Archive for the ‘Accessories’ Category

One of the kings of eclectic style, Philippe Starck, has collaborated with Bettis-Tarazu Architects along with YOO, to bring this 56 story hotel to life with vibrant color and a striking mélange of styles to Panama. Personal favorites include the marble chairs, the tree ceiling, and that fantastic escalator area. Images via


If you are moving into a new space and cannot decide or agree on color schemes, black and white throughout is the perfect solution. This home shows the right way to achieve a warm and comfortable ambience with the use of varying textures, finishes, and small color accents, along with a mix of modern and […]


Dirk-Jan Kinet

25Sep14

I am deeply in love with this home of designer Dirk-Jan Kinet, located in Mexico City, where old world charm meets mid-century modern and a riot of color ensues. Recently featured in the Spanish Architectural Digest, the spaces are mostly deliciously dark and moody but are relieved by splashes of pinks, oranges, yellows, and blues. […]


Pal + Smith

18Sep14

From the entry to the backyard this home is a perfect example of how to achieve “flow” or an overall cohesive design plan . Design firm Pal + Smith used the color palette of aqua, green, and brown and then accented with pops of yellow. Note how you will see different combinations of the scheme […]


I recently revisited some gorgeous lighting fixtures and furnishings by designer Marjorie Skouras and decided to delve deeper into her style. Boy, was I blown away. She obviously has no fear in her design choices and her own house is crazy good with color and whimsy. After passing through the damask door (love!!) you are greeted […]


We had a great turnout for our own little charity event, the “Shop With Heart” Trunk Show, at the store this weekend. Kate Halaris, a local ambassador for Noonday Collection, presented truly beautiful and unique jewelry made by global artisans. The pieces were quite popular among our guests who happily placed many orders. Noonday Collection is a wonderful […]


We are loving this wildly eclectic home located in Fremantle, WA and belonging to Matthew Lucas. Lucas has a background in both “niche retail” and theater and that work has taken him all over the world and led to this wonderful collection displayed most artfully in his home. On an interesting note, Lucas developed a […]