Furnishing

Yellow from Sunrise to Sunset

Yellow from Sunrise to Sunset

Painting a kitchen yellow is one of the simplest ways to bring cheer and warmth into the room where you prepare food and your friends gather. In designer Hendricks’s design, she keeps the walls traditionally white, and instead paints the cabinets and trim a brilliant […]

Sweet Medicine

Sweet Medicine

I love Chinese apothecary cabinets. I think it’s because they are rustic, hold ingredients for healing, and look at all the drawers. They’ve made their way into popular decor (although you can still find antiques), and have been adapted into media centers, consoles, and more. I’m not […]

Quickie: It’s in the Details

Quickie: It’s in the Details

“Le bon Dieu est dans le détail*,” said Flaubert.  I agree wholeheartedly.   *The good God is in the detail.

Quickie: Cool and Cooler

Quickie: Cool and Cooler

How would you like to kick back with a cocktail here? I’m seriously digging the beat up, comfortable looking, leather seating. I think I’d add a tattered kilim or some other kind of dark, Oriental rug to anchor the space a bit more, and make […]

Light and Airy Live/Work Space

Light and Airy Live/Work Space

In a minimalist live/work studio (once a jukebox and pinball repair shop in the 1930’s), what designer Caroline Gomez maximizes is light, color, creative possibilities, and furnishings that delight in their simplicity and beauty. Notice in the photograph below how the lack of clutter highlights the […]

The Lovely Numbers

The Lovely Numbers

When you work on something, you can either start small and work yourself up to the big stuff, or you can start big and work your way down to the finer things. Whatever you do, attend to the details, because that’s what uniquely identifies you. […]