Cleskowitz

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  • Carrie's Design Musings http://carriesdesignmusings.blogspot.com/

    An Interior Design blog where I muse about a project I am working on, what's going on in the marketplace or someone/thing that inspires me. CDM is predictably unpredictable, with a concentration on the intersection of fashion to home and vice versa.

LATEST ARTICLES ( 311 )

  • Reflections of a Trend

    Reflections Trend

    Ercole HomeI jumped on a train just after getting back from Florida and quickly took myself the the Architectural Digest Show the other day. Read more

    Posted on 20 March 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • All Roads Lead to the Morikami

    Roads Lead Morikami

    My son and I have a joke that wherever we are in Florida we would see a sign for the Morikami Museum. We would say, "all roads lead to the Morikami." Needless t... Read more

    Posted on 13 March 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • In the Pink

    Pink

    ph:Benjamin Vnuk for W,ValentinoI am declaring pink the power color of the season. Despite what Pantone says, that greenery is the color of the year, it looks... Read more

    Posted on 06 March 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Starting from the Start

    Starting from Start

    I cannot peg when this feeling began to take hold, like a nagging ache that wouldn't quit. Sadly, weeks turned to years, as often is the case before we say... Read more

    Posted on 02 March 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Pied-a-Teardown Addendum

    Pied-a-Teardown Addendum

    This story about Emmy Rossum's NYC apartment was absolutely one of my most read posts. I guess it goes to show that controversy goes a long way. Read more

    Posted on 26 February 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Pineapple Happy

    Pineapple Happy

    Is it me or have you noticed everywhere you look ~ there are pineapples? It began slowly last summer and thru the fall, quieted down over the holiday and early... Read more

    Posted on 22 February 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Talking Trends...

    Talking Trends...

    ... Color Trends. My friend Tamara Stephenson, NYC residential designer, textile and wallpaper designer of Root Cellar Designs and blogger extraordinaire has... Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Stay Calm

    Stay Calm

    POLITICS, bad weather, mind chatter, social media, terrorism, traffic, toxicity of any kind really reek havoc on our souls! I have two words for you ~ Self Care. Read more

    Posted on 10 February 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Who's That Girl: Tham Kannlikham?

    Who's That Girl: Tham Kannlikham?

    I do not talk politics here. I actually try not to talk about it anywhere if I can help it. I tend to keep my thoughts (and I have a lot) to myself (mostly), bu... Read more

    Posted on 05 February 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • A Jewel of an Inn

    Jewel

    I have long loved the jewelry of designer Renee Lewis. I think she was the originator of the shake necklaces. You've seen the beautiful locket like charms with... Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Word

    Word

    I asked on Instagram just after the 1st of the year what word you would use to describe what you would like to manifest this year. As we turned the calendar to... Read more

    Posted on 28 January 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Incorporating Antiques

    Incorporating Antiques

    I attended the Winter Antique Show at the Park Avenue Armory last Friday. I always meant to go, so an invitation from DESCARO was just the impetus I needed to... Read more

    Posted on 24 January 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • More is More

    More

    and less is a bore. That little ditty was coined by the imitable Iris Apfel, but Linda Rodin obviously subscribes to the same credo. Read more

    Posted on 16 January 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Energetically Speaking

    Energetically Speaking

    We all know our homes hold a certain energy or "Chi" in Feng shui speak. Everything is energy, good or bad. Happily, if the energy in your home is less than... Read more

    Posted on 12 January 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • A Clean Slate

    Clean Slate

    With a new year brings another opportunity to reassess your life, goals, growth, priorities, and home. Show the world who you truly are at your best! Read more

    Posted on 05 January 2017 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Hygge in Your Home

    Hygge Your Home

    via UGGHygge (Hue gah) The Danish concept of wellbeing is created when enjoying good food and drink with friends and family in a warm, welcoming, cozy space. Read more

    Posted on 28 December 2016 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Happy Holidays

    Happy Holidays

    BE PRESENT, BE MERRY, BE BRIGHT From my house to yours, wishing you a lovely holiday. photo:me, Design:Robert Passel, Holiday House Read more

    Posted on 24 December 2016 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • The Gift of You

    Gift

    They say it is better to give than receive. Well, I often think (no matter the decision at hand) why do I have to pick one or the other? So, here's an idea... Read more

    Posted on 20 December 2016 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • Current Obsessions

    Current Obsessions

    Apparently, as my husband pointed out, I am obsessed by many things. What can I say? I feel passionate about so much. I though it would be fun to let you in on... Read more

    Posted on 17 December 2016 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN
  • L'Amour Et Savior Vivre

    L'Amour Savior Vivre

    Love and the art of knowing how to live well ~ the essence of how to live well, setting the intention, whether setting a beautiful table, surrounding yourself... Read more

    Posted on 13 December 2016 HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN