Domino Magazine


The new, Spring issue of Domino is here! Have you had a chance to check it out? I just got my hands on a copy and have to say that it is really good! The issue is all about color and provided lots of inspiration for me because I am redecorating (!) and am working with a much bolder color palette which I am excited about. Can’t wait to share more on that!  In the meantime, here’s a peek at two of my favorite stories from Domino’s latest issue which both happen to be projects designed by very talented friends …

Nicole Gibbons - Domino - Table Manners

I’m so excited to share my first article for Domino which is now live!! Click here to read the feature where I share five tips for creating an easy and elegant holiday table! I’m so thrilled with this story and can’t wait to share more on the blog next week including outtakes from the shoot, additional tips and info on that DIY tablecloth!

Photos by Marietta Leung

nicole gibbons so haute domino gift guide

A few weeks ago I shared my excitement about the re-launch of Domino magazine as well as the news that I’m now an online contributor which is super exciting! I’ll be contributing all original content to the site with blog posts centered around my expertise as a designer. First up will be a story about easy holiday entertaining that is set to go live on November 22nd! In the meantime, with the holiday season getting underway, I’ve curated a holiday gift list for Domino with great gift suggestions for your bestie! From plush pillows and delicious smelling candles to chic …


Last week dreams came true for design lovers everywhere when Domino magazine – which folded in 2009 in the midst of a tough economic climate – officially relaunched! The Holiday 2013 issue is on newsstands NOW! It’s hard to believe it’s been four years because the “new” Domino is just as familiar and inspiring as ever. There are a few changes from the previous iteration however. Instead of monthly the magazine is now a quarterly print publication with a robust online presence… and the best part is that now it’s completely shoppable – you’ll be able to purchase all …

Deborah Needleman-Melanie Acevedo

Former Domino Editor-in-Chief has just landed a new gig! Beginning September 1, Needleman will hold post as Editor-in-Chief of WSJ, The Wall Street Journal’s glossy lifestyle magazine, and will also oversee  a new Saturday Lifestyle section that will debut this fall. She succeeds Tina Gaudoin who is moving back to London and will contribute to The Wall Street Journal Europe. For the last few months, Needleman has been consulting at WSJ, overseeing the redesign of the publication’s weekend pages. Now, with her permanent position, Needleman will really make her mark on the WSJ, enhancing its overall lifestyle travel and …

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 …