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Friday, August 12, 2016

John Barman

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch John Barman was one of the designers in our very first batch of HOUSE interviews and he had us reaching for the names of movies that we...Read the Full Story

Friday, July 29, 2016

Luca Andrisani

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Italian architect Luca Andrisani doesn’t like chit-chat or small talk and that is fine by us. That’s not at all to say that he...Read the Full Story

Friday, July 22, 2016

Rod Winterrowd

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Like so many of the designers we interview, Rod Winterrowd came to the job after another entirely different career—in his case a...Read the Full Story

Friday, July 1, 2016

Mats Christeen

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Former professional hockey player, model and now a carpenter-designer-artist with a workshop ( www.foundrywood.com ) in Greenpoint, it...Read the Full Story

Friday, June 17, 2016

The Glass House

Yayoi Kusama, Narcissus Garden , currently on view at The Glass House through November 30th, 2016. By Lesley Hauge and Sian Ballen Photographs by Jeff Hirsch "The Glass House? I've always wanted...Read the Full Story

Friday, June 10, 2016

Javier Robles

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch When we asked architect Javier Robles if he had moments of self doubt, he shrugged and said, “Not really.” It basically turns...Read the Full Story

Friday, May 27, 2016

Bjorn Bjornsson

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Our HOUSE interviewees often throw us curveballs but Icelandic designer Bjorn Bjornsson gave us more than pause when we realized only part...Read the Full Story

Friday, May 20, 2016

Alan Tanksley

Looking out of the windows of Alan Tanksley’s studio near Flatiron is a quintessential New York experience. Skyscrapers rear up at you on all sides and, if you were to take a bath, you might...Read the Full Story

Friday, April 29, 2016

Rio Hamilton

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Rio Hamilton is a man of our times. He braids a number of skills into a self-employment and those skills are really of our time too. He...Read the Full Story

Friday, April 15, 2016

Vladimir Kagan

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch In honor of one of the most enjoyable designers we have had the pleasure of interviewing, we're re-running our HOUSE piece on the...Read the Full Story

Friday, April 8, 2016

John Mosler and Jean Won Mosler

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Make a gazillion bucks on Wall Street, climb out of the snake pit and become a something else totally unrelated to the world of filthy...Read the Full Story

Friday, April 1, 2016

Sasha Bikoff

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch So we all nestled together on the magnificent, inherited, Loro Piana fur throw slung across designer Sasha Bikoff’s couch: me, Sian...Read the Full Story

Friday, March 25, 2016

Fawn Galli

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Designer Fawn Galli has a blog entry entitled “The Glory of Pom Poms” and that somehow captures her. She values charm. Her...Read the Full Story

Friday, March 11, 2016

Richard Haas

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch You may have seen muralist, Richard Haas’s work because it’s right there in Soho, on the corner of Prince and Greene Streets...Read the Full Story

Friday, January 22, 2016

Lisa Frantz

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Lisa Frantz together with her business partner, Lydia Marks, were, what Lisa calls “work friends” and now calls “proper...Read the Full Story