• December 27th, 2011

    Art Asia

                        One of the most important things I learned this month in our trip to the Art Basel in Miami is that the most exciting art in the world is coming out of Asia. In the past 10 years, that continent has truly exploded with great […]

  • December 6th, 2011

    Art Basel 2011

    Art Basel is named for the town in Switzerland that started the show. The art festival eventually branched off to Miami, 10 years ago, and has now announced that the next branch will be in Hong Kong. My experience is through the well-trained eyes of one of my clients. She has a great appreciation for […]

  • November 9th, 2011

    Shopping Antique Carpet Boston

    I was in New York City and Boston last week and experienced the freak Halloween snowstorm. My Boston trip involved the final selection of the carpeting for the main living areas of the Park Avenue apartment. Although the order of the day is to be antique carpets specifically, one is new. The featured carpet is […]

  • October 22nd, 2011

    Custom Carpet

    Most of you might never dream that carpeting could be customized to the last thread, tuft, color and detail. Recently, I had the pleasure of working with Hokanson Carpet in New York City. These photos are of the product. Decisions were made that day. In  the  feature photo are the color choices for what will […]

  • October 15th, 2011

    Shopping NYC / Donghia

    I was back in New York City last week and walked into this wonderful room in the new Donghia showroom at the Decorating & Design Building on Third Avenue. They have done the opposite of so many showrooms that are consolidating their showrooms —  they expanded. This room was so beautiful I had to stop […]

  • September 10th, 2011

    Fortuny NYC / Tragic Fire 9/19/2011

    The Timeless Elegance of Fortuny

    I just returned from NYC last night. I was returning to this wonderful showroom with my client only to discover it had burned out in a fire shortly before we arrived. Hopefully they will bounce back quickly. This is one of my favorite fabric houses, the Decorating & Design Building (the D&D), in New York […]

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