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Category: Interior Design Trends

Last post we shared some of the interior design trends we spotted at the Kips Bay Show House in Manhattan. Here’s more of what we saw: Rugs Rugs were a custom story everywhere and were often part of the eye candy of the room, to include a few wonderful round rugs and truly to-die-for stair…
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Every year the Kips Bay Decorator Show House draws interior designers from all over the world. The tradition began in 1973 as a fundraiser for the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club and has been a must-see event ever since. The event still raises funds for after-school programming for New York City kids. This year…
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The Kips Bay Show House is a much-watched event in my industry. This fundraiser is presided over by the current day design-world-rock-stars. They in turn select the house and the designers who will be privileged to flex their design muscles for public view. This year’s house, as compared to those past, had an outlier experience…
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With the popularity of our “can you guess the celebrity” blog posts….plus our staffer Samantha loves them too, I figured it’s time for another installment of…whose house is this? (Also can be subtitled….taking a design lesson from “the stahs”….) This confident living room boasts a perfect blend of masculine and feminine lines… perhaps because this…
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For close to 50% of couples, decorating or home renovation with your significant other is reported to cause massive couples decorating stress. The results range from arguments, to stand offs and stalled projects, to never-gotten-off-the-ground projects, and, according to a recent Houzz.com survey, tempers can get so hot that divorce can cross the mind in…
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My clients would be surprised to know that I am an incredibly impatient person. In business and with clients, I successfully work against this in myself and move with great patience. But in in my backroom at the design studio, my fuse is short when I am hunting for something I see in my mind’s…
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You’ve gotta love a good interior design blog. Once you spend some time on one, you start to feel like you’ve cozied up on a (great tufted!) sofa with a favorite design buddy, and a latte or glass of Pinot is not far behind. Enjoy these 7 Blog Picks, plus a blurb about what to…
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The Kips Bay Show House never disappoints. Even in years when designers puff “What a disappointing house this year,” I always find great takeaway in trend-spotting and inspiration. This year’s house, located in NYC’s posh Upper East Side at the Arthur Sachs Mansion gave every on-looker a glimpse of what design thought leaders are doing…
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