Sonia Delaunay – Musee’ d’Art Moderne

I was so lucky to catch the Sonia Delaunay exhibit at the Musee’ d’Art Moderne while I was in Paris. She was a painter, textile, costume and set designer in the early 20th century, and an incredible colorist.







New wallpaper from Nobilis


Room set ups at Nobilis





Room set up at Nobilis




Winter 2015 Deco Off in Paris






Rue Bonaparte dressed up for Deco Off with giant lampshades made by each showroom. It was so cold in Paris, but the warm light coming from the showroom interiors and the lovely textiles within made it so cozy.


Luxe 2015 Gold List

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Raoul Textiles photo shoot

raoul_seats_v1Last week, Sally McQuillan and her crew came over and took photos for their new website in my studio. The beautiful chairs above are covered in Secret Garden and Lei fabrics. The Forest Table is also available at the Raoul store in Santa Barbara.


raoul_display_v1A chair in Flame Stitch sits next to my cabinet filled with treasures from Raoul Textiles.raoul_sitee_v1

My 19th century Viennese settee is covered in Lamak from Raoul.


window_v1Now we are next door at The Salvage Company, a wonderful place full of found-object treasures. The ottoman is upholstered in Royal Palm, and the pillow is Mira.

raoul_chair_v1In the architectural carved wood, window and door section, three Raoul pillows are done in Rita, Suriname and Puck.


A chair in Flame Stitch sits in front of a large landscape painting in the Salvage Company.


raoul_chairs_art_v1The Alcott chairs are covered in Java with pillows in Boris.

Church of San Pietro in Cherasco, Italy

Cherasco is a Medieval hill town in Piemonte, Italy. This church, dedicated to San. Pietro, was built between the 12th and 13th centuries and altered during the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Gianni Vallino lamps

Some of Gianni’s incredibly beautiful lamps.

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Embroidery from Holland and Sherry

These are examples of the embroidery program at Holland and Sherry.

Completely divine.

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The Mission San Miguel

This is the interior of the Mission San Miguel in San Miguel, California. Read more →