Eclectic Style

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Staircase

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Staircase

    "The stair treads are Indonesian rosewood, which is hundreds of years old and ecologically harvested. The railings are made from 19th-century window screens that came from Java."   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Deck

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Deck

    "This deck is for grilling and eating, with beautiful views over the large private garden, which was formerly the [site of the] Hollenbeck mansion."   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Roof-deck

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Roof-deck

    "The deck is very simply designed with Ipe, a type of teak floorboard and walls. The walls are extra-high for privacy. ... I hang white tarps — very Out of Africa — on the deck, so they…   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Master-Bedroom

    "The master is en suite with a large and very beautiful deck just outside the bedroom. There are a lot of songbirds that hang out in the cherry tree, so it's a veritable song fest all day."   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Master-Bath

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Master-Bath

    "The bath is indulgent with a large soaking tub and a large shower with huge rain shower heads."   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Living Room

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Living Room

    "The kitchen and living room are essentially combined into a 40-foot area, so entertaining and cooking is seamless. I have a 10-foot sofa for guests, so there are a lot of options for…   See the Image

  • WORSTCOOKNYC-Kitchen

    Published 12/26/13 in Houses
    WORSTCOOKNYC-Kitchen

    "I used extra-thick French limestone on all of the counters and installed my favorite stove, a six-burner Wolf. There's a six-foot island for prep and hanging out."   See the Image

  • Lifestyle journalist Julia Walsh transforms her drab, one-bedroom apartment into a creative show place with bold colors and unique finds.   See the Gallery

  • Devil's Bridge

    It seems we just can’t get enough images of cool architecture, design and living spaces, judging from Tumblr’s recently released 2013 Top Architecture Posts. These most popular photos are…   Read the Blog

  • Cool Pool, Australia

    Posh pools, comfy cottages and unique nooks and crannies seemed to capture Tumblr viewers' interests most during the past year.   See the Gallery