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  • True Brit

    True Brit
    "A bit of work" is a legendary expression in the home design world, where renovations get bigger and timelines get longer with the same certainty that the sun rises and sets. Those were the very words Stephen Honeyball used with his design team, James...
  • Jonathan Togo doesn't follow a script when it comes to home design

    Jonathan Togo, the 33-year-old actor who returns to "CSI: Miami" as investigator Ryan Wolfe when the new season premieres Oct. 3, is bemused by the celebrity real estate racket. Instead of buying into the hype that he needs more house, more furnishings...
  • The Look for Less: Arne Jacobsen's Egg chair hatches imitations

     
    Designed for the Royal SAS Hotel in Copenhagen, Arne Jacobsen's 1958 Egg chair is perhaps the most sensuous and organic modern interpretation of the classic wing chair. To his upholstered foam and fiberglass, the Danish architect added functionality and...
  • The Look for Less: Blu Dot vs. Crate & Barrel tables

     
    On a recent spin through Crate & Barrel, the $999 Walker table had a long, lean look that stopped me dead in my tracks. Surely, this was a ripoff of the $1,099 Strut table that furniture maker Blu Dot launched......
  • The Look for Less: Heath Ceramics vs. Noritake Colorwave dinnerware

     
    Sausalito ceramist Edith Heath (1911-2005) created the Coupe line of dishes, a 1948 design for stoneware plates, bowls and accessories that grew in popularity and, in the 1960s, became symbols of Northern California modernism. The shapes were simple,...
  • The Deal: Deep discounts on Danish design at DK Vogue's closeout sale

     
    Well, there's good news and bad news. Bad news first: After April 28, you'll no longer be able to view six one-of-a-kind reinterpretations of Arne Jacobsen's Series 7 chairs, including the version by London fashion designer Paul Smith, above, decorated......
  • Set decoration: the fashionable world of 'Jane by Design'

     
    Youthful touches and colorful accents brighten the industrial interiors of the fictional Donovan Decker fashion house in the ABC Family series "Jane by Design," which airs it Season 1 finale Tuesday night. Production designer Greg Grande created sets that...
  • Cappellini hits sweet spot with Candy table, Lace lamp

     
    Giulio Cappellini is the artistic director of Cappellini, the Italian funriture manufacturer known for over 30 years for discovering and producing works by cutting-edge international designers such as Jasper Morrison, Marcel Wanders and the Bouroullec and...
  • The fair chair

    The  fair chair
    Some gals go for jewelry. Judith Miller goes for chairs. "I can never come home from researching a book project without one, but they're getting harder to sneak into the house without my husband catching on," admits this British antique maven and...
  • Small-space living by design

    Though he is still crawling, 9-month-old Thurston Conder takes about 10 seconds to have the run of the house. It's not that he's exceptionally fast; he just doesn't have that far to roam. Thurston shares 380 square feet with his mom and dad, Kelly Breslin...
  • Book review: 'In the Company of Angels' by Thomas E. Kennedy

    Book review: 'In the Company of Angels' by Thomas E. Kennedy
    According to recent surveys, the Danes, with their socialist monarchy, carpe diem atheism and boisterous birth rates, are the happiest people on the planet. Just don't try telling this to Thomas E. Kennedy. His ensnaring, original novel, "In the Company...
  • At Brock Galerie, original condition is in

    Brock Galerie owners Cameron Smith, above left, and Tom Kurthy are not graduates of the refinishing school of modern furniture. "We like to find things in a weathered state and not mess with it," Smith says. "Leaving something in its original condition is...