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Bohemian-Style Textures & Textiles

By Jennie Nunn / May 15, 2015

Fashion-inspired colors, bohemian-style global prints and geometric designs make a big impression this season Much like a good piece of artwork, textiles can make a room. “I’ve seen an increased demand from customers looking for pattern and texture, but in neutral tones that allow them to layer a room,” says Kate Erwich, creative director for […]


Gold Stars

By Jennie Nunn / January 12, 2015

Brass and amber tones cast a golden glow on the home front on serving trays, lighting and even recycled barware Gold Nugget The elegant Brass Plant Mister from Chicago-based Jayson Home brightens up the indoor garden. $36; Gold Mine Add a vintage feel to the garden with the Temple Bells made from brass-plated steel. […]


Think Local: Sustainable Furniture for Urban Homes

By Elke Erschfeld / February 5, 2014

Over the last few months I have been on the hunt for eco-friendly furniture since I just moved into a new home. It’s a loft-type space with high ceilings, and I needed some tall modular bookshelves and a media console. My search led me to urbangreen, a home furnishings manufacturer based in Brooklyn, which uses […]


Clean Slate

By Jennie Nunn / January 15, 2014

Kick off the New Year with a clean slate of soothing palette of soft gray tones for the home. Bring a hint of peace and quiet indoors with this serene print, SECURITY GRAY GRASS by Brooklyn artist Sarah Nicole Phillips (see above). Phillips uses scraps from old security envelopes and letters and finishes each piece […]


Green your Home with Eco-friendly Pillows and Table Linens

By Elke Erschfeld / August 30, 2012

  Always on the lookout for new contemporary and sustainable designs I visit NYIGF (New York International Gift Fair) twice a year. That’s how I discovered the modern and colorful eco-designs by California based Wabisabi Green. What caught my eye were the bold designs and beautiful colors of the home decor line. It’s no surprise […]


Eco Decor

By Ellen Swandiak / September 7, 2011

Our Hip Hostess scoped out some pretty fascinating home accents from wind turbines to portable fireplaces.