Moving Day Moving Day

It's moving day...finally. I have been working on the renovation of my new townhouse in downtown Vancouver for the past 12 months. The m...

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6:43 AM

Brunschwig & Fils Brunschwig & Fils

I just got my Brunschwig & Fils Fall Advertising package in the mail today and it is, as always, gorgeously illustrated. I was quite int...

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8:09 AM

Elica Hood Fans Elica Hood Fans

One of my pet peeves is ugly hood fans. They are such a large element in a kitchen and if not handled properly can distract from the design ...

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8:54 AM

Gracie Studio Wallpaper - Style Statement Profile Gracie Studio Wallpaper - Style Statement Profile

Gracie Studio Interview with Mike Gracie, President I understand that Gracie was established in New York in 1898 by Charles R. Gracie, and ...

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7:58 AM

Vision Vision

This is a picture that I took on the drive back from Whistler to Vancouver on the Labour Day Weekend. My dear friends, Mary and Dennis were ...

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7:34 AM

Albert Hadley Albert Hadley

This is the sketch Albert Hadley did for Mrs. Astor THE LESSON FROM THIS ROOM Be Direct with your Client—Sometime in the mid-seventies, Alb...

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8:05 AM

Albert Hadley & Sister Parish Albert Hadley & Sister Parish

I deeply believe that a beautiful decor can have a beneficial influence on our lives. Albert Hadley Parish- Hadley Associates Inc. I live b...

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7:59 AM

Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell Tap Dancing Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell Tap Dancing

Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell dancing to Cole Porter's 'Begin the Beguine' was the highlight of 'Broadway Melody' 1940...

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4:41 PM

More Beige is Magic - Albert Hadley More Beige is Magic - Albert Hadley

See Monday's post for larger images

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10:15 PM

Albert Hadley Albert Hadley

Decorating is not about making stage sets, it's not about making pretty pictures for the magazines; it's really about creating a qua...

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7:52 AM

Beige is  Magic - Albert Hadley Beige is Magic - Albert Hadley

Beige is atmosphere. It's bisque, it's ivory, it's cream, it's stone, it's toast, it's cappuccino. It's, well, i...

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8:54 AM

10 Most Influential Design Bloggers 10 Most Influential Design Bloggers

The Home Rejuvination Blog is having a contest for the 10 Most Influential Design Bloggers. Who provokes you to think about design? Who do y...

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8:48 AM

Architectural Digest Kitchen Architectural Digest Kitchen

I have been getting a lot of inquiries about this kitchen that I designed that was featured in Architectural Digest December 2006. It has al...

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8:27 PM

Gracie Studio Wallpaper - News Flash Gracie Studio Wallpaper - News Flash

I had a call from Mike Gracie from New York yesterday. Mike is the president of Gracie Studio Wallpaper. He was kind enough to let me know ...

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8:45 AM

Michael S. Smith Michael S. Smith

This picture is from the book Michael S. Smith Elements of Style. I have often admired this picture but had never read the photo credits f...

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7:59 AM

Baz Luhrmann - Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen) Baz Luhrmann - Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)

I orginally watched this on The House of Beauty and Culture's Blog and I haven't been able to get it out of my mind. There is a lot ...

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8:16 AM

Blog of the Day Award Blog of the Day Award

I just got word that I have received "Blog of the Day Award"

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5:53 PM

Architectural Digest Architectural Digest

I have recently been published in Architectural Digest magazine and have been getting quite a few inquiries about the chairs I used in this ...

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7:12 PM
 
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