Dwelling on Duvets!

Posted By Emily-Dallas | Oct 05, 2009 | 5 Comments | Category: Bed and Bath, Kids

I’m currently working on a child’s bedroom and have been searching for a bright, fun duvet cover which has been surprisingly hard to find!  The catch?  I need one that doesn’t go too themey.  So you can imagine my happiness when I stumbled upon these lively but stylish Dwell Studio duvet covers.  They are exactly what I have been looking for!

These duvets are perfect for the mod child of today.

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Owls Sky Duvet

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Paper Dolls Petal Duvet

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Sparrow Lilac Duvet

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Transportation Multi Duvet

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Garden Duvet

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Gio Aqua Duvet

Where were these when I was growing up?  The only bedding words spoken in our house were Laura and Ashley.  Times have certainly changed!





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Crystal Clear Living

Posted By Emily-Dallas | Oct 04, 2009 | 1 Comment | Category: Designers, Fashion, Magazines

How would you like to live in this sleek condominium building in Soho?

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{Urban Glass House Condos}

A twelve story mid-rise building designed by the late architect, Philip Johnson, the Urban Glass House was the last project before Philip’s death.  It gets its name from his famous 1949 glass-enclosed home in Connecticut.

I remember watching a very lonnng movie in design school about the Glass House.  Interesting, but quite long!

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{The Glass House}

Currently fashion designer, Jill Stuart is living in a “glass house” of her own.  Her and her husband reside in the sleek Urban Glass House condos in Manhattan.  Talk about lucky!  I can only imagine the amazing view from her window (which apparently, according to Jill, she gets a nice view from her bathtub of boats and the Statue of Liberty!)

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Her modern penthouse was featured in this month’s Elle Decor and looks nothing like what you would imagine.  It is much more calming and simplified than some of her designs- but who can blame her?  After a long hard day of dealing with printed fabrics, there’s no wonder a designer likes to come home to a serene, clean lined space.  Just look at stylist, Rachel Zoe’s home!  It’s hard to believe that such a simplistic residence belongs to such an uber accessorized, and flashy fashionista!

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{celebs in Jill Stuart}

Jill’s home was designed by Selldorf Architects and houses six bedrooms and five bathrooms.  This open and airy space is definitely minimalism at its best.

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Normally I tend to gravitate towards more colorful and busy spaces, but I just couldn’t resist with this one!

And here’s a glimpse into Jill Stuart’s runway show at the NY public library during fashion week.  Her Spring/Summer 2010 collection included a futuristic collection that had a strong 80′s vibe- so fun!

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A Room With a View

Posted By Emily-Dallas | Oct 01, 2009 | 8 Comments | Category: Commercial Spaces, Designers, Events

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The greatly anticipated opening of the Viceroy Anguilla Resort and Residences in the British West Indies is finally here- it opens for reservations tomorrow!  The tranquil and luxurious resort was decorated by none other than everyone’s favorite hotel design queen, Kelly Wearstler.

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She has another commercial project under her belt and I must say that this hotel looks quite heavenly!

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I wonder if it is possible to rent out a closet here?  Rates start at $695/night for an Ocean View Studio.

Click here to book your next vacay…and then please pack me in your suitcase!

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