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Living With Your Art

Why you shouldn’t try to turn your home into a gallery, and a few other guidelines for personalizing your collection. By Morrie Breyer Art is my addiction. I’m far from a collector of fine works, if “fine” means expensive. I don’t buy investment pieces (for myself, at least. I’m happy to hunt for them on […]

September 19, 2014 | By | Reply More

Summer Style Watch

Sun! Barbeque! Vacation! But style doesn’t rest. To that end, our resident designer shares the goods that’ll be keeping him cool through the dog days. In professional circles, when I’m asked what I’m into at any given moment, my standard reply is, “I have no taste.” It’s not that I’m trying to be difficult. Just […]

June 25, 2014 | By | Reply More

A Designer’s Wish List

Seven ideas that’ll make your home a little homier. And, should you buy two (or more) of everything, those of your friends and family, too. By Michael Herold Barneys New York Geometric Throw $225 | Barneys New York, Rittenhouse Square A wool and silk blend that’s as comfortable as it is stylish. And, at a […]

December 1, 2012 | By | Reply More

When Furniture Had a Personality

As far as we’ve come, it’s the impeccably-crafted collections of the iconic designers from the last two generations that we look to as the pinnacle of form and function. By Michael Herold Mass-produced reproduction furniture is taking over our living spaces, our offices and our lounges. It’s so pervasive that it’s easy to forget that […]

September 19, 2012 | By | Reply More

Spruce Up

Drop the traditional ornaments and fake greenery and start having some fun decking the halls. By Michael Herold For all the cheer the holidays bring into our lives, the thought of preparing for them—the shopping, the travel and, oh, God, the decorating—conjures an immediate and leaden sense of dread. But sprucing up your home’s interior […]

November 18, 2011 | By | Reply More

The Not-So-Obvious Weekend Retreat

A weekend home is your private hideaway, so drop your inhibitions—and the seashell-themed décor—and mold the living space you’ve been too shy to inhabit. By Michael Herold Designing a weekend retreat can be a rush. But, in the throes of that high, be careful not to fall into the clutches of the mass-market, vacation-home décor. […]

July 19, 2011 | By | Reply More