White Webb Designs Rooms at the Venerable Carlyle Hotel

White Webb Designs Rooms at the Venerable Carlyle Hotel

The Carlyle Hotel, center of urban elegance for more than seven decades, will receive a stylish redo by Matthew White and Frank Webb. Abuzz with the history of Bobby Short, Jackie O and thousands of other luminaries who have passed through its halls, the Carlyle occupies a special place in the top tier of international...
In Praise of Summer Gardens

In Praise of Summer Gardens

Recently, while planning to photograph a client’s home in California, we knew we could rely on the fruit and flowers from the estate’s gardens to enhance the rooms that we had designed. When we arrived for the shoot however, we were not prepared for the garden’s astonishing bounty–verdant courtyards, vine-draped loggias, and fruit-filled orchards displayed a cornucopia of California’s...

The WoW Factor by White Webb: Summertime Drinks

It’s Summertime. Drink it up! Easy to make drinks that look and taste like Summer in a glass When life gives you lemons… Lemonade is the classic summer drink and it’s never better than when made from scratch, so start squeezing! Add sparkling (rather than flat) water and for a surprising twist, put some fresh ginger in a tea ball and let it soak there for a few hours in the...
Reflections of Exoticism

Reflections of Exoticism

When summer rolls around, our thoughts turn to travel–often to exotic locales. But when it is too hot to visit India or China, we can travel by simply using our imagination. Influenced by their alluring artistic history, we are inspired by these fabulous places to create rooms or elements within...