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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

Friday, January 15, 2016

Timothy Whealon

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Designer, Timothy Whealon pulled a face when we said that he had been described as having impeccable taste—it’s not something...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Big Old Houses: My Kind of House

My Kind of House by John Foreman What could be finer than a house on the water with a boat? Not much, especially if the house is a limestone-clad Renaissance palace designed by Carrere and Hastings,...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Big Old Houses: Swags and Tassels

Swags and Tassels by John Foreman Closed today, but not for me. A bit earlier (finished 1808) than my usual favorites, Boscobel (meaning Beautiful Forest) is a fine early house that's well worth a...Read the Full Story

Friday, December 11, 2015

William Meyer

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch “I don’t want to tell you too many of my secrets,” said William Meyer, who together with his partner Wayne Adler, own...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Big Old Houses: Ducal New York

Big Old Houses: Ducal New York by John Foreman Piero della Francesca painted this double portrait of Federico da Montefeltro, lord of Urbino, and his wife Battista Sforza some time in the late 1470s...Read the Full Story

Friday, December 4, 2015

Patrick Mele

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Interior designer, Patrick Mele grew up, he told us, “in a chicken coop on a farm” but the chicken coop was pretty near...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Big Old Houses: As Good As It Gets

As Good As It Gets by John Foreman Thirty-five years ago, my former wife and I sold a luxe if dilapidated Edwardian castle in Tuxedo Park (Barney & Chapman, 1904), and rented what was, if...Read the Full Story

Friday, October 30, 2015

Jeffrey Bilhuber

By Sian Ballen & Lesley Hauge Photographs by Jeff Hirsch Click to order Jeffrey Bilhuber: American Master. In his new book, "Jeffrey Bilhuber: American Master" (Rizzoli) designer...Read the Full Story