Basquiat imagery on The Skateroom's skate decks.

MoMA Design Store Spring Debuts

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During the preview of the new spring arrivals of the MoMA Design Store several weeks ago, I enjoyed touring the new offerings with Chay Costello, the assistant director of merchandising for the store. I was impressed with how knowledgeable she was about all of the products, not a surprise given the staff in charge of acquiring […]

Justin Shaulis Holiday House NYC Space, a gallery scene

Gallery Hopping in Miami (in NYC)

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Several weeks ago, I attended the press preview and opening gala of the Holiday House NYC. The array of rooms presented a wave of sensory pleasure as I ambled through the spaces created by some of the top designers in the United States. One of adroyt’s pals, Justin Shaulis, was among these visionaries; and as […]

Holly Golightly Whistles on the adroyt blog

Holly Golightly Furnishes Her Townhouse

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There’s a candid scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s during which Holly Golightly, portrayed so engagingly by Audrey Hepburn, navigates her tiny New York City apartment as she schools her neighbor Paul (a very handsome George Peppard) on the vicissitudes of angst. She cuddles Cat, pours milk into a champagne glass and places the needle on her […]

Yoko Ono receives award for Imagine

Imagine All Connected

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Today is the first of the 2012 Let’s Blog Off skirmishes, the question being “What are you looking forward to in the new year?” We imagine all connected, and no one has put forth the sentiment more poignantly than John Lennon (though what he would have thought about social media remains a mystery)!   Imagine […]

Total Design by Clodagh on adroyt blog

Clodagh: Home as an Expression of Grace

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In her first book Total Design: Contemplate, Cleanse, Clarify and Create Your Personal Spaces, Clodagh introduced her sensually rich take on aesthetics to a broader audience than she had previously had. Chapters in the book include “The Senses and Physical Space,” “The Power of Nostalgia,” The Music of Solitude: Creativity, Privacy and Retreat,” and “Fantasy […]