A Colorful Welcome

Home, if nothing else, should be a sanctuary where we can escape the frenetic pace of modern life and recharge for the challenges we face with each new day. Some […]

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Urban Update-Kitchen

Kitchen | The home’s redesign began with the kitchen, which originally had green countertops and light brown cabinetry. The new all-white cabinets, white honed Vermont Danby countertops and a gray-stained […]

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Urban Update-Cabinet

Cabinet | A lapis-colored cabinet is flanked by hand-pulled silkscreens of street artist Retna’s work, adding sophistication and edginess to an otherwise conventional space.

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Urban Update-Living Room

The owners relocated from New York City and wanted their new suburban nest to have a metropolitan flavor. With clean lines and a few bold elements, including a Sputnik-style chandelier, […]

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Urban Update-Breakfast Nook

Breakfast nook | The kitchen renovation eliminated a French door that invited wintry drafts, reclaiming wall and floor space that allowed for a practical and stylish breakfast nook.

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Urban Update-Dining Room

This dining room elevates burnt yellow to a height of glamour it never enjoyed even in its heyday. The secret to using a unique color? “Keeping a neutral base that’s […]

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Urban Update-Artwork

Artwork | The designer built drama and interest throughout the home using impactful artwork favored by her clients. A lithograph of Robert Longo’s Men in the Cities series significantly raises […]

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Urban Update-Office

A favorite room in the house, the office oozes personality and even a bit of subversiveness.

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Urbane Update

A 1938 Summit home gets a chic makeover for a transplanted Manhattan couple. Moving from the big city to the ’burbs doesn’t mean you need to lose your edge. After […]

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