While in New York, I had the opportunity to have a delightful conversation with design icon Ralph Pucci, along with a personal tour of his swank appointment-only showroom which occupies multiple floors of a building in the Flatiron district. Ralph Pucci is a fascinating person to talk to, surprisingly modest and unassuming for the span of his accomplishments. He is an enthusiastic conversationalist, both inspiring and inspired- he clearly processes things on a heightened level, using all senses and intuition in a way that enables him to create the trends rather than follow them. His story is interesting – [Read more…] about Inspired By: Ralph Pucci
This ad by Maxalto ( a B&B Italia brand) makes me swoon~To my eyes it presents perfection where Classic Meets Contemporary. While it looks casually designed, there is nothing done by chance here, it is a work of sophistication and carefully chosen details. The many paradoxical elements of color, texture, proportion, materials, architecture and design create visual genius. Do you love this room as much as I do?
In a NY Post Page Six article, the multi-talented Lenny Kravitz speaks of his dreams:
Musician and interior designer Lenny Kravitz has big plans to expand his brand Kravitz Design into a Ralph Lauren-size empire. He tells Alina Cho’s CNN show “Fashion: Backstage Pass” … “The plan is to make it a lifestyle brand . . . my dream for this company. In the same way you would see Ralph Lauren or Giorgio Armani.” He said it would include furniture, bedding and clothing.
The rocker, songwriter, actor, director and since 2003- designer is onto something. [Read more…] about Lenny Kravitz- Infusing Soul into Interiors
There is nothing better than a relaxing morning browse through the Wall Street Journal Magazine, just to stumble upon a gorgeous London home- wow! Anybody who has ever been to the posh clubs Annabel’s, Mark’s Club, George, Harry’s Bar or The Bath & Racquets Club might expect the look of this handsome London flat for Robin Birley, son of billionaire businessman Mark Birley- well known for his members-only nightclubs. Chock full of massive collections of art and accessories, this charming Knightsbridge flat weaves textures, patterns, and color magnificently into a warm eclectic look.
Images courtesy of The Wall Street Journal.
What are your thoughts on this style? Handsome London Flat or too much stuff?