10 Inspiring Bedrooms

March 28, 2008 Interiors

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 …

Read More »

Home Sweet Home: Billy and Katie Lee Joel

March 25, 2008 Interiors

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 …

Read More »

Pamela Sunday’s Objets d’Art

March 24, 2008 Decorating Ideas

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 …

Read More »

{Haute Shops} Housing Works

March 23, 2008 Interiors

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 …

Read More »

Colin Cowie Chic

March 21, 2008 Entertaining Essentials

Last summer entertainer extraordinarie and party planner to the stars Colin Cowie quietly debuted a line of tabletop and entertaining wares exclusively through the Home Shopping Network. All items are very reasonably priced so that the masses can enjoy a bit of “Colin Cowie Chic.” Colin’s first collection for HSN was a stylish assortment that included items such as the below martini gl …

Read More »

Congratulations to Domino!!!

March 20, 2008 Decorating Ideas

Congratulations is in order for Domino who just garnered its very first National Magazine Awards Nomination! Two in fact! The National Magazine Awards, presented annually by the American Society of Magazine Editors, recognizes excellence in various categories in magazine journalism and publishing. Consider it like the Academy Awards of the magazine publishing world. Domino nabbed a nominatio …

Read More »