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Lauren Gold via Lonny

Home Interior Inspiration: Lauren Gold via Lonny

This is the home of Lauren Gold, a design director at Nate Berkus Associates. She, along Violet- her adorable Lab/Pit-bull,  are featured on the cover of Lonny’s July/August issue.  My favorite pieces from her home includes the Milo Baughman Chrome Tufted Chairs, the Louis XV Style Armchair, and the Victorian Acanthus Mirror.  Here are glimpses from the magazine:

Lauren Gold via LonnyLauren Gold via Lonny

Lauren Gold via LonnyLauren Gold via Lonny
Lauren Gold via Lonny

Lauren Gold via Lonny

via: Lonny

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Home Interior Inspiration: Caroline Robert

Home Interior Inspiration: Caroline Robert

Finally got some time to take a look at Lonny’s May/June Issue. As always, I am awestruck with the featured homes. This is the lofty home of Caroline Robert at New Orleans. it is hard for me to imagine myself living in such a grand place but is certainly a pleasure to the eyes.  My favorite is the breakfast nook, with the Lucite chairs and the giant Italian antique chandelier.

On a different note, did you notice that Blogger’s dashboard has changed?  I was taken by surprise when I opened it.  Suddenly, all the tools are not where they used be:)

Lonny Featured in the NY Times

4 Big Online Shelter Mags Featured in the NY Times

Have you heard? Lonny mag is featured in the New York Times, along with three other online shelter mags- Rue, Matchbook and Highgloss.  (Read the article here.)
Congratulations
 to the founders and their staff!
Home Interior Inspiration Celerie Kemble

Home Interior Inspiration: Celerie Kemble

This is the home of Celerie Kemble. It is featured on the October-November issue of Lonny.It’s hard to imagine that she lives in an apartment building. Isn’t this gorgeous?
photo: Lonny
Premiere of Rue Online Magazine

Home Interior Inspiration: the Premiere of Rue Online Magazine

The long awaited launch of online magazine Rue is finally here. It’s about ten a.m. where I’m at, and I’m supposed to be working on my articles but I can’t help but feast my eyes on every page.
rue online magazine
Because it’s the Premiere Issue, it’s only fitting to introduce the founders and the  entire team behind this beautiful project. And yes, there is a tour of co-founder Crystal Gentilello‘s fabulous one-bedroom apartment.
Readers are also invited to take a look inside the elegant abodes of blogger/designer Heather Clawson; design legend, Vicente Wolf; Hayden-Harnett’s Toni Hacker & Ben Harnett; interior designer, Julia Edelmann; Larry and Jamie Laubhan Oliver (the grandiose bedroom from the sneak peek is from their house); painter, Sam Gilliam  which was styled and recreated by Mary Douglas Drysdale.
I especially enjoyed touring the stunning home of San Francisco blogger and stylist Victoria Smith. Yes, she’s that famous blogger of sfgirlbybay. Her passion for bohemian style decorating transcends in every corner and space of her beautiful bungalow.
Victoria Smith home tour at Rue
My list of blog love has definitely lengthened. I have set myself to visit my new discoveries in the following days. Design Love Fest by Bri Emery (She designed the cover of Rue) being my newest favorite. Holly, from Decor8 (one of my favorites on my blogroll) is featured on its Blogger side-by-side segment, along with  Ronda Carman from Allthebestblog.
Foodies would surely love the How Do You Like Them segment which in this issue, features apple recipes. There are party tips from HGTV designer Emily Henderson with free stationery printables. Maegan Gonzalez of MaeMae Paperie is featured in Studio Tour plus a free stationery download exclusively for Rue readers so if you’re into lovely paper, you have to check it out.
maemae paperie shop
Interior guru Grant K. Gibson walks the streets of Laurel Heights in West Coast and stops by the best decor shops the city has to offer. If you’re a man or a woman who likes blue, Will Taylor have some great finds for you.
Best girlfriends, Jen Gotch and Jamie Coulter celebrates the 2nd year anniversary of Ban.do with a bang! Fill your day with glitter, glamour, color and inspiration as you browse the crisp shots photographed by Max Wanger. It’s one of my  most favorites in this issue. Then of course, there are more shops to discover, more places to see in just a click of the mouse.
ban do party
The magazine is obviously a fruitage of hard work and love.  Congratulations to the Rue Magazine team for a fabulous and successful debut!
Rue Magazine

Excited About Rue Magazine

Following the success of Lonny, here is another online design magazine that will surely enjoy a great following  among style enthusiasts. Rue Magazine will be premiering this September but here is a sneak peek of what’s about to come.
Crystal Gentilello (founder) of Plush Palate and Anne Sage (co-founder/executive editor) of The City Sage are the women behind Rue. They will be collaborating with Alaina Kaczmarski (managing editor) of Live Creating Yourself and  Caitlin Flemming (market editor)of Sacramento St. Check out Shelterpop for more inside news about Rue.
photos: Rue
Rachel Ashwell at Lonnymag

Rachel Ashwell at Lonnymag

Have you seen the latest issue of Lonnymag?  It features the queen of Shabby Chic design, Rachel Ashwell.  In the mag, Rachel talks about the new Shabby Chic brand plus a tour of her London flat.  She also gave practical tips on how you can get the best from the Portobello Market and how to create a relaxed elegance for your home.  Here are a few sneak peeks from the Lonny.