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Haunting Beauty

Some Places Are Like People. Some Shine… And Some Don’t.

Style Never Gets Old – The Iconic Iris Apfel

One of today’s most current and unexpected style icons says that her mother “worshipped at the altar of the accessory” and thus she “got the bug.”

Sublimely Surreal

To live within the realm of the absurd, the unconscious, the surreal, is to live in a state of wonder. Spending time in environments like these makes us feel alive.


Paula Hayes is the “high priestess” of terrariums,most famous for her exquisite, high-end,ethereal artforms flourishing in organically shaped, handblown glass vessels.


The Feature Furnishing

All your attention grabbing accessory or piece of furniture needs is room to shine.

Woodsy, Woodsier, Woodsiest

Indulgently Dark and Sexy.

Jimmy Choo stiletto shoe founder Tamara Mellon’s luxe Upper East Side New York apartment.


It’s Good To Be A Kid

We’ve gathered some inspirational photos for you to flip through. Have fun. That’s what your kids would want you to do anyway.

A Sparkling Diamond

The mother of a Beastie Boy is pushing interior design boundaries like we’ve never seen. We have to say, she’s crafty.

Lush and Lavish. Livingetc.

Every issue is fresh, vibrant and colorful. We are totally inspired by the Brits.

Dark and Lovely

Dark walls have this tendency to render people stultified with fear. As a designer, I’ve learned a thing or two about what they can accomplish for a space.

Nomada Magica

Paola Navone is a quixotic genius. Her soul overflows with flavors, textures and colors from the East contrasted with forms and structures of the West.

Shades of Green

Mr. Shanley has had a lifelong fascination with color and its ability to elicit responses and reminiscences. The specific shade he chooses is closely tied to his emotional state-of-mind at the time, be it an unsettling acid green or a vigorous kelly green.

House Plants

The Impact of Black and White

As a designer, I have long believed in the value of a little black and a little white in every room.  I’ve often said every room should have a bit of one or the other or both.  As I’ve matured, I have come to appreciate black and white in a deeper, more meaningful way. Black […]

White Brite

Collecting is a wonderful pastime, but some of us minimalists might find the collections of “stuff” a bit overwhelming.

A Summer of Excellence.

Metropolitan Home’s “Cool Summer Issue” this July/August is full of substance, particularly architectural and innovative.