aka: seagrass studio (a craftyass artist with a few ideas) "Remember, for every person who deems your project crap, there is another person who hasn’t seen it. The only person you have to please is yourself, and what do you know about art?" - Amy Sedaris
An Alexander Calder mobile hangs in the corner of a Manhattan living room alongside canvases and a work on paper by Jean-Michel Basquiat. The apartment was renovated by architect Annabelle Selldorf with Francis D’Haene of D’Apostrophe Design.
This year might require us to all get a bit more organized thanks to the open-shelving trend. It's a seriously chic way to display kitchenware. One rule of thumb: keep it cohesive with minimal dinnerware; this is not a trend that favors an eclectic mix.
A Beastie Boy Kind of Living New York Times recently paid a visit to the founding member of Beastie Boys, Mike Diamond. The music icon lives with his wife and two sons in a freshly converted Brooklyn Townhouse. To get a peak into Diamonds home, go here.
In the library of a Boston residence renovated by architect Dell Mitchell and decorated by Thad Hayes, André Dubreuil lanterns top the mantel; the ceiling fixtures are Seguso, and the Edward Wormley sofas are covered in a Larsen fabric.
Laura Santos's Contemporary Manhattan Townhouse features a beautiful dining room with walls covered in a De Gournay wallpaper. Hervé Van der Straeten light fixtures from Ralph Pucci International hang above a BDDW table and a suite of Paul Frankl chairs.