Monday, September 29

OohLaLa the converted warehouse!

Ever since my post last week about the converted warehouse I can't seem to get it out of my mind. I love all the tall ceilings and huge open spaces. Here is another one from Beach Studios in the UK:

Friday, September 26

Thank you SfGirlByBay!

I woke up to the a lovely tribute on SfGirlByBay! I love her blog and have been a follower for such a long time. It's such a wonderful feeling to be a part of it. Please check it out here!

Wednesday, September 24

Ooh La La Santa Monica's Green 19

I am in love with Green 19. A green, eco-friendly, split level, housing project designed by green architect Jesse Bornstein. You can read all about it here. Here are the pics:

Isn't it fabulous! And right by the beach too!

Tuesday, September 23

My new book!

I made a book of my photographs called THE SEA with quotes chosen by my father!

I really love how it turned out. and I'm really proud of it. It's now for sale here, where you can also look through the book:

Monday, September 22

Italian Style!

Here is some eye candy from a wonderfully fun Italian company Nella Vetrina:

Friday, September 19

Ohlala Loft for sale in NY!

My friend is selling his super private very beautiful NY loft (no doorman – sometimes that’s a good thing – key activated elevator access only). Anyone interested can email Phil at (use my name as your referral) or let me know of interest and I’ll put him in touch. Asking price is 5.25 million. Please forward.

Info and more pictures below:

4000 square foot So-Ho Little Italy loft
25 Double Pane Gas Insulated Tilt and Turn Casement Windows
Custom Built Steel Frame surrounding Windows
"Floating" Walls... interior walls built so contact cannot be seen to floor or ceiling
Fiber optic Lighting Throughout
Real Professional Kitchen- PROFESSIONAL 72" American Range 8 Burner (32,000 BTU per burner- compared to 15,500 Viking burners) Griddle open Broiler, PROFESSIONAL 36" Imperial Grill (grill tilts), PROFESSIONAL American Range Wok (180,000 Btu)
Custom Walk in Closet
Top of line Dornbracht Plumbing and Trim throughout
4 times overpowered Steam Room (steam generator is sized for room 4 times greater for quick steam, minimal wait time)
2 Person Master Shower, 2-4 person Tub, All custom formed and built by Get-Real Surfaces on site
Custom Acid Etched Glass Bathroom Wall
Custom K-16 Mesh Steel Rotational Wall
2 Fisher Paykel Dishwashers
Custom Built 13' Stainless Steel island with Custom Sinks (one form), Dornbracht Professional Kitchen Faucets
Custom Built 13' Stainless Steel Professional Hood
Custom Cement Floor and Wall by Get Real Surfaces in Kitchen and Bathrooms
Additional Under Counter Refrigerator in Stainless Steel Island
Additional Under Counter Freezer in Stainless Steel Island
42' Kitchen Aid Fridge Freezer
Washer/ Dryer
Extra Heavy Duty Steal Ship Sliding doors (used on large ships, will not corrode)
Private Turn Key Elevator (under construction)
Video Intercom (under construction)
New Lobby (under renovation)
Danish Architectural D-line door handles, locks, fixtures
Custom Built See-Thru (when backlit) Roll up Storage Closets
Top of line Commercial Alarm System, Wireless keychain arm/ disarm
Audio-Stereo Wired throughout
Cable/ Cable Satellite / Hi Speed internet Ready
Exposed Brick Throughout
Custom Hidden Outlets Throughout
Top of Line seamless square architectural recessed lighting
Custom built brick up lighting system
Central HVAC
Top of Line Toto Heated Seat Wash/ Dry / Bidet Remote Controlled

Thursday, September 18

Marth Stewart on blogging!

I don't think you can truly call yourself a blogger until you've blogged about a show about blogging. Martha talks about blogging and my favorite camera, the cannon G9. But the real reason I'm bring this up is to say a big congrats to Maria and Stephanie on their book A Year of Mornings which Martha recommends. I've been following their photoblog 3191for awhile now. Check it out:

Wednesday, September 17

I love the company Poliform. Their store is right around the corner from my house. It provides such inspiration on the modern, fresh, streamlined look. They have the perfect inspiration for any loft or converted warehouse. Check out my latest faves from their website: