Colombo started experimenting with fire in fall 2001. "I was sitting on the beach in front of an empty fire pit," she recalls, "and the wood was all wet. I thought, If only I could just hook up the gas from my house and flick on a bonfire..."
As proprietors of Design House in Southampton, a full-service interior design firm and shop, we are always following the trends and looking for new inspiration. So what better excuse to pop over to London than the 10th annual Design Festival?
written and photographs by Suzanne Caldwell and Maria Greenlaw
In her art-filled SoHo loft, Weiss creates a space with painterly panache. Her and husband Adam like to buy art that they can hang and live with. "Soho is such an urban setting, and I didn't want the standard redbrick, white-walled downtown loft.
by Katherine Lagomarsinophotographs by Costas Picadas
We've found unique items to help add some extra cheer to the holiday season. Serve guests with a circa-1880 grape-motif bowl and ladle by the Gorham Manufacturing Company or decorate the home with a luminous oversized-lighted star made in the 1940s.
Gorgeous statement pieces that are sure to excite every fashionista this holiday. Tiffany & Co's unique leaves necklace with green tourmalines and diamonds set in platinum and 18k gold to a pair of stunning Van Cleef & Arpels diamond earrings set in 18k
Known for sumptuously spare, elegant interiors and an artist's eye for a sublimely edited mix of ornate and minimal furnishings, Diaz-Azcuy embraces a "less is more" aesthetic. For this home, his clients wanted a fresh, young, new attitude for...
When one thinks of Christmas in New York there is no better way to get into the holiday spirit than to visit the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. A beautiful Norway spruce is cut down on November 8th and lit on the 28th giving a full 19 days...
We've handpicked the holiday's most fabulous items for gift-giving or to simply self indulge. For the art lover, a set of six artist-designed dinner plates from the Azuero Earth Project to old-fashioned sweetshop hard candy by Cordon Bleu in Brooklyn.