Archive for January, 2009

I stumbled upon a great post on the Kitchn (a sister site to Apartment Therapy) featuring spiral wine cellars for the home accessible through a trap door. The images are fantastic and the idea of a little wine cellar just below your feet speaks to the romantic in me. Using the earth as a natural […]


I recently came across the November edition of French Elle Decoration. You can purchase an international subscription on Amazon.com for about $90 US and its worth every penny. Beautiful photos, great design ideas and unusual resources make it a “must have” on my list. It is in French, so if you can’t read the basics […]


Studio Italia, a Venetian lighting company, specializes in contemporary lamps of all types. One of my favorites is this BLOW desk lamp. The lamp is encased within clear crystal bubble and the direction of light is adjusted via two magnets (how fun!). They also offer interesting sconces, floor lamps and suspended fixtures. Visit their site […]


This summer, Interior Design highlighted Selvage One. Housed in a West Loop warehouse, this shop is a mélange of beautiful antiques, salvaged architectural pieces and interesting accessories… the perfect resource for those unusual pieces you are looking for to round out your space. See the full article (here) and some beautiful photos below, courtesy of […]


The Benjamin Moore website is a great resource for designers (and the general public too!). The company has made it easy to search for paint colors and order sample sheets in a range of sizes. Samples ship the same day, so there is no long wait time. They also offer online continuing education classes. Some […]