Poetic Architecture: Alberto Alfonso’s Fragmentary Blue Rooftop Bar at Streamsong

"This place really is in the middle of nowhere!"  I mused to myself upon arrival at  the  Streamsong Resort,  Yes, the resort is in a remote area, a very, very remote area in the heart of central Florida surrounded by thousands of acres of land sparsely dotted with a few phosphate plants and nothing else visible for miles.  Even the up to date GPS in my car couldn't find it when I set ...

Instagram Inspiration: Venice Canal Sculpted Ironwork Bridge Railing

The romance and enchantment of gondolas traveling through a Venetian canal surrounded by centuries old architecture captured from behind an elegantly aged and patina-rich bridge ironwork rail. View this photo on Carmen's Instagram photo gallery.

Charmingly Glamorous Design: Jamie Drake for Theodore Alexander

Jamie Drake’s inaugural furniture and décor collection for Theodore Alexander injects a refreshing dash of whimsy into glamorous design. Jamie’s collection, reminiscent of 50s' and 60s' Hollywood inspired mid-century glamour, is captivatingly beautiful and posh, yet exudes a relaxed glamour and elegance that is quite warm and inviting.  Looking at Jamie’s furniture is much like looking at a beautiful woman dressed to the nines – one can appreciate the ...

Kelly Hoppen’s Style Wallpaper Collection for Graham & Brown

Kelly Hoppen’s contemporary white and Prussian Blue “Kelly’s” Ikat pattern wallpaper collection for Graham & Brown. Kelly Hoppen’s structured and striped wallpaper, the “Hoppen Stripe” in taupe and gold for Graham and Brown, conveys an understated yet shimmery, sophisticated bespoke look with glamorous metallic gold stripes contrasting against neutral taupe stripes set upon an elegant linen finish. The Russet Flock wallpaper from Kelly’s second wall coverings collection for Graham and Brown ...

Color Inspiration: Summery Aqua & Coral Bedding

Vibrant sun-kissed colors inspired by island life: aqua, coral and sand give this bedroom a fresh, tropical feel without feeling heavy or theme-like.