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Mixed Media: The 2015 Dallas Arts Fair

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This past weekend was the annual Dallas Arts Fair. I've written about attending the fair gala in the past, but this year, I thought I'd highlight some of the artists that caught my eye. One of the great things about the Dallas Arts Fair is that it allows me to...

Design Inspiration: Stumptown in Manhattan

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When the weather gets steamy, one of my favorite things is ice coffee. I even have a tall insulated cup that I take with me when I resource around town. When I'm in Dallas, I usually get my fix at Ascension in the Design District. Yet when I'm in New York, between hitting...

Blending Styles: Modern and Traditional, Part II

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A few weeks ago, I posted about how I like to use both modern and traditional furnishings in the same space. These styles complement one another beautifully, and mixing them brings an element of surprise to a room. Beyond blending furnishings from different eras, I also like to place modern...

Art Deco Inspiration: Lalique Maison

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Recently, while designing the Owners’ Suites on Oceania’s Marina and Riviera cruise ships, I became intrigued by the designs of the French luxury brand Lalique. The chandelier and railings they had done for the ships’ grand staircases impressed me; the artistry and detail appeared flawless. This is why I was excited when the SBL team had the opportunity to...

All That Glimmers: Metal Accents

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All rooms need a little shimmer, which is why I love integrating silver and other metals into my design work. Metal accents bring depth and drama to a room, especially in low candlelight, when they really have a wonderful glow. I’ve always been attracted to silver jewelry, and I’m particularly...