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Inspired Spaces: Genevieve Gorder’s Renovation
Inspired Spaces

Inspired Spaces: Genevieve Gorder’s Renovation

Genevieve Gorder is an interior designer known for creating eclectic, functional spaces accented with exotic touches for her clients.  This past summer, HGTV documented the renovation of her NYC duplex and she stayed true to her design aesthetic in her own home. In the dining room, natural light shines through the large windows. The herringbone patterned floors transition throughout the … Continue reading

Inspired Spaces: Isaac Mizrahi’s Greenwich Village Home
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Inspired Spaces: Isaac Mizrahi’s Greenwich Village Home

I was really blown away by the piece about Isaac Mizrahi’s home in the September issue of  Architectural Digest. When I think about the design of his space, the words – simply classic – come to mind. The photos are stunning and the interior design is top-notch. Isaac Mizrahi’s Greenwich Village home channels the designer’s trademark flair, its … Continue reading

Built-Ins & Bookshelf Styling
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Built-Ins & Bookshelf Styling

Bookshelves aren’t just for books! In fact, they serve as great vignettes – for displaying a multitude of items, both functional and decorative. A few tips for styling your bookshelf 1. Book placement – arrange books and/or magazines both vertically and horizontally 2. Include decorative objects – ceramics, pottery, candlesticks, vases or even a stack of boxes 3. Add … Continue reading

Inspired Space 8.13.2014
Inspired Spaces

Inspired Space 8.13.2014

Pretty in pink! Designer Ruthie Sommers brings a  soft and refreshing shade of pink  into this Chicago townhouse master bathroom to create an elegant feminine space.  She reinforces the color through the space by repeating it along the window trim and up to the chandelier; then adds pops of vibrant color with yellow and turquoise bringing a bit of energy to … Continue reading

Made In New York
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Made In New York

A few weeks ago, I attended an event at the New York School of Interior Design, where  Design Brooklyn authors Anne Hellman and Michel Arnaud lead a discussion on what it means to be a designer and maker in New York today. The discussion panelists included: Katie Deedy, wallpaper designer – Grow House Grow,  a Brooklyn-based designer known … Continue reading

Inspired Space 2.17.2014
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Inspired Space 2.17.2014

This month’s inspired space comes from the Brooklyn Penthouse apartment of former model, turned interior designer and blogger Athena Calderone.  Her simple yet chic aesthetic for fashion translates seamlessly into the interior design of her home. The main space is open-concept.  The living room, dining room & kitchen flow into each other and the double … Continue reading