October 2011

Paris, Uptown

Admittedly, I’ve been slacking on the blog a bit due to overwhelming amounts of work that has consumed my life as of recent. But while I haven’t been blogging on the regular, I have been working on several exciting projects offline. I’m excited to share a story I wrote for the Fall edition of the Home Observer about the fashionable, Upper East Side apartment of InStyle publisher Connie Anne Phillips. The studio apartment was designed by Elizabeth Bauer who created a colorful, glamorous, Parisian-inspired retreat for Phillips to live in temporarily while her dream apartment is being gut renovated. …

Gilt Home - Home Page

The homepage of the all-new Gilt Home

Last week Gilt Home debuted a newly revamped site which, if you haven’t already, you should check out ASAP! In addition to its popular daily flash sales, Gilt Home now offers curated boutiques by top interior designers (currently up are shops from Laura Kirar, Bunny Williams and Alexa Hampton), ongoing collections of luxury and to-the-trade only items that you can purchase 24/7 and expanded editorial content overseen by Tom Delavan who you may remember as the former editor-at-large of Domino.

An image of Editorial Director Tom Delavan’s living room from one of …

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Here’s a first look at the November cover of Architectural Digest which features comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and her wife, actress Portia de Rossi gracing the cover amidst the backdrop of their stunning Beverly Hills home. Designed by architects Buff & Hensman and later expanded by interior designer Melinda Ritz, the secluded, 9500 square foot estate combines two neighboring properties and includes a media room, a large pool, several dozen fruit trees and even a meditation room where the couple enjoys massages. Ellen and Portia furnished their home with the help of several LA antiques dealers and …