Drama In The Dining Room

It can be tempting to preserve high-style formal dining rooms for occasional celebrations. Exquisite finishes, delicate fabrics, and fine china are not made for everyday wear and tear. But if fashionable decor, elevated cuisine, and full-scale entertaining are...

A Study in Contrast

Gail Shields-Miller, owner of Shields & Company Interiors in New York, was approached by a couple of empty nesters to update their recently purchased Manhattan condo. Moving from a larger traditional home to their new nest was quite an adjustment. “It wasn’t the...

The Frugal Host

When entertaining during the fall and winter seasons, it’s easy to unintentionally stretch your budget beyond your means. With the price of food, drinks, and decorations, hosting holiday parties and family gatherings can easily add up. Fortunately, you don’t have to...

Baking Bread

It seems an unlikely fit. A century-old church boasting Classical Revival architectural detailing, soaring Corinthian columns, and massive stained glass coupled with modern technology and sleek, contemporary accents and furnishings. It’s the collision of two wholly...