Category Archives: Design

You Had Me at Hello!

Our design director, Katie, recently purchased a charming Petaluma farmhouse that she and her hubby are lovingly restoring.  First on her “to do” list was updating the front door from a tired brown to a sophisticated shade of blue.  She … Continue reading

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Popham Tiles

I paid a visit to Popham Design on my most recent visit to Morocco.  I was already smitten after my first stateside encounter.  Being surrounded by vibrant cement tiles in every color of the rainbow sealed the deal.  These tiles … Continue reading

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A Modern French Master

Comme j’adore French artist François Morellet who recently passed away at a vibrant ninety.  Throughout his life, he embodied the youthful exuberance that comes with following your passion. Morellet was a painter, sculptor and light artist known for his exploration … Continue reading

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Corralling Clutter

It is no great surprise to us that Marie Kondo’s book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” has been a huge best-seller.  While the degree to which she goes to create order might be a tad extreme for me (I … Continue reading

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Mood Boards

One of my favorite parts of each project comes at the beginning.  After seeing a space and chatting extensively with our clients, we get to imagine what the room can become.  The team emerges with several  mood boards that visually … Continue reading

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Eye Gotcha

A few months ago I shared the news about my new rug collection with California Carpets.  It’s super fun to now be able to share “Eye Gotcha” in a client’s home.  The fresh aqua tones play well with the greys … Continue reading

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Kips Bay

It’s hard to imagine but this year marks the fortieth anniversary of the Kips Bay Show House, a springtime rite of passage in Manhattan.  This year, designers reimagined the Arthur Sachs House where maximalism appeared to reign supreme. My colleague … Continue reading

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It’s the time of year when we start to think about moving our lives outdoors.  The options on the market today are endless and every bit as gorgeous (and in some cases artful) as their interior counterparts. We at Martha … Continue reading

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Crisp It

Lately, I have had little time for cooking. I really don’t want to eat out all the time nor do the typical takeout options inspire me. Crisp Kitchen + Juice to the rescue. The fabulous creation of Annette Shafer, Crisp … Continue reading

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Getting Groovy In the Desert

I hinted at a little surprise in my last post. I’m ready for my great reveal. Are you? A little over a year ago I purchased a lot in Palm Springs with my eyes on building a modernist treasure. I … Continue reading

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