Baby Steps

It’s easy to get caught up in the hoopla of making New Year’s resolutions to improve your health. But when it comes to your diet, radical goals like your annual pledge to drop twenty pounds by March can leave you feeling overwhelmed and defeated before you begin. The...

In Black and White

When designer Morgan Brown of Morgan Brown Designs found her five-bedroom, five-bath home in Los Angeles’s Hancock Park, it was the neighborhood that convinced her to make an offer on the 4,200-square-foot space. “Hancock Park is a beautiful suburban...

French Eclectic

The problem at hand was simple: Catherine Horgan’s dining and living rooms needed a major overhaul. The bungalow, located in the charming Elizabeth neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, was outdated and “stuck in the nineties,” says Lisa Sherry of Lisa Sherry...

Gifts For The Food Lover

The endeavor of gift giving can be a tricky task. Finding a thoughtful gift for every friend and family member on the list is daunting. Long ago I ditched last-minute shopping for making food gifts at home. A bit of advance planning and some recipe hounding is ample...

An Ornate Oasis

Interior designer Laura Umansky, president and creative director of the Houston, Texas–based firm Laura U Inc., spearheads the design of luxury residences and commercial projects in all corners of the world. Although she often brings a bit of Texas to her global and...