Tagged homes i love

Chic Buenos Aires Apartment

One of the housewares shops on my must-do list this trip is the super stylish airedelsur. Its founder Marcelo Lucini’s apartment in Buenos Aires was published a while back in several magazines but it’s still one of the chicest around so let’s revisit it, shall we? I’ll let you know if anything tempted me in his shop! …

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Homes I Love: Another Bright White Swedish Apartment

I’ve never watched Extreme Homemakover. (Is it still on the air?)  For some reason I was never drawn to it which is strange considering how much I love makeovers. Well, in any case, there’s a Swedish version and this is the host, Hanna Wessman in her own home. At this point, I’m pretty convinced everyone …

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Homes I Love: A Warm Glass House

Owners: Jay Fielden, editor in chief of Town & Country and his wife, Yvonne Orteig Fielden Why I Love It: First, the knock out architecture. It was designed by James Evans, a protégé of Louis Kahn and renovated by Robert Dean, an architect who once worked for Philip Johnson. Second, I love that it’s a happy story …

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Homes I Love: Pretty Details

Note: My webhost had major problems yesterday but things should be back to normal now. The comments should be working too so be sure to leave a comment on yesterday’s post for a chance to win tickets to see the showhouse I have been working on! Now on to today’s post….. Owner: Jessika Goranson Why …

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Homes I Love: English and French in Brooklyn

Owners: Vogue contributing editor Miranda Brooks and her husband architect Bastien Halard (nephew of photographer Francois Halard). Why I love it:  Aside from the English-cottage-meets-French style with a modern twist, what I really love is just how happy it feels, like there is real joyful living going on in all the rooms. It doesn’t look like …

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Homes I Love: Ruthie Sommers’ Latest Design

I’m a huge Ruthie Sommers fan so I was really excited to see her latest project in the new issue of Veranda. The colors throughout this house are fantastic. A purple rug and couch? So gutsy! The antiqued mirror wall with crystal sconces is so, so pretty: This stairway nook may be my favorite part …

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Homes I Love: Colorful and Elegant in Barcelona

I’ve been posting a lot of Spanish interiors recently and what’s drawing me to them is the sense of joy they convey. There’s a lived-in feeling without sacrificing sophistication or good design that I find more and more unique to Spanish homes. This house designed by Maria Llado is a great example. You really can’t …

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Gangnam Style Contemporary Villa

(Think of today’s post as a public service announcement. But it’s still about design. It will all make sense in the end. You’ll see.) Okay, it’s time – time to address Gangnam Style. Let me preface this by stating while I can speak Korean, I can only understand about 25% of what PSY is saying, …

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Blue Lacquer Perfection

I’m still on a blue kick – and blue lacquer in particular – and even though it was published last year, we can’t talk about blue lacquer without mentioning Todd Alexander Romano‘s amazing Manhattan apartment. Have you seen blue lacquer (or any blue for that matter) used more beautifully than this? I know I haven’t! …

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