Designer: Philip Gorrivan on Dream Clients and Decorating For Families

Designer: Philip Gorrivan on Dream Clients and Decorating For Families

Philip Gorrivan on Dream Clients and Decorating For Families – Curbed Interviews – Curbed National. Recently, Integrity Contracting www.iciny.com had the pleasure of working with…

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What is cerused (aka "limed" oak?

What is cerused (aka “limed” oak?

      One of the finishes featured in a townhouse project I’m working on is cerused oak.  A beautifully interesting finish that accents the…

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The Brooklyn Home Company's New Projects

The Brooklyn Home Company’s New Projects

I spoke with James Ryan of Brooklyn Home Company today after seeing Wendy Goodman’s NYT feature of his company’s work.  Perhaps we’ll do some work…

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The Townhouse Renovation To Rule Them All...By An Amateur

The Townhouse Renovation To Rule Them All…By An Amateur

The Townhouse Renovation To Rule Them All…By An Amateur   Although I don’ t recommend it, sometimes a non-professional can get a stunning result when…

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NYC's Narrowest House Returns to Market Asking $4.3 Million

NYC’s Narrowest House Returns to Market Asking $4.3 Million

NYC’s Narrowest House Returns to Market Asking $4.3 Million Between the Great Recession and green trends, the move at all income levels is to live…

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A Light Bulb So Stylish It Doesn’t Need a Shade

A Light Bulb So Stylish It Doesn’t Need a Shade

AHAlife : A Light Bulb So Stylish It Doesn’t Need a Shade. Featured by ahalife.com today is a energy saving light bulb that is so…

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A Look at Design Book 'Living Traditions: Interiors' by Matthew Patrick Smyth -- New York Magazine

A Look at Design Book ‘Living Traditions: Interiors’ by Matthew Patrick Smyth — New York Magazine

A Look at Design Book ‘Living Traditions: Interiors’ by Matthew Patrick Smyth — New York Magazine. I recently had the great fortune of getting a…

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Rental Renovation: Fashion Designer Sylvia Heisel’s Taped-Up West Chelsea Apartment

Rental Renovation: Fashion Designer Sylvia Heisel’s Taped-Up West Chelsea Apartment

One way to renovate on the cheap.  GEOMETRY! Fashion Designer Sylvia Heisel’s Taped-Up West Chelsea Apartment – Home Design Spring 2011 — New York Magazine….

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Leather Bean Bag Chair by Restoration Hardware

Leather Bean Bag Chair by Restoration Hardware

Renovate the comfy spaces of your home with this awesome looking bean bag chair by Restoration Hardware.  I’ve been fighting to get ANY bean bag…

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Backlit onyx-Cienna Ultralounge in Astoria, Queens by Bluarch Designs

Backlit onyx-Cienna Ultralounge in Astoria, Queens by Bluarch Designs

Bar Design : Cienna Ultralounge by Bluarch Designs. In my humble opinion, every luxury residential or even commercial interior should have backlit Onyx as a…

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Outdoor shower concept: Phyto-Purification Bathroom by Jun Yasumoto

Outdoor shower concept: Phyto-Purification Bathroom by Jun Yasumoto

Phyto-Purification Bathroom by Jun Yasumoto I love outdoor showers.  Just like a fireplace a steam shower, I think every luxury home should have one.  Why…

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Long-Arm Wall Sconce | west elm

Long-Arm Wall Sconce | west elm

    Long-Arm Wall Sconce | west elm. West Elm continues doing a great job present modern interior design elements for (somewhat) reasonable prices.  I’ve…

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Manhattan Loft by Shelton, Mindel & Associates

Manhattan Loft by Shelton, Mindel & Associates

Manhattan Loft by Shelton, Mindel & Associates Another great NYC residence featured by Chictip.com by talented designer, Lee Mindel of Shelton, Mindel & Associates.  I’m…

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Product: Bathroom Radiator/Towel Warmer by Scirocco

Product: Bathroom Radiator/Towel Warmer by Scirocco

Truly a luxury concept, check out Scirocco’s extensive line of radiator/towel warmers in addition to the one seen here… Scirocco – Prodotti.

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Designer Spotlight: Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design, LLC

Designer Spotlight: Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design, LLC

ghislaine viñas interior design, LLC. She is one of my current favorites.  Published all over the place, this designer is amazing in her use of…

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