on trend: polka dots.
Lately, I’ve been seeing spots, and not the kind in front of my eyes. I’m referring to polka dots of every size, shape and color. Initially drawn to the spherical designs for their quirky...
3/14/2012 12:00:00 AM
sneak peek: cover story.
There are plenty of things to do on New York’s Upper West Side: You can take a walk in Central Park, stop in to peruse the cheese at Zabar’s, pretend you’re Meg Ryan in You’ve...
3/13/2012 12:00:00 AM
editor's obsession: hering berlin.
Is there a more adorable phrase in today’s food-obsessed cultural landscape than the roll-off-the-tongue “amuse bouche”? Not only do the words have all the sweet sophistication of...
3/12/2012 12:00:00 AM
editor's obsession: silestone vase.
I can’t resist a good vase. Turn to virtually any surface in my home, and the evidence of my guilty decorating pleasure is irrefutable. Though the vases I have are made of the usual...
3/5/2012 12:00:00 AM
design dialogue: karen comerford.
Karen Comerford started her career as a Hallmark illustrator, designing art to grace the cover of cards offering congratulations on new business ventures or professing feelings of admiration for the...
3/2/2012 12:00:00 AM
house guest: mountain time.
We like to think that at the heart of every tried-and-true city slicker is a mountain-loving persona (like ourselves). Though that might not always be the case, we would bet our favorite...
3/1/2012 12:00:00 AM
style scout: urban terrace.
Being from Chicago, there are days when I desperately miss the Windy City for its breathtaking views and sweeping skyline (though, I could do without the freezing winter months). But stumbling upon...
2/29/2012 12:00:00 AM
mix & mashup: coffee tables.
One of my favorite things in my home is my sofa—not my flat-screen television, nor my MacBook Pro, but my sofa, with its plush cushions and velvety throw. Cozy and comfortable, yet undeniably...
2/28/2012 12:00:00 AM
editor's obsession: wegner ch110.
I know what you’re thinking: “What do you need with a $14,000 desk?” But, of course, it’s not a matter of need. After all, I do some of my best work perched on the edge of a...
2/27/2012 12:00:00 AM
house guest: fashion forward.
The words “mountain home” still conjure up images of dark paneling and ornate antler décor; but, while this 10,000-square-foot home in Bachelor Gulch, Colorado, is certainly a...
2/23/2012 12:00:00 AM
duly noted: david rockwell for jim thompson.
Chances are if you’ve done a fair amount of traveling, you’re more closely acquainted with architect David Rockwell than you even know—whether you’ve spent the night in one of...
2/21/2012 12:00:00 AM
editor's obsession: link-s pendant.
If my current manicure is any indication, orange has me completely captivated as of late. Persimmon, coral, tangerine—no matter the shade of the lively color, I’m hooked. So, it should...
2/20/2012 12:00:00 AM