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Genes, memes, temes and decor

Genes, memes, temes and decor

Not to belabor talk of my new den, but I wasn’t kidding when I described the space as opinionated. It knows what it wants, and I’m just carrying out orders. Or at least I considered that idea after recently revisiting Susan Blackmore’s August 22nd New York Times blog post, The Third Replicator. Blackmore, a psychologist […]

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Peacock Feathers: Trend or Omen?

Peacock Feathers: Trend or Omen?

Within a 24 hour period last summer, I spotted fine examples of peacock taxidermy at both artist Gail Potocki’s condo and artist Michele Stone’s house. Not more than a few months later, I marveled about seeing yet another peacock at stylish stylist Martha Muholland’s Wicker Park duplex. Shortly thereafter, I visited Geyer Morford at Schumacher in […]

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Tabletop Contest: And the winner is . . .

Tabletop Contest: And the winner is . . .

Congratulations to Emily, whose tabletop earned 17 votes, slightly edging out Geyer (15 votes) and Jessica (11 votes). Emily wins a copy of Tereasa Surratt’s Country Living book A Very Modest Cottage. (Send me your address Emily). Second and third place contestants Geyer and Jessica win my presence at one of their future dinner parties. And seriously, […]

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This Week: Schumacher (Plus: tabletop entry sneak peek)

This Week: Schumacher (Plus: tabletop entry sneak peek)

My friend Geyer sent me this gorgeous tabletop image, and I couldn’t love it more. Geyer’s tabletop has a traditional foundation, but the accessories make it rock and roll cool. The stunning reflective interior of those black lamp shades adds glamour and sex appeal, and the art adds a very cool, contemporary touch. But I’ve […]

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