Collected + Spare: June Schwarcz at home.

Artist June Schwarczβ€˜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 artistΒ 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...]

At Grandma’s…

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I went to visit my grandparents today... and I just had to take another picture...She's endlessly inspirational, my grandma is. Look how she framed that tapestry that my great-grandmother made. Love. Love it all. (In case you are new here, my grandmother is fabulous, her houses were decorated in the 70's and have looked that way since... but I think they should and could be in any magazine … [Read more...]

Giorgio Armani At Home In The Swiss Alps.

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My husband referred me to these photos of the Swiss home of Giorgio Armani... I decided to post it, because while the furnishing are not particularly what I would do, the architecture and structure of this house amazed me... The exterior of the house is covered with traditional scratch-work decoration called sgraffito. Armani used his own design team for the project. This part of the house … [Read more...]

Design Manifest’s Pad + My Art Installed.

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OH. EM. GEE. Seriously, jaw dropped when I saw Naomi's apartment on Design Sponge yesterday. Ya see, Niomi commissioned a painting from me last year, back when I was 9 months pregnant- hers may have been the last piece I did before the baby was born! Anyway, her place is finally all pulled together and magazine worthy and she emailed me to tell me about the house tour and that my work would be … [Read more...]

Fashion at Home: House Tour with Designer Caroline Hedaya.

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Remember when in a blog post about personal style a few weeks ago I said I had a friend that could make anything look cool? Well, I was talking about my childhood buddy designer Caroline Hedaya. As kids and even teens, Caroline had personal style in spades and so it was no surprise when, after graduating from FIT (at which we took many painting and drawing classes together), she started her own … [Read more...]