Country Pursuits

Country Pursuits

Not long ago I joined the Hamlet Committee in my hamlet of Hillsdale, New York. One of the missions of the committee is to help beautify our historic, little town. Within a week of my joining the committee, I read in a local paper that the veterans were raising money for a new memorial to be placed near the town...
White Webb’s Intaglio Launches at Tom Swope Gallery

White Webb’s Intaglio Launches at Tom Swope Gallery

Matthew White and Frank Webb are excited to announce that their Intaglio collection will now be represented on the east coast at Tom Swope Gallery in Hudson, New York. The Intaglio collection, a much-heralded furniture and decorative objects collection, utilizes hyper-enlarged antique engravings to create strikingly graphic pieces, which reflect White Webb’s unique blend of classicism and...
My “Entrance” into the World of Design

My “Entrance” into the World of Design

When I was around eleven, my parents bought an old farmhouse on five acres, directly behind the trailer park where I was born. It was my dream come true—a house without wheels! We planted a large orchard and an enormous vegetable garden, and we also started to raise chickens and...
Can’t Stand the Heat?

Can’t Stand the Heat?

Photo: Art Gray Despite the age-old adage, the kitchen is often a welcome refuge from summer’s scorching heat. Where better to cut open a big, juicy watermelon, squeeze some fresh lemonade or cool your heels by walking barefoot on some beautiful tile or stone? No matter what’s cooking, we designed these sunny kitchens so they always manage to keep their...