Instalovin | @parisianfloors

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Welcome! I've been on a little local trip with the kids, sans computer. Nice to take a break, isn't it?  Today we're celebrating the work of Sebastian Erras, the photographer behind the instagram account @parisianfloors. The whole account is dedicated to showing us the intricate and beautiful floors in Paris. How amazing?" I want to show them that there’s not only the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and other monuments but that the city has a lot more different angles and things to be appreciated. You just have to see and notice them," says Sebastian. I love how much smaller the world has … [Read more...]

TRAVEL | ZEZE Hotel

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ZEZE Hotel is a beautiful old house with lots of character and original details. It sits on nearly an acre of land in Hudson NY, with a forested hillside leading to a pond, and a large yard with a vegetable and sculpture garden. ZEZE is a hotel / project space designed by artists. Art & furnishings at ZEZE are available for purchase. The space consists of a water-based living room by WANGHSUI, a Lowe's Jungle dining room, a crackle patterned commercial kitchen, a master bedroom with a queeny size memory foam bed and suspended closet, a second bedroom / office / art studio with … [Read more...]

Daimon Downey At Home

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Daimon Downey is most notably known for his time with award winning band- Sneaky Sound System (Austrialian dance music group). But before he got involved in the music industry, he was interested in studying art. After an amazing career touring with the likes of Robbie Williams and Lady Gaga, Downey has shifted gears and began creating art, making scarves and even opened up a bar called Pelicano. I think he can also add interior decorator to his resume because his Sydney home is something out of a dream. His apartment is part of a grand Art Deco building on Bondi Beach. He painted an old piano … [Read more...]

Paul and Sara Ruffin Costello’s New Orleans Manse.

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This week's T magazine featured the home of the wonderful photographer Paul Costello and his wife former Founding creative director at Domino, Sara Ruffin Costello. Old school Domino. These two have been the people behind so much of the aesthetic we now worship on blogs and social media. According to the article, they just decided to decamp from NYC, and moved into a gorgeous crumbling mansion in New Orleans with their three kids, which they then restored to its former glory. Their house seems nothing short of magical. New Orleans always has an enchantment to it, doesn't it? Go read about it, … [Read more...]

Late Joan Rivers’ NYC Penthouse.

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Joan Rivers’, 5,000-square-foot Upper East Side penthouse was just bought by "middle eastern royalty" for $28 million. The penthouse was designed by architect, Horace Trumbauer. It has 11 rooms, which anyone who has ever lived in manhattan can tell you- is a ton. The apartment, which was built in 1900s and said to have been lived in by Earnest Hemingway, looks like it is straight out of Versailles. Its located on 62nd street, between Fifth Avenue and Madison (amazing location). Those pillars, crown moldings, grand piano, chandeliers,  23 foot ceilings, fireplaces...would we have expected … [Read more...]