Interior Design

Join Me in the Moderne Boudoir?

For those looking for the perfect wall hanging to accompany modern furniture in a 1930s home or apartment, the masterpieces were to be found in Paris. The enviable settings in a classic art deco manner shown here come from the Essex catalog (1934–35) printed by Dehon & Cie.

Today's Obsession: Luxury is Relative

We’re in downtown L.A. For the next few days, doing a lightning round of meetings for new business. We’re staying at this awesome little hostel called Stay, which really strikes me as a shift in the notions of what luxury actually means. The place is a redevelopment of a dive called the Cecil, a...

Embarking on Permanent Design

I just finished designing a salon and gallery in San Francisco called The Pretty Pretty Collective. It turned out absolutely amazing, the owner did a ton of the physical labor herself and with the help of friends which allowed mountains to be moved. Every person involved gave it her all and it really shows....

MoMA Collects Lustig

On Tuesday night, Elaine Lustig Cohen was invited to discuss the collection of Alvin Lustig materials in the Museum of Modern Art’s Library and Museum Archives. It was as much a celebration of Elaine‘s significance to the history of design as it was for the book we co-authored, Born Modern: The Life and Design...