Author: Marisa Marcantonio

A dynamic landscape in which hardscaping and softscaping intersect artfully frames the modernist structure.

John Maniscalco Architecture drew inspiration from the rugged landscape to create this modern getaway.

The design team devised three modern barn structures that enable the homeowners to rest and recharge.

Lindsay Brier of Anyon Interior Design creates a cultivated space for an art advisor in Pacific Heights.

Inveterate traveler and interior designer Maja Lithander Smith brought her wanderlust-infused design approach to her own home.

West Elm has worked with the motif as has fabric design from Jed Johnson. It has been a long time favorite of Bunny Williams. Faux bois is a classic.

For a creative lighting touch for any room in the house try these amazing hanging pendant lights.

Some antique stores have a little magic in their mix. One such place, located in the Interior Design Building on East 61st, is saying goodbye

Lulu DK's artist streak and creative verve continues with her new collection of tabletop designs

With the hot weather finally here, white feels right

I am still adoring all things Indian when it comes to interior design.

When I came across Decorative Carpets, the LA and San Francisco rug resource, I was amazed that I had not heard of them before.

In the summer, entertaining is all about keeping things simple and stress free.

Summertime, and the living is easy. Here are a few charmers with seaside motifs to bring some all American red, white and blue hues to your sunny days.

Summer is here, well not officially, but almost. Why not add some summery touches at home?

This week at Blogfest 2011, over 100 design bloggers descended on the Lee Jofa showroom at the D and D for a picnic lunch. We got to see the unveiling of the just installed Lilly Room and the result was fabulous. I was ready to move right in.

Sending hand written note in the mail seems to be gaining in popularity these days

Neo prep, as I like to call it, combines vibrant color and pattern, tinged with a 7o's vibe. Today's brands are combining what they loved from the Preppy Handbook's heyday and putting their own spin on it.

Yummy nibbles from Swifty's and vodka tonics at the opening of Soane furniture and accessories at 200 Lex made for a festive affair