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Design Rules: Decorate the drawers

Design Rules: Decorate the drawers

For a musical accompaniment, please consider the score  for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film Vertigo. Remember those 80’s anti-drug commercials?  “This is drugs” (sizzling skillet).  “This is your brain on drugs” (egg fries in sizzling skillet).  Well the above image is my bedside table drawer on crazy.  And I like it.  When I was ten or […]

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Guest Post: Figaro Antique’s Summer Newsletter – vive la vie Parisienne!

Guest Post: Figaro Antique’s Summer Newsletter – vive la vie Parisienne!

Next time you visit Vintage Pine, Antiques and Interiors or the Andersonville Galleria, please stop by the always delightful Figaro Antiques.  Owner Jeanne Steen has assembled a lovely selection of one-of-a-kind products, including furniture, tabletop and vintage fashion illustrations.  Also check out her Monopoly money uncut sheets (below), a product which is now worth more […]

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Studio Tour: Don Seiden (Artist, Educator, Author)

Studio Tour: Don Seiden (Artist, Educator, Author)

Tomorrow I’m posting Don and Jackie’s Open House.  Don and Jackie are among the most fascinating couples I’ve spent time with, and their home among the most interesting I’ve visited.  There’s so much to see that I’m splitting the tour into three or four parts starting today with Don’s studio.  If you’d like to hear […]

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Interview: Artist Sharon Bladholm on Activism, Ecology and Documenting a Changing World

Interview: Artist Sharon Bladholm on Activism, Ecology and Documenting a Changing World

I recently had the pleasure to interview Sharon Bladholm for a piece that will appear in the upcoming Spring issue of CS Interiors; as it turns out, we both love to talk and our digressions were just as interesting as the topic at hand.  Sharon’s interest in the ecology, the environment and accompanying scientists on […]

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