Renting an apartment in Manhattan is fabulous in many ways. But there are several things I dream of changing that, alas, (dramatic sigh) I cannot. One of my major “if I only had a mortgage instead of a lease” items: the doors. Although I would tend to go black lacquer or even leather+nailhead trim for [...]
There is only one thing dazzling designer Martyn Lawrence-Bullard can’t do: boring. Whether it’s designing an apartment dripping in rock-and-roll glam for the Ozzy and Sharon Osborn or creating a sexy beach oasis for Joe Francis, Martyn is the expert in fearlessly chic, avant garde interiors. So when this visual artist was approached by friend [...]
It’s the Monday after a long Thanksgiving weekend and I’m slowly emerging from a pumpkin pie coma: that glorious filling, that golden crust, that fluffy mound of whipped cream. There is something so deliciously sensual about such indulgences…so how about a bit more? A little calorie-free “pie for the eye”? Dive in! ** ** Delicious [...]
Brown, velvet, tufted bed. Black lacquered fireplace. Fashionable watercolor portrait. Gold framing. My eyes are on overload! The details in this room are just luscious.
Curled up in her Los Angeles apartment, my best friend is working on her novel. It will be epic, no doubt. So, here I am curled up in my New York apartment, imagining her typing away on her vintage typewriter (not true: computer) with her little dog (not true: old, crotchety cat) and weaving a [...]