Time Capsule Interiors|Modern 70′s Retreat

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If you are going to read one post on Sketch42 this week (this month!) make it this one! As I've stated many times before, I LOVE LOVE LOVE the concept of "Time Capsule Interiors." I got the idea, because my grandmother's two houses are completely preserved chinoiserie chic 70's acid trip awesomeness and I LOVE them, and always have. In fact, I think I pitched the idea of a "Time Capsule Interiors" … [Read more...]

Nicole Gibbons at Home.

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My good friend Nicole Gibbons of So Haute just redid her apartment, and the tour as well as before and afters are now up on HouseBeautiful.com. She is standing in front of a painting that she commissioned from me, based on the one that is hanging in my apartment right now. So cool ;) I'm always a fan of a single giant painting in a space - although, I've been working on ridiculously epic gallery … [Read more...]

House Tour: The Young, hip & modern.

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A few months ago, one of my favorite design chat buddies and his wife invited me over to their new place because he was selling a slightly damaged version of the Slim Aarons photo above... I wrote about it HERE.  I absolutely loved the direction they were going in with their place and they promised me that when they got all their furniture in, I would totally be welcome to come shoot it for the … [Read more...]

Russian Delights.

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Looks like a very good case of "Room To Art" or "Art to Chair." I'm getting serious joy from the Moscow apartment of Russian designer Dmitry Velikovsky. I always say I like to see a designer's own home best, better than any other work. And this is a really good example of that. This kind of quirkiness is very personal, don't you think? Velikovsky lets furniture and objects seduce him; and … [Read more...]

Collected + Spare: June Schwarcz at home.

Artist June Schwarcz‘s house in Sausalito (via June Schwarcz - I’M REVOLTING)

Its rare that you find a place with collections- the kind of collections that take lifetimes to build- that is also spare and clean. But the home of 94 year old artist June Schwarcz, whose enameled ceramics and metalwork have been celebrated for nearly 6 decades. June, born in 1918, began experimenting with enamel in 1954 after some of her friends took an enamel class at the University of Denver. … [Read more...]

Blogging Rockstars at Home.

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Christine From Bijous and Boheme So this week is BLOGFEST, an event hosted by Kravet, that's brought together some of my favorite bloggers from across the web-o-sphere. Bear with me for a minute: This is a typical conversation between my mother in law and my mother: "You are the best in law! I love you like a sister!" " Noooooooooo, YOU are the best in law!" "You throw the best parties and … [Read more...]