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Seeing this picture come to life

Seeing this picture come to life

I will not be able to adequately express the emotion I had seeing this picture come to life. While a muted morning sun slanted through tall windows, I was sitting in the lobby corner wiling my time away waiting for my son with a hot cup of java at the ready. I had...

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Kelly Wearstler has gone and done it again

Kelly Wearstler has gone and done it again

Kelly Wearstler has gone and done it again. The just opened Proper Hotel Santa Monica has all the markings of an instant iconic hotel. Kelly’s proficiency and fluidity in the language of texture has reached new levels. The best kept secret I have for any design geek...

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Let me introduce you to my bliving room

Let me introduce you to my bliving room

Let me introduce you to my bliving room. That’s right. You heard it here first folks. After my walk in closet with a window was stolen from underneath me because my partner chooses to stand up to have a shower (have you EVAH heard) I gilded the silver lined lily of...

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How fashion influences design

How fashion influences design

In my first ever column three years ago I wrote about how fashion influences design. When I saw this breathtaking image of the talented Elle Fanning in Rodarte at the Premiere and Cannes Opener of “The Dead Don’t Die” (which alone should win best title. Ever.), I...

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I was the only person in color

I was the only person in color

I was the only person in color at Restoration Hardware. Until our new home is built I will be wearing our home’s colors. Yes I am going to the dark side and doing beige...but really, did you not get the safari memo? Touches of burnt mud, Masai ochre, Gobi sands, cream...

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Minimalism is not necessarily modern

Minimalism is not necessarily modern

Minimalism is not necessarily modern and purity is not necessarily clean. Love the treasures you’ve gleaned and treasure the love that gleams would be two mantras perfectly captured here by Tara and Percy and two habits I strive to develop and deepen in order to live...

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Simple. Soft. Sumptuous. Sunday. .

Simple. Soft. Sumptuous. Sunday. .

To the taste arbiters on the North American Continent plaster is a comeback kid. Obviously the Northern Europeans never gave it up. Why would they when they do it so. damn. well. These muted clay tones with a pop of faded raspberry silk are very hard to pull off this...

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Seeing this picture come to life

Seeing this picture come to life

I will not be able to adequately express the emotion I had seeing this picture come to life. While a muted morning sun slanted through tall windows, I was sitting in the lobby corner wiling my time away waiting for my son with a hot cup of java at the ready. I had...

read more
Kelly Wearstler has gone and done it again

Kelly Wearstler has gone and done it again

Kelly Wearstler has gone and done it again. The just opened Proper Hotel Santa Monica has all the markings of an instant iconic hotel. Kelly’s proficiency and fluidity in the language of texture has reached new levels. The best kept secret I have for any design geek...

read more
Let me introduce you to my bliving room

Let me introduce you to my bliving room

Let me introduce you to my bliving room. That’s right. You heard it here first folks. After my walk in closet with a window was stolen from underneath me because my partner chooses to stand up to have a shower (have you EVAH heard) I gilded the silver lined lily of...

read more
How fashion influences design

How fashion influences design

In my first ever column three years ago I wrote about how fashion influences design. When I saw this breathtaking image of the talented Elle Fanning in Rodarte at the Premiere and Cannes Opener of “The Dead Don’t Die” (which alone should win best title. Ever.), I...

read more
I was the only person in color

I was the only person in color

I was the only person in color at Restoration Hardware. Until our new home is built I will be wearing our home’s colors. Yes I am going to the dark side and doing beige...but really, did you not get the safari memo? Touches of burnt mud, Masai ochre, Gobi sands, cream...

read more
Minimalism is not necessarily modern

Minimalism is not necessarily modern

Minimalism is not necessarily modern and purity is not necessarily clean. Love the treasures you’ve gleaned and treasure the love that gleams would be two mantras perfectly captured here by Tara and Percy and two habits I strive to develop and deepen in order to live...

read more
Simple. Soft. Sumptuous. Sunday. .

Simple. Soft. Sumptuous. Sunday. .

To the taste arbiters on the North American Continent plaster is a comeback kid. Obviously the Northern Europeans never gave it up. Why would they when they do it so. damn. well. These muted clay tones with a pop of faded raspberry silk are very hard to pull off this...

read more