New York Cottages & Gardens - April 2015

Home Is Where the Heart Is Designer Showhouse

Twenty four top designers showcased their talents in the classic English regency manor house that is the second Home Is Where the Heart Is Designer Showhouse. NYC&G is proud to be a media sponsor of this great event which benefits the American Heart Association. Tyler Wisler from HGTV's Design Star served as the Honorary Showcase Chair. Kim Radovich, principal designer and president of Kim E. Courtney Interiors Inc., served as Design Chair

Rising Star: Caleb Anderson

An interview with designer Caleb Anderson reveals what beautiful interiors catch his eye. “Rooms should include an element that makes people wonder—a material in an unexpected application, or a chair that doesn’t belong,” explains Anderson, who always sketches his designs at the start of every project. “I’m old-fashioned. Clients can see my vision in a way they can’t with architectural renderings.”

Deeds & Don'ts: Olivia Wilde & Jason Sudeikis, Tyra Banks and Gina Gershon Are All on the Move

South of 14th Street, several star-studded properties have recently changed hands. Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde have just sold their second-floor, two-bedroom love nest at 66 Ninth Avenue, in the heart of the Meatpacking District. Capital gains have bloomed for America’s next top real-estate mogul, Tyra Banks. It has attracted its fair share of other famous residents, such as actress Dakota Fanning and singer John Mayer.

A French Family Puts a European Spin and a Hipster Twist on an 1851 Townhouse

As virtually every New Yorker knows, Brooklyn is “it” right now. Filled with young families, artsy up-and-comers, spry octogenarians, and scenesters aching for a break from Manhattan’s madcap pace, the city’s coolest borough couldn’t dream of a more varied and fiercely loyal populace. Parts of it have become especially popular with Europeans, notably the French, who are attracted by its well-preserved townhouses and tree-lined streets.

Designer Tamara Eaton Revs Up a Late-19th Century Carroll Gardens Brownstone

The frenzied pace of development in New York City’s hottest borough has made untouched Brooklyn brownstones scarce. An up-and-coming decorator and her adventurous clients rev up a late-19th-century Brooklyn brownstone. In 2010, Benjamin and Jennifer Whitfield, émigrés from Manhattan, found just such a house in Carroll Gardens.

GALLERY A French Family Puts a European Spin and a Hipster Twist on an 1851 Townhouse

As virtually every New Yorker knows, Brooklyn is “it” right now. Filled with young families, artsy up-and-comers, spry octogenarians, and scenesters aching for a break from Manhattan’s madcap pace, the city’s coolest borough couldn’t dream of a more varied and fiercely loyal populace. Parts of it have become especially popular with Europeans, notably the French, who are attracted by its well-preserved townhouses and tree-lined streets.