Hampton Designer Showhouse 2021

The 2021 Hampton Designer Showhouse presented by Hampton Cottages & Garden returned this year at the historic Woolley House in Southhampton. Over 20 designers created wonderful spaces with all the proceeds going to Stony Brook Southhampton Hospital. Featured image: Katherine Elizabeth Designs ceiling detail

Holiday House Hamptons Tabletop Event

It was a great tabletop event to benefit Breast Cancer Research at Holiday House Hamptons Fabulous tabletop ideas from some of the leading interior designers in the beautiful setting of the Topping Rose House, Bridgehampton. Featured image: Root Cellar Designs

Home Decor as Art

For those who love a well designed home, no matter the size (or the size of your bank account), you can add great functional pieces that does double duty as art. Using the right mix of pieces will enhance any home making it even more beautiful. Especially with this past year people are paying more… Continue reading Home Decor as Art

Rationalities

South African ceramic artist Katherine Glenday’s porcelain works explore the contrasts of organic textures on soft skin-like surfaces. These elegant and delicate pieces seem paper-light in appearance, almost as if they would float away and break in a light breeze defying the materiality of the porcelain. Glenday manages this by stretching the porcelain to its… Continue reading Rationalities

Blind Tiger

Forrest Kirk: Blind Tiger exhibition at Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach showcased paintings that represent the findings of Kirk’s exhaustive research into the secret and obscured histories of Palm Beach. A predominantly Black settlement called The Styx, was part of Palm Beach in the late 19th century which included a network of speakeasies disguised as legal… Continue reading Blind Tiger

Frank Holliday – SEE/SAW

Frank Holliday developed a Neo-Abstract Expressionist style based on strong brushstrokes and heavy pouring and smearing. His works doesn’t overwhelm the viewer but allows you to drift with the colors and movement in the paintings to another place both relaxing and satisfying. The “SEE/SAW” exhibition by Mucciaccia Gallery, included 28 works showcasing Holliday’s use of… Continue reading Frank Holliday – SEE/SAW

Geometric Abstractionist

Warren Isensee’s geometric paintings in his recent exhibition at Miles McEnery Gallery in NY has assorted shapes and colors that are both dazzling and alluring. The viewer is very nearly hypnotized with the oscillating and symmetrical patterns while the colors quietly soothe the senses. Featured image: Skin and Bones, 2020 oil on canvas

Dialogues

Nancy Callan’s elegant glass pieces are represented in the permanent collections of museums around the world, in addition she has taught advanced glassblowing techniques to some of the post pre-eminent glass centers internationally. Her first solo exhibition of her most recent work Dialogues, was presented by Heller Gallery, NY that featured works deeply informed by… Continue reading Dialogues

Allied Maker

Beautifully elegant handcrafted lighting from Allied Maker, with New York based design and manufacturing studio features modern yet timeless works. The inspiration for these pieces is fueled by an obsession with natural materials such as Brass, Glass, and Hardwoods along with a love for artisan craftsmanship. Allied Maker also collaborate with local makers and designers… Continue reading Allied Maker

Designing For A Cure

Another fabulous edition of Holiday House NYC is back again featuring equally fabulous designers all creating rooms for a cause…supporting the fight against breast cancer. This year the Showhouse is located in a five story townhouse at 125 E65th Street, designed by renowned architect Charles A. Platt. It is currently open to the public through… Continue reading Designing For A Cure