are so excited for the progress on our new Design-Build project.
This lake house has been in the family since the 1970’s. With their growing family, it was time to make some much needed changes to better utilize the space and capitalize on the fantastic lake views…
Going to Market in High Point NC never disappoints! In addition to noticing our own furniture embellishment trends such as buckles, belts decorative straps, and the ‘wave arm’ often wrapping wood, we attended our favorite TrendWatch seminar…
This year at Spring Market we were able to discover rugs made from Recycled PET Yarn. PET yarn is created from plastic bottles and 100% sustainable. PET yarn has excellent performance attributes as it is stain and weather resistant. So we say it is ‘LIVABLE LUXURY’ approved!
The common element throughout is good design. There’s always a reason why an element is chosen for a certain place, whether it’s a colorful painting in a room or a specific fabric on a chair. There’s also a functionality to every item that is unique to each project’s solution. It’s sort of like an oversized jigsaw puzzle with a place and reason for each piece.
“Your rooms are like a painting. Each component is a brushstroke to create the whole picture. It’s magic every time!”