September 2009


Kehinde Wiley poses in his studio with one of his two Italian greyhounds. Photo: Martien Mulder for Interview

Kehinde Wiley is an artist who has been on my radar for several years now. I first read about him in The New York Times, when he was just making a name for himself in the art world, generating lots of media attention for his first solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum and gaining a strong celebrity following. After reading the Times article, I began seeing his name everywhere! From House & Garden and Elle Decor to Vibe and Rolling Stone, …

Photo: Michael Falco / NY Times

One of my favorite apartments from the now defunct Domino is the small but chic West Village apartment belonging to the magazine’s former decoration editor Tori Mellott. Her place wooed many-a-fans with its bold striped Farrow & Ball wall paper, glossy white floors, shutter-covered windows and perfectly curated wall of artwork.

Photo: Michael Falco/ NY Times

A few weeks ago, Tori’s place was featured in an an article in the New York Times about custom furniture. She was interviewed about her love for custom and the article highlighted her newer sofa shown above which …