Author: Maria Ricapito

In Sleepy Hollow, an ugly duckling blossoms into a sophisticated princess.

A revamped 1955 ranch in Manhasset gets its groove on for the 21st century.

Perched above the Pacific, a dream retreat is both a repository of worldly artifacts and a world unto itself.

Architect Mary Burnham plunges into a deceptively simple, yet deeply thoughtful new build near Mecox Bay.

Once an Episcopal chapel, Lucinda Loya designed her massive apartment to deeply reflect her love of fashion and design.

Virtually everything in the house has a historic reference point.

Designer Elena Frampton focuses her curatorial eye on a bachelor's new digs in Shinnecock Hills.

Mia Gargiulo's chic Manhattan abode runs the spectrum from inky purple to the deepest charcoal gray.

The newly-curated space is a perfect match for the homeowner: clean-lined and very tailored.

For a client's apartment across the street from The Met, HB Home's Daniel Barsanti created a look that is layered yet tailored, with just a touch of glam.

Model and entrepreneur Frederique van der Wal stays close to her Dutch rots in a cozy canalside apartment in Amsterdam.

FACE Stockholm founder Gun Nowak puts a Swedish twist on a classic Victorian farmhouse.