The Scoop: Madeline Weinrib’s Low Key New Years Eve in The Hamptons

December 31, 2009 Designers We Love

Madeline Weinrib is one of my absolute favorite textile designers. I just adore her globally influenced collections which are full of ethnic prints and patterns in fresh, vibrant color palettes. I recently checked in with Madeline to get the scoop on how she plans to celebrate New Year’s. Unlike Vicente Wolf and Laura Kirar who are jetting off to exotic places, Madeline plans to keep it low …

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My Holiday Decor

December 28, 2009 Inspiration & Ideas

Before the holiday I was too busy running around to post pictures of my decorations but I wanted to share so here you go…a little peek at my holiday decor! The scheme consisted of greens, whites, splashes of bright pink for a punch of color and lots of sparkle and shine achieved with silver accessories, candles and lights. The result was unfussy yet very chic and sophisticated.

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The Scoop: Holiday R&R With Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz

December 25, 2009 Decorating


Celebrated interior designer Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz has had a busy year. Among his many high profile projects, he completed a residence for Sean “Diddy” Combs (a project that has been 5 years in the making!), a very chic lobby for 160 Wooster which is a new luxury apartment building in downtown Manhattan, as well as the redesign of the showroom and studio for ABYU, the bespoke lighting …

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The Scoop: Laura Kirar’s Luxe Holiday Gift Picks

December 25, 2009 Designers We Love

Interior designer Laura Kirar likes to describe her interiors as curated rather than designed. Her work is always tailored to her clients, incorporating their tastes and functional needs with her own vision to create spaces that are thoroughly modern yet utterly timeless. In each of her projects, attention to detail is paramount and the use of luxurious materials and elegant furnishings refl …

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