Designer Profile: Steve Kadlec

Steve is a registered architect with over 25 years’ experience in residential architecture and interior design. His past projects have developed his sensitivity toward contemporary contextual design, and over the years, he has refined a body of work that transcends a singular style, reflecting the essence of his clients. How did you discover your passion…

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Things We Love: November

As the air turns chilly and the days get shorter, we’re all about surrounding ourselves in the most colorful and eye-catching finds out there: festive diamonds? Check! Bright and cheery table lamps? Check! A surprising and inspiring Insta feed all about Pantone colors IRL? Check, check, check! Vibrant Vase Giotto Stoppino was an Italian architect…

Sarah Sherman Samuel Shops Vintage with Sotheby’s Home

Designer Sarah Sherman Samuel is known for her ability to combine different styles to create a distinctive spaces. This year, she was part of the team that completed a top-to-bottom renovation of a mid-century house for actress/singer Mandy Moore. The project was the perfect example of Sarah’s ability to infuse vintage pieces into a space…

Q&A with Russell Brightwell

From architect-designed tableware to nearly impossible-to-find fashion and design collaborations, Russell Brightwell’s pieces are a reflection of his lifetime of collecting and ever-evolving taste and interests. Shop his collection now on Sotheby’s Home. Can you remember the piece or pieces that first set you on the path to collecting, and why they spoke to you?…

Q&A With David Monn

Event planner extraordinaire David Monn has been crafting celebrations for decades, counting the Guggenheim and the New York Public Library among his impressive roster of clients. From fabulous functions to gorgeous galas, he’s the man behind the exquisitely detailed and elaborately designed tablescapes that leave guests in awe. Take a cue from one of Monn’s…

Spotlight On Tori Mellott, Style Director at Schumacher 1889

You’ve just started working again with your mentor, Dara Caponigro, Schumacher’s Creative Director. What are you most looking forward to about working with her? Dara is someone I’ve admired for a very long time. Even before we started working together at Elle Décor, and then Domino, I would pour over the stories she produced, and…

Q&A With Flower Girl NYC

We’ll admit—we have a bit of a crush on Flower Girl’s Denise Porcaro. The stylish New Yorker opened her shop on the Lower East Side in 2004, and has been fashioning floral arrangements for the likes of Vogue, Chanel, Gap, and Coach ever since. And when it comes to decorating, Porcaro’s a pro. A background…