I Went Back to Cali – La Cienega Design Quarter – Legends 2015

Finally, my jet lag is over.  It was much worse in Los Angeles and ended shortly before my return flight to Rome.  How wonderful! The LCDQ Legends interior designer conference is one of the most popular events in the industry. I’ve heard designers call it the Coachaella or the Oscars of interior design.  There were … Continue reading I Went Back to Cali – La Cienega Design Quarter – Legends 2015

Getting Your Home Ready for Spring – My Fabric Picks for Decorative Pillows

I hope you had a lovely holiday weekend. It’s still a little chilly here in Rome but I know better than to complain about it.  Our weather is almost tropical compared to some parts of the States. Growing up in NY/NJ I looked forward to saying, “peace out” to winter and getting ready for spring.  … Continue reading Getting Your Home Ready for Spring – My Fabric Picks for Decorative Pillows

Weekend Inspiration – Let There Be Light – A Family Room Designed by Peter Dunham

A new Pope was elected this week.  We still don’t have a Prime Minister.  It’s kind of nuts but I digress. The determined sun fought its way through today’s stubborn clouds and after a week of horrendous weather, we finally had a few hours of sunshine.  The angels sang. Perhaps it’s a little early for … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Let There Be Light – A Family Room Designed by Peter Dunham

Get Your Interior Design On – The Kathryn M. Ireland Bootcamp Experience

Last month I attended Kathryn M. Ireland’s Interior Design Bootcamp in Los Angeles. That would be Kathryn the internationally known designer, NOT Kathy the former SI cover model.  One Hollywood exec said to me, “I thought you were talking about the model the entire time.  Alas, now our conversation has become less interesting to me.”  … Continue reading Get Your Interior Design On – The Kathryn M. Ireland Bootcamp Experience