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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

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