Author: Michael Lassell

A palazzo apartment in Lucca, Italy, is the ideal canvas for a seasoned decorator, painter, and musician.

Foley & Cox gives a modern makeover to modest family getaway in East Hampton.

In the quiet enclave of Snedens Landing, D’Aquino Monaco makes quite a stir.

The owner, a lifelong collector and American expat, has filled all her homes with treasures from around the world.

The owner, a lifelong collector and American expat, has filled all her homes with treasures from around the world.

For designer Thom Filicia, change can be good-even in an elegant Upper East Side prewar with exceedingly fine bones.

In Pound Ridge, designer Garrow Kedigian takes a client’s new digs from spec house to spectacular.

The story of a house is invariably tied to the people who inhabit it. In the case of this utilitarian-chic home in Bridgehampton, the cast of characters includes people from theater, film, and TV.

The story of a house is invariably tied to the people who inhabit it. In the case of this utilitarian-chic home in Bridgehampton, the cast of characters includes people from theater, film, and TV.

“Where something comes from is less important to me than what it can become,” says the designer and gallerist, who filled his New York apartment with old and new elements.

“When you put things together that you like,” Brown says, “the design ultimately works.”

The neglected 1950s abode was given an airy, modern redesign by owner and designer, Barrie Glabman, and architect Kevin O'Sullivan.

British-born decorator Katie Lydon worked closely with the client to bring her artful vision to life.