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Roundup!

Roundup!

Recently I’ve been kind of obsessed with Lindsey Adelman Studios and their fantastic lighting collection. If you don’t have 15 big ones to drop on one of their custom chandeliers, Lindsey Adelman Studio has posted detailed instructions for several fixtures on their website. Best of all, the parts needed to construct the stylish pieces can be […]

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Colorful Kitchens?

Colorful Kitchens?

When it was time to choose the finishes for my own kitchen remodel, I ignored my instinct (and lifelong desire) for a gorgeous traditional white kitchen in favor of light cherry cabinets and gray quartz counter tops. What can I say?  I was seduced by a Home Depot model, and frankly, all the white cabinets […]

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Interior designer Steven Gambrel’s emerald green gamble (as seen in Elle Decor)

Interior designer Steven Gambrel’s emerald green gamble (as seen in Elle Decor)

Context can turn a “no thanks” into a “pretty please.”  If you don’t believe me, check out the emerald green sofa and ottoman Steven Gambrel used in the living room of the Southampton estate featured in Elle Decor’s excellent January / February 2010 issue.  Determining the aesthetic value of any given design element can be […]

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Open House: Leo Designs’ ultra-mod project (PLUS! A call to action!)

Open House: Leo Designs’ ultra-mod project (PLUS! A call to action!)

The new Chicago Home + Garden’s on newsstands now, and it’s a terrific issue that includes the Best of 2010 Design Guide, a colorful and sophisticated apartment designed by Nate Berkus and a project that’s very near and dear to Leo Designs co-founder Stephanie Wirth’s heart – her house.  Stephanie, who negotiated full decorating control […]

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