Furniture, Wall Decor

Sam Simon’s Finds at the Architectural Digest Home Show

Star Decals

Every year as winter loosens her hold on NYC, one treat I look forward to is heading to Pier 94 on the west side of Manhattan for the Architectural Digest Home Design Show. Walking the vast trade show is like flipping through the pages of the iconic magazine. […]


Wall Decor

Glittering Wallpaper: High Style, Low Maintenance!

Glitter Wallcovering

Like a moth to a flame, I cannot stay away from things that sparkle and shine. My mantra is, “When in doubt, cover it in glue and dredge it in glitter.” […]


Design Reveal

Design Reveal: The Stripe and the Whale

Nursery with Striped Accent Wall

My latest design challenge was to figure out how to make visual sense of a space that is very nontraditional and asymmetrical. The ceilings are super high, and in one corner of the room, they slant downward dramatically. […]


Room Decor, Tips & Trends

2014 Trend: Rustic Modern

Faux Wood Wallpaper

Modern nurseries are clean, cool and totally fabulous! That being said, I consistently get one design note from my clients. “How do we bring warmth into a modern nursery?” […]


Do-It-Yourself, Paint Colors

DIY: How to Paint a Plaid Accent Wall

How to Paint Plaid Video

This spring I am seeing so much plaid, and I like it! If you want to play with pattern and keep it classic, punches of plaid make everyone smile, from preppies to punks. […]


Room Decor

It’s the Chinese Year of the Horse—Giddy-up!


This is the Year of the Horse, and according to Chinese astrology, those born during this year are quick-witted and stylish. Including the horse as a design accessory in the nursery can be a very chic nod to your baby’s birth year! […]