Quiet Reflection

Quiet Reflection

Quiet Reflection In this stately New Jersey home, the study’s original design didn’t provide much inspiration for quiet reflection, or any real reason to linger, except for the warmth of the fire. To create a sense of visual warmth, we opted to forgo the paneled library look in favor of a lighter palette of golds, grays, and...
Naïve to Navy

Naïve to Navy

Naïve to Navy Room For a dining room in a stately home outside New York City, new owners asked us to dig up the flowers and plant some drama. Out went the innocent floral wallpaper in favor of a cloak of sophisticated sapphire. A pair of white Asian porcelain figures pops against the rich backdrop, and a White Webb designed mirror lends a touch of sparkle, an exotic flourish, and the perfect conversation starter for delightful...
A Yen for Zen

A Yen for Zen

A Yen for Zen As part of a total rethink of a duplex apartment, we flipped a number of rooms’ functions to improve the home’s flow. Here, we transformed a cramped, outdated kitchen into a luxuriously serene master bathroom.  A Japanese-style soaking tub provides a sculptural focal point and the perfect spot to contemplate the...
Back from the Abyss

Back from the Abyss

Back from the Abyss The ravages of time and some unfortunate renovations had left this turn-of-the-century beauty in a sorry state. To provide an unnecessary view to this duplex’ lower floor, prior owners had erected a half wall in this sitting room, effectively negating seating and turning it into an unfortunate pass-through...
Welcome to 21st Century

Welcome to 21st Century

Welcome to 21st Century This kitchen was spacious by New York City standards, but not exactly space-age when it came to its design.  Untouched since the early 1980s, it was a virtual time-capsule of obsolete technology, and its nondescript white cabinets and wooden counters had seen better days.  To bring things up to modern standards and inject a touch of sophistication, we abandoned white for walnut, wood for golden limestone and a touch of aqua upholstery for fresh...