I am shooting in Zacatecas Mexico and we had the pleasure of shooting in this amazing old hacienda over easter.
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Mary Cooper is an extraordinary colorist. I was shooting her house in the late spring in New Orleans. She lives in this turn of the century bargeboard house that sits at the edge of the devastation of the 9th ward. Her street is dotted with the x marked abandoned homes ravaged by Katrina. Her place is fabulous! Humble architecturally, crude craftmanship in places have been transformed into modern, chic ecclectisism. Her stylistic perspective resides somewhere between shaker, early colonial americana, traditional japanese and organic modern. The mix of found objects, the limited resources have culminated into a space that is warm yet mercilessly edited. The almost monastic and austere decor is completely juxtaposed with interesting , suprising and unlikely color combinations. The paint finishes are flat and harmonious with a twist. warm pumpkin and ochre with an infusion of tuquoise lifts the palette in a way that only a real sophisicated eye could know. Her choices are considered and true to her overall vision.
Posted in architecture, art, color, craftmanship, design, fabulous finds, green, green design, interior, newyork, organic, photography, style, travel, Uncategorized, what's new, tagged decorator on January 18, 2009| 1 Comment »
Mr. Fabulous! Was just contracted to do the interior of the White House! This of course is the project of a lifetime!!! Take a look at some of Mr. Smith’s interiors.
I have a wonderful friend , Johnny Machado who is a style maven, man about town, and total fabulouso! Last year he took on the project of turning a 400 square foot apt. in Manhattan into a stylish, chic, little jewel of a space. His trick, keep all surfaces shiny and reflective, with the exception of his upholstered pieces, and WHITE , WHITE, WHITE!!! Look for yourself.