house guest: family stone.
The first time I heard the story of Hansel and Gretel, I wasn’t scared. I was ecstatic. I spent a long time imagining the witch’s candy house, thinking about what kind of goodies I would...
Apr 12, 2012
house guest: vintage blend.
South by Southwest may have people all over the country flocking to Austin at the moment, but if you ask us, the best Texas attraction is still about three hours east. We first heard the siren call...
Mar 15, 2012
house guest: mountain time.
We like to think that at the heart of every tried-and-true city slicker is a mountain-loving persona (like ourselves). Though that might not always be the case, we would bet our favorite...
Mar 01, 2012
house guest: fashion forward.
The words “mountain home” still conjure up images of dark paneling and ornate antler décor; but, while this 10,000-square-foot home in Bachelor Gulch, Colorado, is certainly a...
Feb 23, 2012
house guest: lighten up.
There are a few weeks out of every year that are incredibly exciting for the world of design, and, more often than not, incredibly exhausting, as well! Whether it’s Maison & Objet, High...
Feb 16, 2012
house guest: desert mirage.
What we love best about Arizona homes is that, well, they’re in Arizona. What we mean by that is that it’s easy to tell which homes are coming out of that mountainous desert terrain, not...
Nov 08, 2011
house guest: time honored.
This weekend’s abrupt snowfall in the Northeast has us shaking in our waterproof boots: If this is what fall has in store, we don’t even want to think about winter. So, we’re...
Nov 01, 2011
house guest: balancing act.
I always thought I might like to go hiking in Yellowstone, maybe try to scale some of the more forgiving peaks between scoping out the geysers and wildlife. But then I saw 127 Hours; so, now, I'm not...
Oct 11, 2011
house guest: warm regards.
Something exciting occurred this past weekend; something I look forward to all year. October happened. The weather has cooled almost overnight, pumpkin everything is available in just about any store...
Oct 04, 2011
house guest: quiet riot.
I’m settling into my new New York apartment and for every design dilemma I encounter, I’ve started to ask myself one thing: What would Kara Mann do? It’s not a question I ever...
Sep 27, 2011
house guest: modern living.
The only things I ever really give my mom and dad—aside from the lots of grief I gave them during my teenage years—are semi-wilted flowers and ties with questionable prints,...
Sep 22, 2011
house guest: triple play.
They say—whoever they are—that third time’s the charm, and who are we to disagree? Especially when faced with this classic gem in Paradise Valley, Arizona, whose Mediterranean style...
Sep 13, 2011