Decorator Joe Nye’s Beverly Hills apartment is featured in this month’s House Beautiful. The answer to the question posed on this month’s cover, “What Makes A Room Look Great?” in Joe Nye’s case is stuff–but not just stuff–glorious stuff–colorful stuff–the right stuff.
Meanwhile back in Rockridge I’m trying to get rid of all my stuff. But Joe’s apartment inspired an epiphany–I’m not only getting rid of stuff–I’m making room for the right stuff.
Click here to see the full spread (if you like flowers the apartment/photos are filled with them).
Apparently the “we” in the “Books We Like” from npr.org includes me. I’ll be lying back on my chaise longue contemplating my navel with The Paris Reviews Interviews this weekend, focusing mostly on the mysterious character of Ralph Ellison that I’ve been preoccupied with since age 17, in my minds eye.
Oscar Villalon reviews the book and provides an excerpt here.
The chaise longue in my minds eye:
19th Century Recamier at Downtown Joe Nye New York via 1st Dibs