Friday, April 27, 2012

Eclectic Studio

We're currently designing a studio apartment for a client in NYC. As you can imagine, space is tight, but we think it can be a gem. Here are some ideas we're playing with...

1. Venetian mirror for the entranceway
2. Antique scatter rug for the living area
3. 19th century Empire secretary for desktop and shelving
4. Hazel settee from Jayson Home & Garden (a full size couch is too tight)
5. Early blanket chest for coffee table
6. Additional scatter rug for the living area
7. 1902's industrial dresser

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Dark Doings

1- Queen Anne Mirror, circa 1740, in undisturbed condition at W.A Smith
2- George de Forest Brush, Mother and Child at the Corcoran
3- 19th Century Horsehair covered settee via Liveauctioneers
4- George de Forest Brush, Mrs. Brush
5- NH School Maple Slant top desk at W.A Smith

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The East Village & Wesley Anderegg

While waiting for an appointment in the East Village yesterday, we were captivated by a sliver of pipes and facade that had escaped renovation. The gatoring paint in countless generations created a staggering surface that reminded us of a Twombly painting, old painted furniture that we hold so dear and, of course, Wesley Anderegg's work.

 Wesley Anderegg, Walking the Dog

 Wesley Anderegg, Rain

Wesley Anderegg, Hand

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Heart of a Home

Now that work has begun on our kitchen we are obsessed with looking for inspiration...

1. Still Life, Glenn Smith
2. Aga cooker in Claret
3. Zani & Zani pot in matte black
4. Still Life with Apples, David Brownlow
5. 19th century French wine tasting table
6. Delft tiles by Douglas Watson Studio

Monday, April 23, 2012

Faces in Tribeca

We love Tribeca and during a recent walk around, we found ourselves making eye contact with a couple beautiful women...

Friday, April 20, 2012


1. 1880's Tintype via Cowan's
2. Collection of Bats with Early Corked Bat at Robert Edward Auctions
3. Early Lemon Peel Ball at Cowan's
4. 1897 Cabinet Card of Alma, Colorado Club at Cowan's
5. Early Catcher's Mask via Sports Memorabilia Museum
6. Scan of an Old Judge Card
7. From the William Greenspon collection sold at Skinner
8. Tintype of Twin Players via Cowan's

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Boys Will be Boys

1. Boy with upholsterer's hammer daguerreotype circa 1850
2. Kristen Bucking interior
3. Chris Wehrfritz daguerreotype
5. Boy holding a block of ice ambrotype