Skirted Roundtable: Negativity in Design

This week on The Skirted Roundtable, we discuss negativity in the design and blog world and House Beautiful editor-in-chief Stephen Drucker’s recent editorial on the subject. I wrote an editorial of sorts on this very subject in January, which you can read here if you care to.   And meanwhile, head on over to The Skirted … Read more

Dining by Design New York 2010

I attended the Architectural Digest Home Design Show last Thursday and spent five glorious hours perusing the stands, exhibits and the always exception Dining By Design event, which was being held concurrently with the AD Show. Dining By Design is the signature fundraising event for DIFFA (Design Industries For Fighting Aids), a national event that … Read more

Skirted Roundtable: Chatting with Michael J. Lee, architectural photographer

This week on The Skirted Roundtable, we chatted with architectural photographer Michael J. Lee. Michael is a real up-and-comer in the New England design scene, having shot (and worked as a designer for) some of the most influential designers, architects and builders in the region. Michael’s background and education as a professional interior designer influences … Read more

The Real McCoy: An ode to my cookie jar

For my fourth birthday, my best friend and next door neighbor Patty Zimmerman (who was three) gave me this very cute Humpty Dumpty cookie jar.  This became our family cookie jar, gracing our kitchen through many moves and houses.  Although it was technically mine, I didn’t have free reign of the cookies inside, sadly. However, … Read more

Thanks Houzz!

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