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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

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

Glenmere Mansion

In 1911 the Glenmere mansion, overlooking Glenmere Lake, just fifty miles northwest of New York City in Orange County, New York, was built by New York City real estate developer Robert Wilson Goelet , on the grounds of his sprawling estate in Sugar Loaf, a hamlet of the town of Chester, New York. Goelet commissioned … Read the full article

Restoring Homes of the 1970s and 80s | Work Outside of the Kitchen

From time to time, clients reach out to me and ask for help with more than just their kitchens.  I have fond memories of working with clients on their living areas, pantries, bathrooms, closet spaces, window fixtures, and even the exteriors of their homes, among other spaces! This French styled home pictured above was built … Read the full article

Period Homes |Classicism and the Kitchen

Author: Sarah Blank March 2010 Sarah Blank authors a piece with Period Homes on how to properly integrate classicism in the kitchen. She remarks on how the entire flow of a house must be taken into account, rather than viewing the kitchen as just a lone entity, it should be viewed synergistically. SBD-Period-Homes-Classicism-and-the-Kitchen   Sarah … Read the full article