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What’s New What’s Next #wnwn 2018

#WNWN What’s New What’s Next had a full day’s schedule of timed presentations featuring stimulating editor-driven panel discussions, engaging designer presentations, and more. The New York Design Center celebrated what’s new and what’s next in ideas, design, materials and products…

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NY NOW Highlites

NY NOW, held twice a year, is the leading market for home and lifestyle products. NY NOW features three collections—HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE — that extend throughout the Javits…

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Designer Experience Event

I was thrilled to be asked to attend the first Designer Experience event in North Carolina. It was hosted by the magazine Editors of Home Accents Today, Designers Today and Exterior Design. It was an action packed 3 days of learning, visiting and networking! 

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Design Newsletter, August 2018

Its hard to believe that our beautiful project in Katonah, NY is near completion. We have had a wonderful time creating a  sophisticated, relaxed, natural, slightly ‘beachy’ look, for this lovely family. Most of the furniture has been placed and delivered. Now, accessories, artwork and some bespoke items remain outstanding…

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NY NOW 2018

This year the NY NOW trade show in NYC outdid itself! The exhibiters with products that spanned from Home Decor, Tabletop to Gifts, were of the highest quality with many unique offerings…

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Dinner for 18

Our clients wanted to comfortably sit 18 at the dinner table since they love to entertain. We decided that having a table custom made would be the best way to give them exactly what they wanted in terms of design details and size requirements.

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Beach Inspired Fabrics

Our Guest Blog Post for Greenhouse Fabrics focused on clean, organic materials and colors. The Design direction for our featured project is a sophisticated, relaxed, natural and slightly ‘Beachy’ look!

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Custom Concrete

Have you ever walked into someones house or a restaurant restroom that has a concrete countertop and asked yourself, how do they fabricate that?

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Design Newsletter, Early Summer 2018

A lovely family in Yorktown Heights, NY loved their house, wanted to stay in the same area, but needed more room. To solve their space issues they decided to put an addition onto the back of their home, enlarging the kitchen and family room, and adding a full bathroom to the first floor…

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ICFF 2018, Javitz Ctr. NYC

“Showcasing an array of custom international furniture, unique materials, high end kitchen and bath designs, novel concepts in residential, commercial and hospitality space lighting, luxury stone and wood custom flooring, ICFF encompasses every facet of modern design for interior and exterior spaces…” 

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Kips Bay Showhouse

Ceilings were celebrated with everything from bright paint to beautiful wallpaper, drawing the eye upward with curiosity. Bold patterns, especially seen in the wallpaper and colorful rug on the magnificent stairway brought energy to the entire townhouse…

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Design Newsletter, Spring 2018

Spring is the time for refresh, updating and a brand new start. How about a floral fabric for your favorite sofa? What about stepping out of your comfort zone and putting up diamond patterned wallpaper in your family room?

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High Point Market, Spring 2018

Spring Market in Hight Point, North Carolina was filled with new furniture and accessory lines from a variety of manufacturers. I love attending the trade only market twice a year to stay on top of all of the new offerings to make sure the solutions for my clients projects are unique and beautiful!

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Dia: Beacon Museum for Inspiration

The beautiful Dia Museum in Beacon, NY was a respite and source for inspiration from this intense NY Winter. The architectural views of this expansive historical building were as interesting as the artwork housed inside. Massive scale, proportion, shape, light and space gripped at the senses. At 300,00 square feet, it also became a physical experience too…

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Low Ceilings?

Do you have a low ceiling? A trick that I use for rooms with a lower ceiling is to hang the drapery rods very close to the ceiling, and to use a vertical patterned material. It draws the eye up and makes the room feel larger!

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Design Newsletter, March 2018

This beautiful 8,000 square foot home has been a wonderful focal point for us.
Phase 1 of the project includes lots of CUSTOM DETAILS including renovating two bathrooms, extensive custom millwork and built-ins, paint and wallpaper for several rooms, additional lighting, and lots of new furniture and window treatments…

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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!”