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Alison Berger LED Lighting Galerie Magazine
Alison Berger’s new lighting in Galerie Magazine

Los Angeles-based glass artist Alison Berger has created pieces that, for the first time, incorporate LED lighting. It's a big departure, with unsurprisingly sophisticated results. Available at Holly Hunt....

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Sister Parish tiles for Country Floors/AD PRO

The legendary design duo of Albert Hadley and Sister Parish spec'd Country Floors tiles for numerous projects, so it makes sense their first (albeit posthumous) tile collection would be for them. Fun fact: both companies were founded the same year. To find out when, read on....

Hermes jewelry, Galerie Magazine, Rima Suqi, Pierre Hardy
Hermes sexy new jewelry collection/Galerie Magazine

Pierre Hardy's latest creations for Hermes fine jewelry are a huge departure for the brand. He used black jade and black spinels, combined with rose gold, to make an incredibly cool collection that will appeal to a whole new audience, yours truly included....

Alan Faena crystal collection, Galerie Magazine, Rima Suqi
Alan Faena’s collection of crystals in Galerie Magazine

Alan Faena is the owner of the Faena hotels in Buenos Aires and Miami, and an avid collector. I got a peek at his Miami home, which was a cover story in Elle Decor, for an admittedly smaller story about his collection of hundreds of crystals - ranging from quartz to amethyst to agate and pyrite - that date to the 1700s. A very unusual and super-cool collection that had been in the same family for generations....

Guy LaLiberte, Nukutepipi, Tahiti
Nukutepipi private island resort in Ovation

Cirque du Soleil co-founder Guy Laliberte bought Nukutepipi, an island in the middle of the South Pacific, originally as a refuge for himself, his family and close friends. Ever the businessman, he later realized it would make the perfect, all-inclusive escape for those who value privacy and discretion. It can be rented for about $1 million a week for up to 50 people. You are in the middle of nowhere, but won't be bored - cinemas, archery, tennis, basketball, a game room (house, actually), every water sport imaginable, and an observatory. Full details can be found here....

The Mindfulness Journal, Rima Suqi
Journaling story in the Mindfulness Journal

The benefits of journaling (what we used to call keeping a diary, and what some scientists called "expressive writing,") are well documented. Whether you've got a practice or are curious about it, this article has you covered, from tips to getting started to techniques to keep the momentum going, courtesy of Laura Rubin from AllSwell Creative. Check out their journals here, and new inspiration card decks here....

Elliman magazine ceramics story
Ceramics story in Elliman Magazine

Today's hottest ceramic artists as chosen by the interior designers who spec and collect their work. See all the super-cool choices from the likes of Kelly Wearstler, Brian McCarthy, Charles DeLisle and Celerie Kemble in the current issue of Elliman magazine....

JCK Magazine November December 2019 gold issue
Gold jewelry/JCK Magazine

Feast your eyes on the gorgeous gold pieces on JCK's November/December cover, with a lot more inside. I pulled pieces from Ralph Masri, L. Klein, Umrao and Belle Brooke for the cover. Inside we've got more from Cadar, Vram, Ray Griffiths, Rahaminov and others. Super fun to be on set with beautiful jewelry, and also an incredible team including photographer Joel Stans and prop stylists Emily & Tony Mullin....

Departures Home & Design issue, October 2019
Departures Home Design issue

I was asked to take an architect, an interior designer, and a chef shopping for kitchen systems as part of a story for Departures magazine's current Home & Design issue. As you can imagine, these three -- Brian Messana of Messana O'Rorke, Young Huh and Angie Mar of The Beatrice Inn -- had very distinct tastes and preferences. I learned a lot...