April 2015

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Designer Tamara Eaton Revs Up a Late-19th Century Carroll Gardens Brownstone

Designer Tamara Eaton Revs Up a Late-19th Century Carroll Gardens Brownstone

The frenzied pace of development in New York City’s hottest borough has made untouched Brooklyn brownstones scarce. An up-and-coming decorator and her adventurous clients rev up a late-19th-century Brooklyn brownstone. In 2010, Benjamin and Jennifer Whitfield, émigrés from Manhattan, found just such a house in Carroll Gardens.
Designer Mark Epstein Creates a Soothing Retreat on Long Island's Sands Point

Designer Mark Epstein Creates a Soothing Retreat on Long Island's Sands Point

International travelers with a growing, eclectic art collection, charged Designer Mark Epstein with creating a worldly environment that was also family-friendly.
C&G Shop the Look: A Neutral Family Room Accented with Fine Art

C&G Shop the Look: A Neutral Family Room Accented with Fine Art

International travelers with a growing, eclectic art collection, a Manhattan couple charged designer Mark Epstein with creating a worldly environment that was party-hearty and family-friendly. Here, a collection of pieces inspired by the soothing, neutral interior.
Charlotte Moss Shares a Sneak Peek of Her New Book, Garden Inspirations

Charlotte Moss Shares a Sneak Peek of Her New Book, Garden Inspirations

According to decorator Charlotte Moss, almost any container can be used to display flowers, and virtually every flower is worth showing off. These pictures, culled from Moss’s new book, Garden Inspirations, are proof positive.
A French Family Puts a European Spin and a Hipster Twist on an 1851 Townhouse

A French Family Puts a European Spin and a Hipster Twist on an 1851 Townhouse

As virtually every New Yorker knows, Brooklyn is “it” right now. Filled with young families, artsy up-and-comers, spry octogenarians, and scenesters aching for a break from Manhattan’s madcap pace, the city’s coolest borough couldn’t dream of a more varied and fiercely loyal populace. Parts of it have become especially popular with Europeans, notably the French, who are attracted by its well-preserved townhouses and tree-lined streets.
Ceramist Elaine Tian Embraces the Imperfections of Her Craft

Ceramist Elaine Tian Embraces the Imperfections of Her Craft

Former graphic designer Elaine Tian sat down at a pottery wheel for the first time only three years ago. Since then, under the label Studio Joo, she has been fine-tuning her collection of vessels and light fixtures, many of which are influenced by wabi-sabi, the Japanese philosophy that finds beauty in imperfections.
Design Discoveries from New York and Beyond: Blurred Lines

Design Discoveries from New York and Beyond: Blurred Lines

Home accessories designers have been testing the limits of the ever-popular ikat print, as seen in this collection of design finds from West Elm, Hermes, Kim Seybert, Dwell Studio, and Aerin
 Design Discoveries from New York and Beyond: For the Birds

Design Discoveries from New York and Beyond: For the Birds

Design finds that draw inspiration from winged creatures and take flight, including a birdcage-like LED light fixture from Property Furniture, Erica Tanov's poplin bedding collection, a Marina Abramovic's bird-bedecked dinner plate, and more!
Deeds & Don'ts: Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis, Tyra Banks and Gina Gershon Are All On the Move

Deeds & Don'ts: Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis, Tyra Banks and Gina Gershon Are All On the Move

South of 14th Street, several star-studded properties have recently changed hands. Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde have just sold their second-floor, two-bedroom love nest at 66 Ninth Avenue, in the heart of the Meatpacking District. Capital gains have bloomed for America’s next top real-estate mogul, Tyra Banks. It has attracted its fair share of other famous residents, such as actress Dakota Fanning and singer John Mayer.
Joan Rivers's Penthouse Lists for $28 Million

Joan Rivers's Penthouse Lists for $28 Million

The late comedian Joan Rivers triplex penthouse has recently been listed for $28 million. The 5,100-square-foot spread sits atop a Gilded Age mansion and boasts five bedrooms, two terraces, five fireplaces, and a ballroom decorated in a style Rivers famously called “Louis XIV meets Fred and Ginger.”
Flex Your Star Power with the Same Stunning Jewels Worn by Diane Kruger, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Felicity Jones and Lupita Nyong’o

Flex Your Star Power with the Same Stunning Jewels Worn by Diane Kruger, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Felicity Jones and Lupita Nyong’o

Now you can look like a celebrity with these awards-show-season standouts.
Four New Jersey Restaurants with Notable Wine Lists

Four New Jersey Restaurants with Notable Wine Lists

Thought the Garden State was merely garden variety? Fuhgeddaboutit! Here are four New Jersey gems with wine lists worth crossing the bridge for, including Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen, Nicholas, Restaurant LaTour at Crystal Springs Resort and Pluckemin Inn
Cutting Edge Objects to Buy and Love

Cutting Edge Objects to Buy and Love

This month's guide to the must-haves for the design-obsessed shopper, including design services from Arlene Angard Designs, L’Antiquaire Sleek Venetian Murano blown ceiling fixture, a rare 17th-century antique from Sinotique and Santa Barbara Umbrella striking Plum Grey stripes umbrella.
Rising Star: Caleb Anderson

Rising Star: Caleb Anderson

An interview with designer Caleb Anderson reveals what beautiful interiors catch his eye. “Rooms should include an element that makes people wonder—a material in an unexpected application, or a chair that doesn’t belong,” explains Anderson, who always sketches his designs at the start of every project. “I’m old-fashioned. Clients can see my vision in a way they can’t with architectural renderings.”
Designer Tamara Eaton Revs Up a Late-19th Century Carroll Gardens Brownstone

Designer Tamara Eaton Revs Up a Late-19th Century Carroll Gardens Brownstone

The frenzied pace of development in New York City’s hottest borough has made untouched Brooklyn brownstones scarce. An up-and-coming decorator and her adventurous clients rev up a late-19th-century Brooklyn brownstone. In 2010, Benjamin and Jennifer Whitfield, émigrés from Manhattan, found just such a house in Carroll Gardens.
Designer Mark Epstein Creates a Soothing Retreat on Long Island's Sands Point

Designer Mark Epstein Creates a Soothing Retreat on Long Island's Sands Point

Located on Long Island’s North Shore, just a 30-minute drive from New York City. International travelers with a growing, eclectic art collection, charged Designer Mark Epstein with creating a worldly environment that was also family-friendly.
A French Family Puts a European Spin and a Hipster Twist on an 1851 Townhouse

A French Family Puts a European Spin and a Hipster Twist on an 1851 Townhouse

As virtually every New Yorker knows, Brooklyn is “it” right now. Filled with young families, artsy up-and-comers, spry octogenarians, and scenesters aching for a break from Manhattan’s madcap pace, the city’s coolest borough couldn’t dream of a more varied and fiercely loyal populace. Parts of it have become especially popular with Europeans, notably the French, who are attracted by its well-preserved townhouses and tree-lined streets.
Home Is Where the Heart Is Designer Showhouse

Home Is Where the Heart Is Designer Showhouse

Twenty four top designers showcased their talents in the classic English regency manor house that is the second Home Is Where the Heart Is Designer Showhouse. NYC&G is proud to be a media sponsor of this great event which benefits the American Heart Association. Tyler Wisler from HGTV's Design Star served as the Honorary Showcase Chair. Kim Radovich, principal designer and president of Kim E. Courtney Interiors Inc., served as Design Chair
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