Lulu deKwiatkowski on New York Social Diary

April 23, 2011 Designers We Love
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New York Social Diary has a great feature and house tour on textile designer Lulu deKwiatkowski and her Upper East Side home which she recently sold and will soon be moving out of. She’s been living in LA for the past three years and finally decided to relinquish her NYC apartment which she has owned for the past 13 years. de Kwiatkowski wrote a poignant and personal love letter to her apa …

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A Conversation With Kristen Panitch Plus a Chic Peek Inside Her Pretty Pink Office!

April 21, 2011 Designers We Love
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Although LA based interior designer Kristen Panitch is a traditionalist at heart, she loves turning tradition on its head. A hallmark of her design style in an ability to seamlessly integrate an unexpected mix of color combinations and patterns into a traditional setting to give it a modern edge and her spaces always exude a sense of comfort and refinement. Kristen is a designer whose work r …

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Meeting Windsor Smith & Other Highlights of My Recent Trip to LA

April 11, 2011 Decorating
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Me & Windsor Smith!

Very recently I spent 11 days in LA, doing a little work, having a bit of fun and meeting some pretty amazing people including my design idol Windsor Smith whom I’m pictured with above. Right before I headed to the airport to jet back to New York I was able to spend some time with Windsor for a long chat about her design work and career as well as her newest venture, Ro …

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A Conversation With… Robert Couturier

April 6, 2011 Designers We Love
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Robert Couturier in his home office with his favorite Elmo in the background.

Recently I had the opportunity to meet famed architect and interior designer Robert Couturier who invited me into his elegant penthouse apartment to talk design. Couturier lives in modernist Soho building which also happens to house the offices of  his bustling design firm. The building’s elevator transports you …

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