Category: Interior Design

Public, “The People’s Hotel” Opens its doors in The Lower East Side

Luxury for the masses. That’s what PUBLIC (with its $150 per night entry price point on rooms) the new hotel by the man who pioneered the boutique hotel concept, Ian Schragger plans to bring to the trendy lower east side on June 7, 2017. PUBLIC was designed by award-winning architects Herzog & de Meuron, and it…

Heading To Barcelona? Here’s What You Need To See

THE BEST OF BARCELONA Text and photos by Rose Hartman      With its beguiling mix of ancient and modern architecture, atmospheric markets and café, sun-dappled Mediterranean beaches, Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is a must for anyone visiting Spain.      All you need do is put on a good pair of walking shoes…

Hong Kong’s Most Stylish Hotel Gets An Upgrade

Unlike the overly photoshopped interiors splashed across those shelter magazines (which we all love, right?), the images of The Landmark Oriental Hong Kong actually live up to the hype. The luxury hotel, known for its sophisticated, comfortable and spacious living areas, recently unveiled the first of two new suites designed by Hong Kong famed architect, Joyce Wang. Ms. Wang’s…

The NEW Gold Standard for The Home

The Gold Standard The award season is in full swing – both in the entertainment, and design industry. On Wednesday, January 11th, at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida,  Ashton Woods, one of the nation’s largest private homebuilders, took home six Gold and five Silver Awards at The Nationals ceremony. The National Association of Home Builders…

How To Mix Paint Colors Like A Pro

Donald Kaufman – The Mix Master At the start of the week, Donald Kaufman Color releases their exclusive color formulas as premixed pigments – just in time for those who love to try their hands at a couple of those “noteworthy” DIY summer projects. By unveiling their latest premixed pigments, DKC has shown how they have…

Spotlight on Richard Rabel and his Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse Project

This is a first for HEW. We were so taken by Sandra Nunnerley, and Richard Rabel‘s recent projects for the 3rd Annual Sotheby’s Designer Showhouse and Auction, that we decided to interview them both. As was the case with Sandra Nunnerley, Richard Rabel also shown an exquisite, and particularly keen eye for art and design. No…

Designer Spotlight: Sandra Nunnerley’s Keen Eye for Details

Sandra Nunnerley is a woman widely known for her exquisite interiors, her conspicuous elegance, and ability to find key artists and artisans as she travels the globe to bring her clients the crème de la crème when it comes to design. As the famed designer develops a line of occasional tables for Maison Gerard and rug collection for The…

Tête-à-Tête with Design Talent, Darrin Varden

New York-based interior designer Darrin Varden loves getting people together by designing spaces that are warm, rich with colors, undeniably sensual, and filled with metaphors and symbolism. With all his skills, his passion for design, and inventive vision, it was of no surprise that he was invited by The New Times and world-renowned luxury porcelain brand…

Tête-à-Tête with The Creator of Luxury Online Antique Marketplace RubyLUX

RubyLUX.com was officially launched in October 2015 by antique collector, and entrepreneur Tom Johnson. The savvy ‘techie” brings a wealth of experience in the area of online luxury marketplace. Mr. Johnson’s career in technology spans over 33 years, starting with a position at IBM in their high-end computer graphics division in Kingston, New York. The impetus for establishing…

The Suite Life: Editor’s Top Picks of The Year – Part III of III

THE KNICKERBOCKER Design firm Gabellini Sheppard emerged as top talents in view of their recent work at the $250 million renovation of The Knickerbocker Hotel. The dynamic duo designed a number of luxurious suites, rightly titled after Caruso, Cohan, Martini and Parrish, all legends, and major figures in New York’s cultural scenes. The history of The Knickerbocker…

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