THE HURLEY FAMILY’S apartment on East 88th Street does not look like a hotel room. “If your house looks like a hotel, is it really your home? Is it really a piece of you?” asks interior designer Micky Hurley, pondering the recent trend of luxe but impersonal beige homes. Having arrived in New York from Read More
Litchfield Style (Rizzoli New York, $45).
By Annie Kellie with photography by Tim Street-Porter
In her newest book, veteran design author Annie Kelly takes readers to the verdant countryside of Litchfield, Connecticut, for an inside look at some of the historic town’s most carefully kept and restored homes. The book is a joint venture Read More
The eccentric collections of Julie Gaines and David Lenovitz, the New Yorkers behind iconic dishware emporium Fishs Eddy.
Serendipity: luck, or good fortune, in finding something good accidentally.
“After I graduated college in 1984, with a not-so-useful art degree,” recalls Julie Gaines, ”I moved into a small Read More
O.K., it’s finally spring. We’ve set the clocks forward, and now it’s time to put our thoughts forward as well. This is the moment to give accoutrements for outdoor (and indoor) entertaining a good, hard look. What needs to be replenished or refreshed? Here are some items that do big jobs; some, like a mini-grill, Read More
Forget the new and the sleek for a moment. When it comes to home furnishings, a handmade feeling retains its homey allure. Everything here has the maker’s personal touch, many made with recycled materials – a guarantee for uniqueness.