A Little Inspiration From Holiday Tables Past

Holiday Table

    Happy Friday my lovies. Are you gearing up to style your space for D’s HOLIDAY TABLE CHALLENGE? I hope so because we have a $500 shopping spree and holiday feature waiting just for you! I know the holidays can get hectic so we’re getting a jump on the season with a visit to holiday seasons past – pullingread ON

NEW LEASE ON LIFE: O’Neill Rose Landmark Renovation

Oneill Rose Architects West Side Townhouse

    Architects Devin O’Neill and Faith Rose of O’Neill Rose Architects had their work cut our for them when they were approached to renovate a landmark Romanesque Revival in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Originally designed by George H. Budlong in the late 1880s, the once stately townhouse had been sectioned into a series of singleread ON

ORQUESTRA: Tableware Based on Harmony & Rhythm

David Nicolas Orquestra Tableware for Vista Alegre

    David Raffoul and Nicolas Moussallem of david/nicolas, have designed a new collection of porcelain tableware based on the poetry of music. Casting themselves as composers, the designers explain, each meticulously placed line acts as a sort of note with their directions, weights and interplay forming complex harmonies and rhythms. In the end, the disparatelyread ON

It’s Fine Dining Month On DPAGES!

Wall Mural Dining Room

    In celebration of DPAGES’ first annual Holiday Table Challenge, yours truly has christened the month of October Fine Dining Month. For those not already in the know, over the course of the next three weeks, DPAGES is inviting all readers to dress their dining tables in full holiday style and then share photos of itread ON

BOO! Grace Eunmi Lee’s Monstrously Lovable Ceramics

Grace Eunmi Lee Ceramic Art

    Born and raised in Seoul, Korea – artist Grace Eunmi Lee is “interested in things that are unnoticed and appear to have little or no significance…”.  Aptly, her work is inspired by microorganisms which she represents in the form of tiny, yet monstrously adorable, ceramic creatures. While some of her pieces are availableread ON

OCTOBER FAVORITES: D’s Little List of Loves

October 2014 Favorites

    CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT   1. PURSE – Alix Leather Padlock & Zip Shoulder Bag by Tom Ford ($1,990) – Neiman Marcus 2. PENDANT LIGHT – Double Angle by Michael Anastassiades ($3,825) – The Future Perfect 3. MIRROR – Midnight Round ($900) – DSHOP 4. CONTAINER – Globo Box ($198 – $398) – Jonathanread ON

TRISTAN AUER: French Eclectic Savoir Faire

Tristan Auer Interior Design

    Paris based designer Tristan Auer describes his approach to design as eclectic – often referencing Baroque, mid century, contemporary and just about everything in between. AD France describes his style as “a new graphic classicism”. As for D… well I’m just a sucker for that French savoir faire that he cultivated while working for theread ON