Tag Archives: chandelier
Open House: Stu and Cecilia’s Edgewater flat (a Johnson / Soler project)

Open House: Stu and Cecilia’s Edgewater flat (a Johnson / Soler project)

Last fall, I received an e-mail from Rebecca Otto, a designer at Johnson / Soler, about one of the firm’s recent projects, a kitchen / dining renovation in a vintage Edgewater condo. Hey, that’s my neighborhood, I thought. The attached photos revealed a sleek, chic and stylish entertainment area that makes good use of a […]

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The Urban Entertainer: Dave and Jeremy’s Dinner Party and the Art of Urban Magic (Plus!  Entertaining Tips)

The Urban Entertainer: Dave and Jeremy’s Dinner Party and the Art of Urban Magic (Plus! Entertaining Tips)

Last weekend I attended a dinner party hosted by former Open House star, interior designer and vintage furniture expert Dave Hopkins and his boyfriend Jeremy, and I was just obliterated by his creativity, ingenuity and refined aesthetic.  As you may recall, Dave doesn’t have a dining room and no real private outdoor space suitable for […]

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This Week: Smythson Yeats and the Case of the European Bounty

This Week: Smythson Yeats and the Case of the European Bounty

Smythson Yeats owner Dick Rosen just received the container of goodies he bought during his recent European shopping trip (so help me God, if he complains about his job, I’m puttin’ my dukes up).   Take a look at this gorgeous antique buffet that was spirited out of a Paris flat (above), one of two priced […]

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