Glass Houses | The Hodgson House.

Across the street from Philip Johnson's Glass House, is the less well known but no less amazing private residence he designed for a family that is a bit more "livable". The house was designed in 1951 for Richard Hodgson and his family and was  restored by Craig Bassam and Scott Bellows of BassamFellows,  and now their new home. Richard Hodgson and his wife Geraldine were first visiting the 4.5 acre site, they met a man across the road who asked if they had an architect. When they said no, he offered his services. It was their new neighbor Phillip Johnson. From the NY Times: "He designed … [Read more...]

Gardenia Organic @ The Conran Shop + 75% Sale

Gardenia Organic, which bills itself as New York's first eco-florist will be selling fresh blooms in an interactive experince at the Conran Shop every Saturday between 1-5 PM until May 9. Gardenia Organic will offer individual blooms, pre-made hand-tied bouquets, and custom bouquets made only with flowers that have been produced using environmentally and socially responsible practices. The prices for the floral arrangements will range from $25 to $125. WHILE YOU ARE AT THE CONRAN--- Be absolutely sure that you check out their warehouse sale!!! 75% off discontinued products, floor … [Read more...]