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After a long, long winter we can’t help but crave that “island feel”. Even if you’re not lucky enough to be jetsetting off to warmer climates, we invite you unpack your resort wear and get inspired with a punch of the tropics from these cool accents of palms, ferns, playful citrus tones, and clean black and white. You can almost smell the warm ocean breeze …

Vintage French White Plaster Palm Torchere from Chairish


Vans Shoes


Cole & Son Palm Leaves Wallpaper

Solange Knowles – Mia Moretti x Pencey – NY Magazine

Nikky Hilton’s LA home – InStyle

Christian Lacroix Sol Y Sombra Teapot


Recently I was asked to give an opinion of “what color to paint the book shelves?”.  Seems simple but there is much to consider before making that choice.  I usually favor white matte lacquer – but depending on the room and atmosphere – there are some really gorgeous choices.  I am most enamored by  book shelves in unusual places – like the dining room pictured here.  I think it is so hip and fabulous to introduce something unexpected in the space.  That is what design is all about.  Kindle can’t touch this …

Minnie Mortimer’s Los Angeles Home

Thomas O’Brien

Karl Lagerfeld from The Selby

From The Selby’s White Book

Sara Story’s Manhattan apartment in Elle Decor

The Selby

Ralph Lauren Elle Decor

Paul Beliveau

Elle Decor

Ring Made from Old Books

Elle Decor

Stephen Sills in Elle Decor

Canadian House & Home

A client had said she would like to use yellow to offset the winter grays of the sky. If you are in a city where the sun doesn’t show up a lot for 6 months of the year, this is especially a good idea. There is a huge demand for gray as the main color theme in homes I have designed lately, acting as the perfect backdrop to incorporate yellow, black, white, and something unexpected!

Here are a few ideas to warm up the gray winter days …

Steve Gambrel via Cote de Texas

Mark Hampton

David Hicks

Philip Gorrivan

Steve Gambrel

Stephen Sills in Florida

Philip Gorrivan

1stdibs – DUAL

Anthropologie inspired by David Hicks Hexagon Print

David Hicks

David Hicks Carpet