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THE SUPER CHIEF – “THE TRAIN OF THE STARS”

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From the late 1930s to the 1950s, Hollywood adopted the Super Chief as the primary mode of travel as well as the subject of novels and motion pictures. In MGM’s […]... READ MORE
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Ellen Hamilton

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We—well Sian mainly—grilled Ellen Hamilton about being a member of the first generation of liberated working women, and we wanted to know why the “anti-feminist” choice of being a decorator? The interesting […]... READ MORE
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Eric Cohler

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Interior designer Eric Cohler, was a bit frazzled when he opened the door of his apartment. Two beautiful Standard Poodle puppies had arrived the previous day and he had spent […]... READ MORE
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Laura Kirar

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Furniture and interior designer Laura Kirar, who is very poised and soignée, lives with her husband and sweet little blind cat in a rather romantic, eclectic apartment on the Upper East Side. […]... READ MORE
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Paula Caravelli

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Interior designer Paula Caravelli, of Paula & Martha Design, is a master juggler. She works full time, plays piano, dances, paints, entertains and with her husband James, has raised four sons on […]... READ MORE
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David Scott

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David Scott lives rather fabulously in the UN Plaza building, which as he himself says, still has a kind of 1960s ‘James Bond’ glamour to it. He is best known for […]... READ MORE
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Adam Lewis

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I received a copy of writer and designer, Adam Lewis’s new book ‘The Great Lady Decorators: The Women Who Defined Interior Design, 1870-1955’, (Rizzoli, $65.00) less than 48 hours before the interview […]... READ MORE
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Ernest De La Torre

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Interior designer, Ernest De La Torre, is a very patient man. After my tape recorder went on the blink (not once but twice) he good-naturedly agreed to be asked the same questions […]... READ MORE
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John Woodrow Kelley

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John Woodrow Kelley is a painter who works to create a contemporary interpretation of Greek mythology and the classical tradition. He grew up in Tennessee, where he still owns a house, […]... READ MORE
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Barbara Moore

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Interior designer Barbara Moore told us that she was kicked out of dance classes when she was little girl because she wanted to do her own thing—perhaps that dance teacher should have […]... READ MORE
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Kayel De Angelis

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Kayel De Angelis, is the third generation to work in his family’s high-end custom curtain and furniture firm founded over sixty years ago by his grandfather, Guido De Angelis. He’s […]... READ MORE
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Duane Hampton

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From the very start of my interview with Duane Hampton, widow of renowned decorator Mark Hampton, I felt like I was chatting with an old girl friend. She’s a witty, charming woman […]... READ MORE

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