Monthly Archives: November 2012

At Home with Mike Meiré

From the Nov 4, 2012 edition of NY Times Style Magazine, inside the home of Cologne, Germany based artist and art director Mike Meiré. Please credit responsibly! All photos by Jason Schmidt for the NY Times. ___ Stay design inspired … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving…

Happy thanksgiving to all my readers, friends, and family! Lets be friends on: Facebook – Twitter – Bloglovin – RSS – Tumblr – Pinterest (Original artwork by Norman Rockwell) ___

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Craving : Julia Kunin for Zsolany

Scholar’s Rock vase 08 – 2012 by Brooklyn based American artist and sculptor Julia Kunin. $1,500 at Moss NYC. __ Made at a 2011 workshop in Hungary, Julia Kunin glazed this collection in the historic Zsolany Eosin glaze developed in … Continue reading

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Moving to Marble Hill

In less then two weeks I am moving to Marble Hill, the very northernmost tip of what is technically, although once debated, Manhattan. Settled by the Dutch in 1646, Marble Hill sits on deposits of dolomite marble once used to … Continue reading

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Pucci Kiss

This weeks window display at Emilio Pucci on Madison Avenue in NYC. How flirtatious and fun are these window displays? Have a great pre-holiday weekend everyone. ___ Stay design inspired via: Facebook – Twitter – Bloglovin – RSS – Tumblr … Continue reading

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Interior Renderings by Michael Harold

These beautiful interior renderings are by my friend and fellow NYSID alumni Michael Harold. A NYC based designer, Michael works with interior designers, architects, graphic artists, or anyone looking for presentation quality, hand drawn and rendered interior perspectives. Personally I … Continue reading

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Work & Play : Ad Reinhardt

American abstract expressionist artist and painter Ad Reinhardt photographed in his NYC studio by John Loengard, circa 1966. ___ Although the post Hurricane Sandy gloom could partially be responsible for my recently rediscovered interest in Reinhardt’s black paintings, it in … Continue reading

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Celebrating 80 with Nao Tamura

Designed to celebrate 80 years of Alvar Aalto’s, Artek “Stool 60“; New York based designer Nao Tamura creates this fun and refreshing adaptation of the classic stool with a cross section print of a perfectly cut tree, whose rings chronological … Continue reading

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How To Start A Blog

Are you thinking of starting a blog? Often I get asked; what is a blog? Who reads blogs? What is the point of blogging? Is blogging free? Why is having a blog important? And most often, how does one start … Continue reading

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After Sandy…

Sadly Hurricane Sandy has left many without homes, without business, without electricity, without food, without work, and for many, possibly without feelings of hope. My love and prayers to all those who lost anything in this unexpected storm. I hope … Continue reading

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