April 2011

Katherine Power Refinery 29

Inside Katherine Powers’ Stylish Socal Home

One of my daily reads for fashion inspiration is the celebrity style site Who What Wear Daily.  The site’s founders, Katherine Power and Hillary Kerr are two cool LA girls with exceptional taste who induce serious style envy whenever I see them photographed! Needless to say, I was excited to catch a glimpse inside Katherine’s Hollywood Hills home on Refinery 29.  The stylish home she shares with her fiance, photographer Justin Coit, is relaxed, bohemian, and full of personal touches Have a look below and to see more click here to see her full house tour and interview on …

Lulu DK on New York Social Diary via So Haute

Lulu deKwiatkowski on New York Social Diary

New York Social Diary has a great feature and house tour on textile designer Lulu deKwiatkowski and her Upper East Side home which she recently sold and will soon be moving out of. She’s been living in LA for the past three years and finally decided to relinquish her NYC apartment which she has owned for the past 13 years. de Kwiatkowski wrote a poignant and personal love letter to her apartment on her blog which really struck me so I thought I’d share it here…

“I lived in this apartment for 13 years. Started LULU DK in what became …

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A Conversation With Kristen Panitch Plus a Chic Peek Inside Her Pretty Pink Office!

Although LA based interior designer Kristen Panitch is a traditionalist at heart, she loves turning tradition on its head. A hallmark of her design style in an ability to seamlessly integrate an unexpected mix of color combinations and patterns into a traditional setting to give it a modern edge and her spaces always exude a sense of comfort and refinement. Kristen is a designer whose work resonates with me personally so I was excited to have the opportunity to meet her during my recent trip to LA. I paid a visit to her home in Santa Monica where she also …

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Meeting Windsor Smith & Other Highlights of My Recent Trip to LA

Me & Windsor Smith!

Very recently I spent 11 days in LA, doing a little work, having a bit of fun and meeting some pretty amazing people including my design idol Windsor Smith whom I’m pictured with above. Right before I headed to the airport to jet back to New York I was able to spend some time with Windsor for a long chat about her design work and career as well as her newest venture, Room in a Box. I was also lucky enough to get a grand tour of her AMAZING home that we all saw and …

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A Conversation With… Robert Couturier

Robert Couturier in his home office with his favorite Elmo in the background.

Recently I had the opportunity to meet famed architect and interior designer Robert Couturier who invited me into his elegant penthouse apartment to talk design. Couturier lives in modernist Soho building which also happens to house the offices of  his bustling design firm. The building’s elevator transports you directly into his glorious apartment which is impeccably decorated with a mix of 18th century antiques, modern classics and an enviable art collection. (It will soon be published in an upcoming issue of Elle Decor) The space also possesses …