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And The Winner Is…

  And the winner is Sarah Blank of Sarah Blank Design Studio for Best Classic Kitchen in the At Home Magazine 2017 Awards! So thrilled to share this award with my wonderful, skilled team: Architect Sheldon Richard Kostelecky, Senior Designer Chip Raymond, Senior Assistant Adrisse Brandt and builder, David Brown. I’m so honored to win the At … Read the full article

The Detour That Led Me To Design A Kitchen For One Kings Lane

  It was a dreary rainy Spring but the Summer was exciting and fast paced. This glorious summer, I was approached by Debbie Propst, President of One Kings Lane, (and buyer of my home in New Canaan), to design a permanent kitchen in OKL’s first bricks and mortar seasonal store in Southampton. It was a … Read the full article

Elle Decor Feature | Red Kitchens

I am delighted to be featured in Elle Decor’s article 30+ BEST RED KITCHENS FOR THE BOLDEST AMONG US. Please click on the link to Elle Decor to view their gallery of gorgeous, red kitchens. If you would like to see more of my Spanish Revival Kitchen pictured in the gallery visit my portfolio here.   … Read the full article

James Swan’s Million Dollar Decorating Podcast

    I am so honored to be a part of James Swan’s Million Dollar Decorating Podcast. I have been a follower of his blog for some time, and am delighted to have recently had the opportunity to share some of my design philosophies with his listeners. If you haven’t done so yet, visit James’ blog … Read the full article

5 Great Features for a Gourmet Kitchen

As they always say — at the heart of every loving home, there’s a kitchen. As an interior designer, I’ve had the opportunity to create many beautiful gourmet kitchens for a variety of clients, and while they’re always personalized and different, they usually have a few important features in common. 1. Convenient Work Stations – From … Read the full article

The Kitchen Banquette

Commonplace in restaurants and other public spaces, it is now the ‘benchmark’ for banquettes to be adopted for use in the home, and it is easy to see why. A banquette offers an alternative way to provide extra seating when space is limited. They can be cozy, warm, and inviting.  They are a place for a … Read the full article

Spring Ramps

    My husband Charles and I have always loved to cook. Not because I am a kitchen designer – I just love it and it is an added bonus for me. I never really write about it, but as I get more and more into writing blogs in between working in my Greenwich, CT … Read the full article

Advice from a Kitchen Designer « Choosing The Right Refrigerator For Your Home

Source: Gaggenau   As a kitchen designer I find that there are so many people, places and things that inspire me. Whether I am creating fine kitchen cabinets, baths, architectural millwork – or an everlasting, functional kitchen – I must ensure that the design fundamentals are going to meet today’s challenges. I must consider the integration … Read the full article

Art to the Avenue

  The opening festivities for Art to the Avenue began Thursday evening on May 5th. As a board member of The Greenwich Art Council I am truly honored to have hosted this most special event along with my fellow neighbors Circa Lighting, Janice Parker Landscape Architects and Waterworks. Exhibiting the work of six artists and photographers … Read the full article

Institute of Classical Architecture and Art | Arthur Ross Awards

photo: Classically inspired kitchen and butler’s pantry in a home collaborated on with esteemed architect Richard Franklin Sammons   For the past 35 years the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art holds the Annual Arthur Ross Awards in the Mckim, Mead and White designed University Club at 1 West 54th St. There are no words to describe how … Read the full article