10 Inspiring Bedrooms

March 28, 2008 Inspiration & Ideas

A couple of weeks ago my apartment suffered an unfortunate calamity. A neighbor on the fourth floor of my building had a radiator pipe burst causing ridiculous amounts of water to flood his apartment and subsequently ALL the apartments below it…including mine. I wasn’t home when it happened. My bedroom ceiling and walls were severely damaged and starting to cave by the time I discovered …

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Free Decorating Advice from Ruthie Sommers

March 25, 2008 Decorating

In the “How To” section of Domino’s website Ruthie Sommers provides some design help for those needing guidance on how best to arrange their furniture in a room. She offers sample floor plans for various spaces and gives advice on arranging your furniture in a way that tackles problematic issues such as a lack of windows or architectural details while also incorporating a bit of your p …

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Home Sweet Home: Billy and Katie Lee Joel

March 25, 2008 Stylish Spaces

Did anyone catch yesterday’s Oprah? If you did then you saw Billy Joel’s very young wife giving Oprah viewers a tour of she and her husband’s super chic, Nate Berkus-designed townhouse in Manhattan’s West Village. TO DIE FOR! You can see a glimpse in the photos above and below. The main floor has a wide open floor plan and the living room, dining room and kitchen all flow together pe …

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Pamela Sunday’s Objets d’Art

March 24, 2008 Fab Finds

When I was at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show a few weeks ago I stumbled upon the booth of Pamela Sunday, a former fashion stylist and art director who now makes incredible ceramic sculptures that are inspired by nature and science. She even gives her pieces scientific sounding names such as “atom”, “blastoid” and “sprocket.” The flyer I picked up from her booth says he …

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{Haute Shops} Housing Works

March 23, 2008 Haute Shops

Inside Housing Works’ West Village location

There’s an amazing vintage store chain here in New York called Housing Works. They sell everything from clothes and jewelry to furniture and home decor items and whenever I’m in the neighborhood of one of their seven locations I always stop in to check out their goods. The very best items are merchandised beautifully in the store windows and …

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