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Good Things in Small Packages Jul. 04, 2020

The Art of Design

The saying goes that "Good things come in small packages." That is true when it comes to perfume and... Read More

Some Commonsense Advice for Your Home Jun. 27, 2020

The Art of Design

Your home is not a museum, so mix your styles freely. If you layer a space with color, texture and a... Read More

Stoned Jun. 20, 2020

The Art of Design

Before you get carried away, it's not that kind of "stoned" that I am talking about. Lately, in the ... Read More

How to Redecorate on a Dime Jun. 18, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Changing your environment can greatly improve your outlook. And that doesn't have to cost a fortune.... Read More

That Old Black Magic Jun. 13, 2020

The Art of Design

Like the lyrics to the song "That Old Black Magic," black rooms have me under their spell. Lately, i... Read More

Inspired Design Jun. 06, 2020

The Art of Design

Often when I design rooms in show houses or the lobby of a condo or hotel, the viewing public always... Read More

Midlife Real Estate Crisis May. 30, 2020

The Art of Design

I bet my realtor is going to roll his eyes when he reads this. After child-rearing, being single aga... Read More

Yours, Mine, Ours May. 23, 2020

The Art of Design

The one thing some of us have learned recently is how to navigate being with your significant other ... Read More

Are You Ready for a Mini Makeover? May. 16, 2020

The Art of Design

So, after months of adhering to strict quarantine standards, by now, you've probably spent more time... Read More

A Stress-Free Home May. 09, 2020

The Art of Design

Caves were the first form of shelter known to man. Humans have always sought shelter to feel safe an... Read More

Add Style and Comfort to Your Quarantine Apr. 18, 2020

The Art of Design

Social distancing, self-isolation and quarantine are all new buzzwords we are hearing on the news, i... Read More

Crazy about Chairs Apr. 11, 2020

The Art of Design

I am fascinated and intrigued by the beauty and diversity of designs contained in some households. I... Read More

Tile Apr. 04, 2020

The Art of Design

Since before the birth of Christ, tiles have existed throughout the Mediterranean, Middle East and N... Read More

Aha Fashion Moments: The Final Word Mar. 31, 2020

In Fashion

Since I have been in the fashion business for over 40 years, I have finally decided to close the clo... Read More

Surprise Mar. 28, 2020

The Art of Design

The difference between an average room and an outstanding room is dependent on an impalpable element... Read More

High-Five to Hygge Mar. 24, 2020

In Fashion

With the arrival of a global pandemic, our homes have become our safe havens. And after stocking up ... Read More

Fashion Icons by the Decade Mar. 17, 2020

In Fashion

With almost 40 years of writing about the world of fashion, I have been inspired by famous women who... Read More

Creating Comfort Mar. 14, 2020

The Art of Design

After fighting against the "old man" recliner for many years, as I mature, I finally get it; people ... Read More

Working It Out: Professional Wardrobe Trends Mar. 10, 2020

In Fashion

With a new season ahead, it's time to work on those style skills and update that professional wardro... Read More

Tablescapes 101 Mar. 07, 2020

The Art of Design

Designing a tablescape for a special dinner should take into account the decor of the home, the occa... Read More