Tag Archives: mid-century modern

Used-Furniture Trove in Midtown Manhattan

HIGH ON MY LIST of things to accomplish this winter, somewhere between “Buy house” and “Update password list” (now 8 typewritten pages long), was “New clothing storage for bedroom.” I had already winnowed as much as I dared, but my … Continue reading

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Palm Springs Redux

MY WHIRLWIND TRIP TO PALM SPRINGS on assignment for Endless Vacation magazine took place the week before last, though it seems forever ago. I’ve been bouncing around since — from Long Island, where I packed up two-thirds of my furnishings … Continue reading

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Palm Springs Weekdays

The discreet 9-room Hideaway, my Palm Springs home for three nights GOOD MORNING from Palm Springs, California, where I am, instead of the woman taking yard waste to the dump or running to catch the Flatbush Avenue bus, a minor … Continue reading

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The Insider: Victorian Meets Mid-Century Modern

THIS WEEK, “The Insider,” my every-Thursday column on Brownstoner.com, features a duplex apartment in an 1850s Brooklyn brownstone that takes a mad romp around the color wheel, combining furnishings ranging from Victoriana (hers) to mid-century modern (his). To see more … Continue reading

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Lighting My Cottage Bathroom

TIME WAS, you could turn up a great Art Deco lighting fixture at a flea market for $3, but you’d have to look long and hard, and maybe re-wire. I’m thinking of something like the one at left. We do … Continue reading

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Atlantic Avenue’s Newest: Bright Lyons

Eames rockers, Danish ant chairs at Bright Lyons ATLANTIC AVENUE LIVES. There’s been a flurry of activity recently, including the avenue’s latest store, the month-old Bright Lyons, in a sleek new storefront between Hoyt and Bond. The focus is on … Continue reading

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My Bedroom Wall Color Revealed!

FOR THOSE WHO THOUGHT I might never make a decision about what color to paint the bedroom in my Prospect Heights garden floor-through (and I admit I was among those who thought it), I’m relieved to report that the day … Continue reading

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