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Designer Review: Alexa Hampton

Designer Review: Alexa Hampton

Can you imagine being the daughter to one of “The World’s Twenty Greatest Designers of All Time”? Alexa Hampton can and she is a designer herself because of it. Her father, Mark Hampton, was known as a legend in the interior design world. He founded his own company, Mark Hampton LLC, in 1976 and over his career had many elite ... Read More »

Celebrity Homes: Will Ferrell’s New York City Loft

Celebrity Homes: Will Ferrell’s New York City Loft

It might be hard to imagine, but Hollywood funnyman Will Ferrell’s New York City loft shows a different side – his refined and stylish taste when it comes to his home. Along with his wife and three children, he owns a sleek and contemporary 2,800 square foot loft in Manhattan. The loft is located downtown and was once a Victorian ... Read More »

Tell Me a Short Story: The Intern

Tell Me a Short Story: The Intern

As Cameron pulled up to the house, she felt her stomach turn a little bit. It was that same nervous feeling she had anytime she stepped on stage with her choir, or when Zach asked her to prom. The anxiety was killing her but she knew what she had to do if she wanted to graduate. She got out of ... Read More »

Designer Review: Steven Harris Architects

Designer Review: Steven Harris Architects

Steven Harris is a Manhattan architect who owns his own firm called Steven Harris Associates and is a professor at Yale. He’s known for his minimalist yet sophisticated style and has a passion for creating the perfect solution for each of his clients. His firm achieves this by creating a collaborative relationship with each client that involves communication throughout the ... Read More »

Celebrity Homes: Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka’s New York City Home

Celebrity Homes: Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka’s New York City Home

Once the hit TV show “How I Met Your Mother” ended, Neil Patrick Harris and his husband David Burtka moved their family from Los Angeles to New York City. There they purchased a 19th century townhouse in Harlem. They spent the next 14 months juggling renovations with raising their then 4 year old twins, Gideon and Harper. Their five story ... Read More »

Tell Me a Short Story: The Trees

Tell Me a Short Story: The Trees

Brisk. That’s how I’d describe the day. There was a faint touch of cool that just about penetrated the skin, but it wasn’t cold enough to need a sweater, so I left it at home. About an hour earlier, I climbed into the front seat with my family sitting cozily in the back. They were visiting from Texas, and my ... Read More »

Designer Review: Giorgio Armani Interior Designs

Designer Review: Giorgio Armani Interior Designs

Never heard of Giorgio Armani interior designs? That’s probably because Giorgio Armani is one of the world’s most famous celebrity designers best known for fashion design and his men and women’s clothing collections. However in 2000 he branched out into interior design by launching his home furnishings and accessories line called Armani/Casa and has since opened over 30 boutiques worldwide. Armani’s ... Read More »

Tell Me a Short Story: Mother’s Day Brunch

Tell Me a Short Story: Mother’s Day Brunch

Samantha was nervous. She hadn’t introduced her family to a man in her life since she was a freshman in college. It didn’t go well then, but it has to go well this time, she thought. How could it not? Her and Jack had an undeniable connection. Since the minute they started talking to each other at Elise’s party, she ... Read More »

Celebrity Homes: Lady Gaga’s House

Celebrity Homes: Lady Gaga’s House

Lady Gaga is known for her catchy music and her extravagant taste in wardrobe choices. However, the extravagance doesn’t stop there. In the fall of 2014, she spent $23 million on a mansion in Malibu, California. The mansion sits on over 5 acres and has 10,000 square feet of livable space with 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. It also includes ... Read More »

Tell Me a Short Story: The Fire

Tell Me a Short Story: The Fire

That April night was more frigid than most in Bellingham. Diane was home alone with her two children. Her husband, Doug was working late. James, her son, was restless. He wanted to play outside but the rain was coming down like blankets from the sky covering her yard in sheet after sheet of water. Her daughter Abigail was restless too. ... Read More »