kaftan + fedora + ikat

kaftan + fedora + ikat

Before going on to the next inspiration, let’s connect the dots on the ideas that have been influencing design for the past and present moment. On the fashion side, the traditional headwear for a kaftan was the scarf-wrap in turban style. That…

Kaftan Interiors

Kaftan Interiors

Using the kaftan concept to imagine interiors is proving to be a strong tool. Why wouldn’t it engender a place for contemporary world citizens to operate from in true comfort? It includes all genders and all cultures – at the root, genuine and vibrantly alive….

The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On

Pony is my big inspiration from the 1964 Jane Fonda /Roger Vadim film “The Game is Over”.  Pony perfectly depicts the new spirit of freedom in design. It appears in the film’s remarkable dressing room ottoman – a low large…

Classics Redefined: Planters and Architectural Pieces

Classics Redefined: Planters and Architectural Pieces

Both floral bouquets and stone accessories fill the gap in room arrangements by adding beautiful details. Flowers are meaningful for their fleeting beauty but urns and sculptures have the advantage of enduring.   Pieces made of fiberglass and stone don’t require two…