The founders of interior design firm PomaSteven share decorating tips to maximize form and function
“The most intimate story you can tell about yourself is on your coffee table,” says Alexander Poma, co-founder with Leslie Steven of New York architecture and interior design firm PomaSteven.
To start, he suggests, pick a color scheme that complements your existing art, walls and carpeting. Then hunt for pieces of all shapes, ... More
From chic outdoor decor to tailored landscaping, a new generation of urban gardens dissolves the stress of city living.
With demand growing from prospective home buyers looking to escape the bustling city without actually having to ever leave town, the focus on designing and building luxurious private green spaces has also increased. This viable trend gives certain New Yorkers the outdoor space they crave, all without the hassle of ... More
For a pair of loyal patrons’ South Florida escape, designer David Scott created a heavenly oasis where the sun and sea steal the show
Having already decorated homes in Southampton and Manhattan for a retired Wall Street executive and his philanthropist wife, veteran New York–based interior designer David Scott approached the couple’s Miami Beach pied-à-terre with a dash of intimacy. That intention is apparent in the oceanfront three-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath residence’s confident interiors, which combine ... More
A creative mastermind brings understated European flair to his seaside sanctuary—and lets the home’s character speak for itself
As Olivier Rose Van Doorne sees it, there are two types of people who visit his Fire Island hideaway, a modernist 1963 wood-plank structure designed by Horace Gifford: those who balk and those who just get it. Some are inevitably “disappointed because there’s no marble, no sign of richness. And ... More
Timothy Brown refashions a weekend retreat to reflect the owners’ burgeoning brood and laissez-faire approach to entertaining
Unfettered views through open fields and scattered old-growth trees give the light at this Wainscott, New York, home a Hopper-like quality. And the moment acclaimed Manhattan interior designer Timothy Brown first entered the existing 6,500-square-foot structure, he immediately set out to underscore the property’s airy aura.
“It’s kind of a funny ... More