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Deeda Blair: On the bureau plat is a potted tole flower by Carmen Almon, a white faience camellia by Clare Potter and a real white peony.

The Elegance of Conviction

Deeda Blair: On the bureau plat is a potted tole flower by Carmen Almon, a white faience camellia by Clare Potter and a real white peony.

carolina herrera,  zebra console, zebra sofa table, black  and white x bench

Interior Design Blog - Design, Art, Travel, Style Inspiration | La Dolce Vita Blog

La Dolce Vita is a design blog featuring interior design ideas & inspiration, art, travel and style curated by Paloma Contreras.

John Saladino ▇  #Home #Bedroom #Design #Decor - IrvineHomeBlog - Irvine, California

it's all your fault...

Yes, that's right, it is all your fault. I asked your opinion about re-decorating my home and most of you said that I should leave it alone. Don't get me wrong, I think you are right, but that led to the following decision: I think it's time to design a...

Palo y Pelota

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Old company replaced our unit with this, knowing it was out-dated and about to become obsolete. However, even if it is brand new and working properly, whether or not an HVAC system, heater or air...

Design Daily - John Saladino Feature

~l&l is about a lifestyle...a way of looking at and moving through life. Home•Garden•Travel –sources, ideas, images and musings. —Welcome!

Douglas Mackie Marylebone flat | House & Garden

Douglas Mackie's deeply sophisticated Marylebone flat

After restoring the Georgian details to this Marylebone flat, its interior-decorator owner, Douglas Mackie, added furniture with a French bias and twentieth-century art to create an elegant, sophisticated ensemble.

Dolores Del Rio House | Cedric Gibbons: Art Deco Man by matthew c. hoffman | Screen Deco

Cedric Gibbons: Art Deco Man by matthew c. hoffman

“The decorating craze touched off by Our Dancing Daughters was unprecedented. Households began aping (Cedric) Gibbons’s use of such elements as venetian blinds, dancing figurines, and i…

David Easton ~ La Route, 1875, by Paul Cézanne is above a French demilune console in the entrance hall.

David Easton ~ La Route, 1875, by Paul Cézanne is above a French demilune console in the entrance hall.

Is the Emperor Drunk on Pantone's Marsala or What? - laurel home | John Saladino | not marsala, but a fine cognac! :]

Is the Emperor Drunk on Pantone’s Marsala or What?

Sorry if I'm beating a dead drunk horse, but there has been such a shitestorm in the interior design community on social media regarding Pantone's Marsala--- the IT color for 2015. If you missed my recent post on the Pantone color of the year for 2015, you can see it here.In the…

John Saladino Apartment

9 Stylish Daybeds We Can't Stop Dreaming About

Take a seat — or better yet, a siesta — on a stylish daybed perfectly designed for next-level lounging. Whether you’re dreaming of a bohemian perch with touches of rattan or a handsome leather lounger, we rounded up nine daybeds we want in our homes, stat. Kicking back has never looked so good.

Who’s responsible for this wonderful set design? Van Nest Polglase, supervising art director at RKO. Born in Brooklyn, he studied architecture and interior design in NY before moving into film design.  Eventually he moved west to Hollywood where he joined RKO in 1932 bringing glamour to the beauty-starved audiences of the Depression.  t’s interesting that stripes and plaids were generously used to decorate masculine quarters in many films from this era.

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The bachelor apartment is the real star of this film, not William Powell or Ginger Rogers. It’s interesting that stripes and plaids (refer to my...

The Peak of Chic®: An Early Thirties Set Piece

An Early Thirties Set Piece

Of skincare maven Helena Rubinstein's homes, much has been documented. I've seen photos of her avant-garde Paris apartment as well as her Manhattan abode. But what about the homes of Rubinstein's great rival, Elizabeth Arden? Other than images of her Irish castle, which was decorated by Tony Duquette, I've seen nary a photo to indicate how she lived back home in New York City. That is, until last week, when I found these 1933 photos of her Manhattan apartment. My heart skipped a beat…

Le destin de la conversation dépend de trois choses ...

Les époques déteignent sur les hommes qui les traversent . Honoré de Balzac Jean-Michel Frank ... Dieu protège les r...