Set Sail with Nautical Artwork Trio

Growing up in coastal Massachusetts, I spent several summers working on a boat in Boston Harbor. This experience was the seed of my inherent fondness of the the rich blue’s and crisp whites of the classic—and currently very popular—nautical motif. […]

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Why Knot?

Melisa and I recently attended to the Annual Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Decorator Show House. While enjoying the different interiors, we kept seeing knots in design. There were knot sculptures placed on shelves and dressers. We saw knot book ends, knot shaped chandeliers, even over-sized drawings of knots. […]

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DIY Penguin Nursery

After brainstorming some animal motifs with my clients who were planning a gender-neutral nursery, we landed on penguins. Their graphic black and white shapes and super cute aesthetic made them a perfect choice for this modern nursery. […]

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The NYC Architectural Digest Show: From Birds to Bath

The Architectural Digest Home Design Show is a wonderland of design resources to help the designer or homeowner find resources. It’s great to see everyone from artisans to major appliance brand reps. Below are a couple of standouts. […]

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Marimekko: Fun with Fabrics

Marimekko is a Finnish company famed for their modern, happy, printed fabrics. Going through the doors is like being drenched in happy color. A riot of wildly graphic patterns meets you as you enter the multi-layered space. […]

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Vintage Chalkware Wall Art from Miller Studio

It’s no secret, I’m a lover of vintage housewares—I collect dishes, glassware and old picture books. Much of my artwork takes inspiration from things I’ve seen from other eras. One of the items I see often are these charming chalkware hand-painted wall sculptures by Miller Studio. [..]

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