Tuesday’s Trends: Wicker

Hello Fabulistas! If you’ve been keeping up with SF lately, you’ve probably noticed that I’m thinking a lot about spending time outside. The weather is just irresistible! I also have wicker on the mind because it’s a classic staple of outdoor furniture. Don’t be mistaken. Wicker isn’t boring! Here are some of my favorite wicker … Continued

Fab Friday Icons: Liberace

Hello Fabulistas! To kick off the beautiful (and hot) weekend, I wanted to highlight the style of someone who’s very popular right now, Liberace. The new HBO movie starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon called Behind The Candelabra has lots of people reexamining the legend’s over-the-top style. You know I can appreciate some fab style! … Continued

What’s Hot This Month: May

Hello Fabulistas and happy May! It’s finally feeling like spring here in New York and I’m so excited for everything this month has in store. There are so many fabulous things going on as a warm-up to this summer! Runway-worthy bicycles You can buy just about anything from your fashion designer nowadays, even down to … Continued

Design on a Dime: Recap

Hello Fabulistas! I hope you had a fabulous weekend! I used mine to recover from the whirlwind that was Housing Works Design on a Dime 2013! I had a fabulous time, met some great designers and took in all kinds of amazing design displays! Here’s mine before the big event right after I finished setting … Continued

Earth Day Decor: Organic Furniture

Happy Earth Day Fabulistas! I’m a huge fan of Earth Day, are you? I’m constantly looking for ways to save energy, checking that everything around me is being recycled, just trying to be a good global citizen. It doesn’t take much time to be sure we are taking care of this precious Earth, does it? … Continued

Fab Friday: Yetta Banks

Happy Friday, fabulistas. Just in time for Housing Work’s Design on a Dime benefit next week, I sat down with the uber-talented Yetta Banks to discuss trends, design inspiration and life in its general fabulousness. Even though I couldn’t get Yetta to reveal her design theme for this year’s Viacom vignette (I can’t wait to … Continued

Urban Gardening: Get your Green On!

Spring is in the air, everyone! It’s the most natural time of year to think about awakening your spirit and reconnecting with nature so let’s talk about urban gardening, shall we? Beautify your surroundings with colorful plants and add some energy and air improvement to your home and workspace. You can start small with houseplants … Continued

Fab Friday: Courtney Price

Drumroll please…it’s time for another Fab Friday!! Before you start getting ready for all of your fabulous weekend plans, I want to share with you all the spectacular details of my chat with Courtney Price, who not only owns a Dallas-based interior design firm, but also amazes the social media world on a daily basis … Continued

April: What’s Hot This Month

Hello Fabulistas! It’s April and New Yorkers are getting restless for spring. It seems like this month is dedicated to grumbling about still having to bundle up in the mornings. However, there are many exciting things happening right now! Here are just a few of them: Mad Men Any “what’s hot right now” list wouldn’t … Continued

March: What’s Hot This Month

Hello fabulistas! I’m ready to step into spring, although in New York City we’re a little ways from spring-worthy weather. However, I’m still excited about a lot of new things this month. Here’s what’s on my radar: Oz the Great and Powerful The Wizard of Oz is a classic with saturated color, amazing costuming and … Continued

Fab Friday: Tina of Life in Sketch

Happy Friday, everyone. This week I met up for coffee, tea and yummy sweets with fellow blogger and good friend, Tina, in Soho. We finally caught up on her amazing trip to Europe for BlogTour and everything that’s happened in the new year! When Tina is not designing for uber-talented Vicente Wolf, she takes her creative vision online to … Continued

Fab Friday Icons: Elizabeth Taylor

Happy (almost) weekend! It’s the last Friday of the month already (February flew by, didn’t it?), which means it’s time for another Fab Friday Icons post. Today I’d like to share my admiration for the glamorous and talented Elizabeth Taylor. Photo Credit: www.crushable.com Elizabeth Taylor was one of the most famous actresses of our time. She … Continued

Fab Friday: Bunny Williams

Round of applause, please…it’s time for another Fab Friday! This week, I have a very special treat for you: the fabulous and talented Bunny Williams. This brilliant interior designer has lots of exciting things coming up in 2013 and I’m honored to share them with you today! Robin Baron: Welcome, Bunny! Tell us what you … Continued

February: What’s Hot This Month

Hello lovelies! I can’t believe that we’re already in February! January went by so fast! I’m looking forward to all the FAB things coming up this month. Are you?! All About The Stairs So many of my clients and readers overlook their stairways as a place to really express their style. I’ve seen so many … Continued

Fab Friday: Kimberly Friedmutter

Happy Friday, everyone. Before you start planning your weekend, I want to share with you all the deets from my phone interview with the fabulous Kimberly Friedmutter. The reality TV star, interior design enthusiast and celebrity hypnotist shares her thoughts about launching her home collection and starring on TLC’s hit series “Sin City Rules.” Robin … Continued

January: What’s Hot This Month

January is one of my favorite months of the year. (No, I’m not just really into blistering winds and bundling up.) I love all of the new things going on in the world. It’s AMAZING what a new calendar year will make people create! There are lots of things that have grabbed my attention this … Continued

Design Insider: Last Minute DIY Decor Ideas for the Perfect Christmas Dinner

If you’re like me, you’ve been running around nonstop these last few weeks! This wonderful season can also be so CRAZY! Luckily, there are lots of little tips and tricks that use all the fab things you already own to throw together the perfect tablescape for tonight’s Christmas Eve dinner. Sparkly Ornament Centerpiece The first … Continued

Fab Friday Icons: Dorothy Draper

What can I say…Dorothy Draper is not only synonymous for interior design, she is also one of my absolute faves! Her use of oversized prints mixed with eye-popping colors and extravagant floor patterns has influenced many interior designers today, including me! When I first started out, I remember flipping through the pages of “Decorating is … Continued

Fab Friday: Ghislaine Viñas from Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design

Welcome to the (almost) weekend! Today, I’m chatting with interior designer Ghislaine Viñas, who was also a fellow panel speaker at the Benjamin Moore event two weeks ago. Her designs are edgy and cool, and she has so much expertise to share…so let’s get to it! Robin Baron: Welcome Ghislaine! Tell us what you do at Ghislaine Viñas Interior … Continued