AUGUST FAVORITES: D’s Little List of Loves

August 2014 Favorites

    CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT   1. SURFBOARD – Custom Longboard ($3,600) – Octovo 2. CHANDELIER – Incredible Multifaceted Chandelier by Gaetano Sciolari – 1stdibs 3. PURSE – Horn Hobo ($268) – J.Crew 4. SHAVE BRUSH – Handcrafted Pewter Shaving Brush ($69) – Kaufmann Mercantile 5. FLOOR LAMP – Atomic Lobster Floor Lamp ($299) – CB2 6. CHAIR – Armchair by Mario Bellini for Cassina ($3,500) –read ON

THE PRICE OF DESIRE: A New Film About Eileen Gray

Eileen Gray - The Price of Desire

  The early days – Orla Brady as Eileen Gray and Alanis Morissette as her lover, Damia. Photo by Julian Lennon.   It was the summer of 1925 when Irish furniture maker/architect Eileen Gray began designing what would become one of the most important modernist homes of the 20th century…   On set – aread ON

LOVING THIS LOOK: The Disappearing Vase

    Here’s a little detail that’s been getting some big love from yours truly lately – the disappearing vase. The concept is a simple one – take one clear vessel, fill it to the brim with water and voilà - What once read as a mundane vase transforms into an uninterrupted volume of glorious transparency.read ON

SLICE OF HEAVEN: A London Church Conversion

    A masterful melding of old world craftsmanship and contemporary design, this London church conversion by interior designer Harriet Holgate and the bespoke furniture specialists at Rupert Beven Ltd. is serving up a little slice of heaven – especially in the kitchen.       At the heart of the expansive space lies aread ON

JULY 2014 FAVORITES: D’s Little List of Loves

    CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT   1. PURSE – Tom Ford Leather & Feather Bag ($2,950) – Tom Ford 2. WALL ART – Photograph by Wolfgang Tillmans – tillmans.co.uk 3. BOOKS – F. Scott Fitzgerald Hardbacks (approx. $35, £14.99) - Amazon US, Penguin UK 4. CUTLERY – Malmo Rose Gold Place Setting by Kate Spade ($90) – Bloomingdale’sread ON

Gilles & Boissier Debuts Furniture & Lighting

    Over the past few months, much adored interior design talents, Patrick Gilles and Dorothée Boissier, have been rolling out a growing collection of lighting and furnishings that speak to their unique style – a sophisticated combination of minimalist preferences, French roots and the occasional taste for the avant-garde. This Winter/Spring, the duo launchedread ON

JUNE 2014 FAVORITES: D’s Little List of Loves

    CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT   1. THROW – Herringbone Throw in Natural/White ($236) – K Colette 2. PORTRAIT – Nandi print portrait (approx. $48 – $129 USD)– No-Mad 3. SCONCE – Orbe by Patrick Naggar – Veronese 4. TABLE LAMP – Monte-Flutes (€ 89,25, approx. $120 USD) – Candil 5. SOAP – Red Graperead ON