Boutique Hotel Pick – The Williamsburg Hotel – New York

I am not a fan of standard hotels – which mostly cater to business travelers.  I prefer unique, artsy, small properties with a character bigger than the square feet of the lobby.  And I always start with the bathroom decor, and work my way to the room and views.  So, I think The Williamsburg Hotel […]

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Decor: Recent Minimalist Likes

When we downsized from a 5-bedroom home to a studio apartment in San Francisco, I decided to get rid of everything and start over again. Picking furniture pieces that were simple, functional and naturally aesthetically pleasing. Although I am at the moment satisfied with how our space looks, I can’t help but feel the need […]

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Decor: Inspired By The Clothes You Wear

I have at times considered transforming a room with colors from my wardrobe. But when I mention the idea to friends and family, they simply stare at me as if I was weird or something. I mean why not? Use the same color palate from an outfit  to a room decor? Case in point:

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Boutique Hotel Pick – 1 Hotel – New York

In San Francisco most buildings or hotels being renovated are considering going the eco-friendly route, and I do appreciate the concept of it because I am an advocate of green. So it was nice to see this article about the CEO of Starwood Hotels taking measures to recreate the company owned properties focused on sustainability […]

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Decor: Finding Ideas In The Most Interesting Places

While searching for unique light fixture ideas  here  for a few remodels I will be working on early next year, I found myself pleasantly sidetracked with The SchoolHouse Electric Instagram site here. Listing below my favorite finds.

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minimalist in design and decor

I love a minimalist decor and design, a home organized in everything earth-toned and natural. With a pop of color here and there.  I find it aesthetically pleasing to the eye, and most definitely calming from a stressful day at work, and the outdoor-city living chaos. See here what I mean:

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decor: for the loft in you

More and more I’ve been wanting to streamline my home. I downgraded five years ago from a five bedroom two-story in the country to a studio in the city-San Francisco. I made the transition, at the time, not sure where I wanted to live, besides Paris. Since I couldn’t get it together fast enough, I […]

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designing lunch get-together in a home with outdoor space

I live in San Francisco, and the weather as we all know it, is very unpredictable especially since I live by the ocean. Planning to do anything outdoors weeks or days in advance doesn’t really work for our type of weather. But I have to say, I envy those who can plan such an event, […]

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