Friday, September 14, 2007
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Habitually Chic: I Heart Gilles Mendel:
"A little while back, I saw two small photos of bachelor Gilles Mendel's apartment and was dying to see more. Luckily for me, the October 2007 issue of Elle Decor has a whole spread dedicated to the designer and CEO of J. Mendel, his family's company that was founded in 1870. Talk about chic!"
Gilles' friend and interior designer Alan Tanksley had a hand in creating the "tailored and pared down environment" for the man who is not quite a minimalist but who also doesn't want be bombarded with excessive visual clutter after he leaves the office.
"An English Regency dresser is flanked by 18th-century chairs and topped off with a Lucite and chrome flea market lamp. "Habitually Chic: Give Me Libertine or Give Me Death!:
This is an excerpt from an insightfully observant article analyzing Johnson Hartig's Home Decor sensibilities today and 5 years ago.
We've had a million calls asking us if we could provide lusting lucite lovers with a table like the one on the cover of Domino Magazine this month.
Yes we can.
aaron r thomas
These spaces by Cindy Greene and Johnson Hartig of Libertine exemplify the liberating, rebellious, happy-chic side of transitional style.
Trust Your Style: February 2006:
"Decorating Delight I've got redecorating on the brain and this photo from Graham and Green had a bunch of stuff I've been wanting, including the bubble stem lamp, the lucite chair, mirrored 30s furniture, and the retro radio."