What is Organic Architecture? Organic architecture is an approach to design that focuses on natural surroundings and sustainability, promoting harmony between human habitation and the natural world. First coined by Frank Lloyd Wright, Organic Architecture limits its infringement upon nature by coexisting alongside it, blending as seamlessly as possible into the surroundings. The current exhibition… Continue reading Organic Architecture
Topping Rose House, the only full-service luxury resort in the Hamptons is a renovated 19th century mansion and estate. The resort has 16 guest rooms and 6 one-bedroom suites featuring Frette linens, bath towels by Matouk, bathrobes by Chadsworth & Haig, and bath amenities by Farmaesthetics. There is also a fabulous Jean-Georges restaurant with indoor… Continue reading Topping Rose House
Meet New York City’s newest public park, Little Island, on the Hudson River off Pier 54. Little Island is located in Hudson River Park and was once home to the Lenape tribe. Between 1910 and 1935, Pier 54 operated the British Cunard-White Star line, serving as a point of departure and return for trans-Atlantic ocean… Continue reading Little Island NYC
Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Florida, features items from the Glided Age (the end of the Civil War to the 1929 Stock Market Crash). With more than 75 rooms the museum was originally the winter retreat of Henry Flagler in 1902. Flagler Kenan Pavillion on the grounds of the museum houses Railcar No. 91, the… Continue reading Flagler Museum, Palm Beach
Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse is a gem to explore now through November 3, 2019. There are 15 designers featured inside and outside of this beautiful wood framed house, set in the historic Brooklyn Heights neighborhood. The showhouse is located at 13 Pineapple Street, Brooklyn, NY, less than a block away from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade… Continue reading Brooklyn Gem
Thomas Heatherwick’s creation The Vessel, has finally come to fruition at Hudson Yards New York. The US$150 million+ interactive sculpture invite visitors to meander through the intersecting staircases giving them views of the ever changing New York skyline. The honeycombed structure made up of 154 flights of stairs is over 150 feet tall and made… Continue reading The Vessel
Great day at 199 Coopers Neck Lane, Southampton yesterday. Only 3 Doors away from the Atlantic Ocean, this sprawling 3.00 acre property built in 1910 was designed by renowned architect Grosvenor Atterbury. The plans for the home have been developed by the homeowner Michael Bruno, founder of 1stdibs, in collaboration with architect Arthur Fraser. Also… Continue reading Coopers Neck Lane
Luckily for us the inventive, modern and pioneering vision of Zaha Hadid lives on through the firm Zaha Hadid Architects. 520West28 is one of their recent residential projects right off the High Line in New York, stop by for the Pop Up Gallery featuring a few of her iconic buildings and interior design accessories.
A bit of New England this weekend in Dover, New Hampshire.
The modern sculptural elegance of Rick Owen always seem ahead of the times. Styles available at Bergdorf Goodman, New York.