Category Archives: Design

In Awe

I finally got to visit a home designed by an architect whose work I have greatly admired for years. The architect is Luis Barragan and this Mexico City casa he designed for one of his clients, did not disappoint. Barragan … Continue reading

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Luxe SF Launch

In this digital era, I still find it utterly satisfying to turn the pages of a magazine. This excitement is amplified when the pages are filled with gorgeous photos of stunning spaces. Enter Luxe SF, a feast for the eyes. … Continue reading

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A Nod to Genius

Showcases provide the ultimate blank canvas for a designer. You get to transform a space, typically one bestowed with good architectural bones, to your ultimate creative delight. It’s not a time to hold back. This year, San Francisco’s own ODADA … Continue reading

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Decadent Buenos Aires

I am back after an utterly fantastic time in Buenos Aires for Leaders of Design Council. It’s quite true what I had heard about the European vibe of this Argentine city. Aside from the fabulous company, one of the best … Continue reading

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A San Francisco Springtime Tradition

  Spring has sprung in San Francisco and that means it’s Decorator Showcase time. We were allowed a sneak peek at 3660 Jackson Street during press day and it did not disappoint. As usual, it’s a talented lot of designers. … Continue reading

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Invisible Gems

Transparency is the new black. Well, not entirely but I do love a touch of glass or lucite in a room. These invisible gems impart a modern jolt to even the most traditional of spaces. Think sexy and subtle. A … Continue reading

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Art!

We recently ran across a fantastic artist named Stuart Hogarth. Not only is he immensely talented, but his works have a playful and somewhat irreverent spirit about them which makes them even more endearing. He turns everyday unadorned objects into … Continue reading

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Before and After

One of the best parts about my job is seeing how people respond to their new home. The goal is to make them feel giddy if not euphorically happy with the outcome. We often snap before shots to record what … Continue reading

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Modernism in Palm Springs

Modernism Week is in full swing in Palm Springs. It’s a delightful celebration of all things mid-century from architecture to design, culture and fashion. There are lectures, tours and parties galore. If that isn’t enough to entice you, Luxe magazine … Continue reading

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Playing Favorites

I try very hard not to play favorites but sometimes it’s impossible. I can’t get enough of enameled French lava stone. It shows up time and time again in my clients’ homes, although never exactly the same way twice. Why … Continue reading

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