This year’s Art Basel Miami coincided with our project installation outside of Palm Beach. We loaded a Manhattan apartment into one truck and 4 dozen artworks into another. Furniture was installed on Saturday and then our “gallery on wheels” installed

What do you say when New York Cottages & Gardens says they are teaming up with the Brooklyn Heights Association to do their first show house a block from your apartment? If you’re our creative director Elena Frampton – you

The phrase ‘In a New York minute’ comes to mind when thinking about how we deliver quality, meaningfully designed spaces to our clients on ever shrinking project schedules. Whether it’s a new addition to the family coming in a short

Elena participated in a great conversation among a distinguished panel “Dialogues: Art in Design”, with Bruce Bierman and Scott Himmel moderated by Glenn Gissler. Our studio is naturally art-centric and loved the Q&A! Elena brought her unique perspective: How important

We often look to art and fashion for color inspiration, particularly for more unusual color combinations.  The interiors industry is known to be slower to the fashion industry in this realm and industry-forecasted colors do not necessarily manifest into actual

Milan Design Week, comprised of Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone, is the most important event in the world related to interior design. Salone del Mobile, spread over 2 million square feet and 2,000 exhibitors, is the international reference point for

Seven’s a crowd, which means it took a serious overhaul to this classic prewar apartment on the Upper East Side to accommodate a stylish modern family. A systematic layering of patterns and textures drove the design, all punctuated with bold

Mirrors have defined and expanded the spaces of just about every era. A mirrored or reflective surface adds exponential depth, movement and light to a space. Classically this material technique has been used to elongate a room, placed decoratively above

There is an art to combining just the right typography with the right space. A well suited font can stake a powerful and nuanced claim in the definition of a spatial aesthetic. Since Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown helped

Few natural materials lend themselves to the wraps, tufts and pleats of our world the way leather does.  Leather provides a sense of strength to a piece, whether it’s trimmed, strapped or fastened. The tactile warmth and the weight are

I love planning trips that combine a little city time and a little beach time – a bit of inspiration and of course some relaxation. Barcelona is like a dream sequence of spaces. Throughout the streets and squares, Antoni Gaudí’s

While we tend to avoid trends and create unique visions for each of our projects, we do employ certain tried and true design strategies. Mixing metal finishes- such as brass, copper, and stainless steel – helps to create timeless and engaging