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Ryan Saghian, Rima Suqi, Wall Street Journal, Annotated Room
A $90,000 Beverly Hills family room/The Wall Street Journal

Ryan Saghian’s client’s directive for the interiors of their 15,500 square-foot Victorian home in Beverly Hills was simple: “They wanted glitz and glamour,” he said. The request seemed appropriate for a grand, 6-bedroom, 8 bathroom home a stone’s throw from the swank Beverly Hills Hotel. The family room had good bones—a 10-foot coffered ceiling (which Mr. Saghian said gives the space a “more upscale look”), french doors that opened onto a covered patio and a natural stone fireplace—so no major renovations were required. But the interior designer, who founded his eponymous Los Angeles-based firm five years ago and has said he’s...

Robert Kaner, Reid Balthaser home, Rima Suqi
Wainscot renovation in The New York Times

Believe it or not, this house was a classic Cape Cod Salt Box that the owner bought in the early '90s - but times change, tastes change, and he wanted something different. It's a pretty dramatic, but very good, renovation. Read all about it here.  ...

Alma Allen sculptures, Kasmin gallery, High Line, Rima Suqi
Alma Allen’s new sculptures on Kasmin rooftop/Galerie Magazine

A wonderful installation of 3 Alma Allen sculptures is currently on view on the rooftop of Kasmin Gallery, visible from the High Line. There's also a concurrent exhibition in the gallery of 20+ smaller scale objects. Read all about it, and him, here....

Carole Wantz, T Magazine, New York Times, Rima Suqi
The art of Carole Wantz/T The New York Times

Last summer I finally made it to Columbus, IN, a bucket-list destination for architecture buffs. It was part of an architecture and design-focused road trip through Indiana that included stops in Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and my personal favorite, New Harmony. One of my biggest discoveries was a painting hanging on the wall of Richard McCoy's office at Landmark Columbus - it was a "portrait" by Carole Wantz. Richard was in the process of tracking down more of the artists works for an exhibition he curated that recently opened at the Indiana State Museum. I'm just so psyched I got to...

New Hamptons stores for summer 2021, Rima Suqi, Alexa, The NY Post
New Hamptons stores and Pop-ups in Alexa/The NY Post

There will be a lot of cool new places to spend your hard-earned cash in The Hamptons this summer. The article goes town by town from NIBI MTK in Westhampton to LoveShackFancy, Christian Louboutin, FiveStory and Jade Trau in Southampton, Sag Harbor welcomes Hudson Grace; Manolo Blahnik, Tod’s, Balenciaga, Gucci, Vince and One set up shop in East, Noah Hideout, Clare V Jenni Kayne and Il Buco Vita in Amagansett and Lingua Franca, Noemi Goods at Montauk Beach Club, A Wild Dove and the expansion of Wyld in Montauk. Happy shopping!...

Culture Object showroom, Rima Suqi, Departures
Culture Object showroom in Departures

Culture Object, a new design gallery, opened in New York City's garment district during the pandemic, and it's like nothing you've ever seen. Really....