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Virginia Johnson’s new wallpapers in AD PRO

Virginia Johnson, whose whimsical illustrations have adorned caftans and shawls, and whose house-portraits have gained a cult following, is launching a wallpaper collection, available to the trade at Studio Four in New York and Y&Co in Canada. You can see the largely floral-inspired collection on Virginia's site and read the piece online at AD Pro (paywall)....

Stringfellow Interiors, Wall Street Journal, Mansion Section, Rima Suqi, Annotated Room
Ben Stringfellow interiors in Mansion/The Wall Street Journal

This was an Annotated Room story in the Mansion section of The Wall Street Journal. In this type of story we dissect the cost of putting the room together. This space, designed by Ben Stringfellow, cost about $100,000 to decorate. Read his strategy and see the cost break out here (pay wall)....

Michael Chetrit apartment, Sasha Bikoff interior design, Rima Suqi, Mansion section, Wall Street Journal
Inside Story – The Wall Street Journal

This week's Mansion section of the Wall Street Journal features a piece I wrote about a midtown apartment owned by Michael Chetrit with interiors by Sasha Bikoff. Those familiar with her work probably won't recognize this apartment as such - it's a bit of a departure. You can read the full story here (paywall)....

Pilates Style, Four Seasons Hualalai
Pilates program at Four Seasons Hualalai in Pilates Style

The Four Seasons Hualalai, on the Big Island of Hawaii, has one of the most impressive Pilates offerings of any resort in the U.S.  If things ever get back to normal, if you travel at this level, and are into Pilates, it is a destination worth checking out. In the current issue of Pilates Style....

Tai Chi, Rima Suqi, Qi Gong, Mindfulness Journal
All About Tai Chi in the Mindfulness Journal

It looks like a slow-motion version of kung fu, but this practice is about much more than self-defense. Beatrice DeFranco, a qigong therapist and Tai Chi and yoga instructor in Oak Park, Illinois took me through the motions. ...

Mindfulness Journal April 2020 issue
A beginner’s guide to journaling in the Mindfulness Journal

For this article, in the current issue of the Mindfulness Journal, I interviewed Beth Jacobs, PhD, author of Writing for Emotional Balance: A Guided Journal to Help You Manage Overwhelming Emotions and A Buddhist Journal: Guided Practices for Writers and Meditators about the benefits of journaling, how to get in the habit, and how to keep it going. I also spoke with Laura Rubin of Allswell Creative about getting unstuck, and not over-thinking the actual writing...

Departures Magazine, Sofa Encyclopedia, Sofa Master Class, How To Buy a Sofa, Luxury sofas, Rima Suqi
Sofa Master Class in Departures

Everything you ever wanted to know about sofas - 9 pages covering where they're made, how they're made, buying tips - whether avant garde stand-alone pieces that seem totally impractical to classic Chesterfield styles. All written by a girl who doesn't own a sofa....

Pierre Yovanovitch Sofa, Rima Suqi, Departures Magazine, Sofa as Art
Sofa as status object in Departures Spring Home & Design issue

The sofa as a status object is not a new phenomenon, but what qualifies as one has evolved well beyond the typical large, expensive, and room-commanding pieces found at many design showrooms. Now a different kind of sofa mar- ket has developed: one for ultraexclusive limited-edition pieces by world-class designers, created more like works of art and sold by high-end furniture galleries that are betting these sofas will someday command returns as staggering as Royère’s Polar Bear (sold at auction last fall for $497,000). ...

Temple Studios, Rima Suqi, Doug Meyer, AD Pro, Architectural Digest
Temple Studio opens in NYC/AD Pro

Kate Temple Reynolds, formerly of Studio Four, has opened Temple Studio, a crazy-cool showroom featuring 19 textile, rug and wallpaper lines and designed by Doug Meyer. You can read it on AD Pro if you have a subscription or check out  Doug Meyer's instagram, where he's been posting some cool photos....