henrietta hotel

The Henrietta Hotel opened this summer in London, and with it’s opening, a new French edge to Covent Garden. The London neighborhood welcomes the first boutique hotel by Paris based Experimental Group. The 18 room locale designed by Dorothée Meilichozon (founder of Chzon design firm) also features a new restaurant led by Michelin starred chef Ollie Dabbous. Each […]

de beauvior house

The De Beauvoir House is a marvel. A timber and glass addition created by Cousins & Cousins Architects serves a semi-detached structure for a growing family. The geometric structure is does not attempt to match home and instead aims to contrast. The staircase bridges the original structure to the new via the living area on the garden level, the main […]

london calling

My mom and I escaped the frozen tundra earlier this month for a jaunt to a less snowy but still chilly London. We had the best time tromping around in the constant drizzle. We saw many a museum (topping out at 4 audio guided tours), found excellent shopping, and of course delicious food. Our mutual […]

camille walala

Artist Camille Walala is known for her signature graphic and tribal style, which can be seen across London. This fall as a part of the London Design Festival Walala was committed to create a pedestrian crossing in south London. The results are amazing, a completely new take on the everyday experience of crossing the road. This […]

home envy: london

This 19th century house in Fulham London is a bright, calm space for a family of four. The terraced 3,000-square-foot home features warm oak flooring throughout and lines that lean toward Scandinavian design. Custom steel and glass doors off the kitchen and skylights are a clever way to bring light into the row house. xxxo

home envy: kensington

This modern marvel in Kensington looks traditional from the outside but the interior is anything but. The London home designed by Michaelis Boyd, features wide wood plank floors, black metal work, gold accents, and of course marble. Think it’s available on Airbnb? Photos by Richard Lewisohn. xxxo