Jeffrey Bilhuber’s 5th book demonstrates that not only does he know his stuff with decorating, but clearly he knows his audience. He recognizes that Instagram and Pinterest are the go-tos for design inspiration. With clients list that has boasts celebs such Anna Wintour, David Bowie, Iman, and Elsa Peretti, Bilhuber obviously has a prominent presence on [Read more…] about Everyday Decorating by Jeffrey Bilhuber
Located at 42 Avenue Gabriel, La Réserve is set back from the Champs-Elysées in a peaceful, stately neighborhood of the 8th arrondissement. The grande red entrance beckons, promising a spoiling experience of Paris. There is no classic reception desk per se, but instead, every guest who arrives at 42 Avenue Gabriel is welcomed personally in the Salon Louis XV and taken to their suite to make sure that they feel at home immediately, just as one would do for a friend coming to visit at home.
La Réserve offers more suites than rooms, large spaces in re-interpreted classical style, all the codes of a certain way of life: [Read more…] about La Réserve Paris – Hotel and Spa
Next time you are at the farmer’s market, be sure to pick up a good supply of bing cherries because they are especially good this year. Today I will share a few recipes for summer menus- a quick and delicious bourbon cherry compote and a super easy dessert to take full advantage of this seasonal gem. The best part is how effortless they both are. [Read more…] about Prep School: Seasonal Cooking with Cherries
Brian Sawyer’s Greenwich Village guest bedroom, with Ultrasuede walls.
Making Rooms Your Own- New York Social Diary
by Sian Ballen and Lesley Hauge, Photography by Jeff Hirsch
What a great idea this book is! While we all know that New York is full of Interior Design talent, do we know who these people are? Sian Ballen and Lesley Hauge tap into their impressive New York design rolodex to introduce us to decorators and design professionals through the most enjoyable interviews and photos, all done in their own homes. Inspired by New York Social Diary’s widely read House series, the authors give us a peek into some of the city’s most coveted homes. Best of all, we get to see what these designers create for themselves, knowing all that they know, and unburdened by another’s taste, possessions or limitations. There’s no better way to [Read more…] about Making Rooms Your Own- New York Social Diary