Notes from the Field

skull ceiling from Boston restaurant Lolita Cocina and Tequila Bar

Local Assets: Inspired Ornamental

Favorite project of the six employees at Inspired Ornamental? I am imagining it will be an elaborate crown molding with egg-and-dart detailing, a particularly finely rendered scroll on a corbel, or a petal-inspired ceiling medallion.

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In the Pink!

At this time of year, a quick glance into my closet reveals a palette of black, white, and gray clothing….

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Diary of a Renovation: The Kitchen Reveal

With a crazy shooting and travel schedule in 2015 my effort to keep up with my renovation blog got buried,…

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Swing Along

By Cheryl Katz “Higher, higher, higher,” my son Oliver would squeal as he pumped his little legs furiously. Like the…

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Notes From the Field: All The White Stuff

By Cheryl Katz Within a thirty-day period last winter, 73" of snow fell in Boston. By my somewhat questionable calculations,…

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Coastal California

Dispatch from California: The Coal and Feed

By Cheryl Katz Having spent nearly thirty Augusts in Truro, a town at the tip of Cape Cod, I had…

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Trend Watch: Midcentury Brass by Carl Auböck

By Cheryl Katz Trend watching is a lot like a jig saw puzzle. You start out not quite sure where…

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Mark Sikes Kips Bay

What I Learned at the Kips Bay Decorator Show House Part 1

By Stacy Kunstel I’ve been going to the Kips Bay Decorator Show House in New York for about the past…

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Don’t Judge a Wearer by their Watch

By Cheryl Katz There was a moment when, if you asked someone the time and they replied, “It’s one fifty…

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Artwork Hung with Clips

Interior Design Change Agent

By Cheryl Katz The days are getting longer and the icy banks of soot colored snow are beginning to diminish….

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Eleanor Pritchard Blanket

Snow Day

By Cheryl Katz At the risk of being a bore, let’s review the facts. According to the Boston Globe, CNN,…

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Gold Rush

By Cheryl Katz No matter how practical I try to be 11 months of the year, come December I yearn…

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Hayes Street

Stacy’s Style – Shopping in San Francisco and Closer to Home

Travel seems to be a constant theme in my life and last week it took me to the West Coast…

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The Starck Truth

By Cheryl Katz This was the first piece of “real” furniture my husband Jeffrey and I bought. The year was…

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fall floral arrangement

Summer to Fall Floral Arrangements

By Karin Lidbeck Brent As a floral designer, this is an exciting time of the year when summer gardens and…

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