Author Archives: William A.

This Traditional Kitchen with Rustic Touches is the Best of Both Worlds — Why it Works


What’s your style? Maybe you’re someone who has trouble encapsulating that in just a few words. You know what you like when you see it, but the things you’re drawn to are all across the decor spectrum, not fitting perfectly into any one aesthetic. You’re a mixer. You like the unexpectedness of bringing together disparate and contrasting styles. If that’s

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This Floral Designer Is Turning NYC Trash Cans Into Gorgeous Bouquets


Ordinarily, city trash cans are strictly regarded as pungent eyesores, but an artistic beautification initiative led by New York designer Lewis Miller aims to change that perception. Instead of bins overflowing with garbage, Miller has filled NYC trash cans with huge colorful bouquets, creating one of the most beautiful and unique flower arranging ideas we’ve ever seen. As part of

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Joshua McFadden’s Cucumber Salad


I want to jump in here to highlight a ringer of a cucumber salad. There were four recipe contenders in the cucumber section of the book I’m going to reference, and if the other three are as good as this, it’s going to be a very cu-centric summer. The salad. It’s crisp and refreshing, beautiful, and surprisingly substantial. The main

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An Airy East Village Living Room That is Bright and Baby Friendly — Professional Project


Project by: Samantha Gore of Samantha Gore Interiors + Design Location: East Village —New York, New York Samantha Gore was tasked with adding some flair to her client’s living room, keeping in mind the demands of the family’s newest addition. Baby-friendly and bright, the living room shows off the family’s considerable art collection without a stuffy gallery feel. Textures mix

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