Category Archives: FAMOUS PEOPLE

GRETA GARBO…………her apartment is FOR SALE

GARBO.  The Hollywood Legend…………lived here for 40 years. Three bed, three bath, sprawling rooms……….windows in every direction……..the apt sits on the East River.

Her heirs are selling the apartment for a mere $5.95 million.  It is a resplendent apartment filled with grace and sophistication that you would imagine Garbo living in.

The apartment takes up the entire 5th floor of the exclusive CAMPANILE at 450 East 52s street.  Garbo enjoyed the water views………..now you can too.

DIFFA DINES……….after the show • NYC 2017

 

DIFFA…..Dining by Design…….on the pier in the Hudson River.  After the show…….donors can dine in one of the dozens of room settings.

It is a wonderful way to raise awareness of individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS.

The event raised over a million $$$.

 

 

 

 

 

DIFFA…..on the pier • NYC • 2017

 

Dozens of New York Designers create tabletops for the DIFFA show here in New York.  The $$$ raised is for support of the AIDS programs………helping victims with their financial needs……housing….meds………whatever they need.

 

 

This is the 2oth year that I have supported the foundation….it is such a good cause.

 

 

DIFFA…..Designing By design • nyc 2017

DINING DESIGNS presented by DIFFA…….on the pier, NYC.  The design industry raising funds to help victims of AIDS and those who are HIV positive.

Designed by “2 Michaels”……the Beacon Hill Table is based on the textiles in their collection.”Japonisme”.

Table decor by New York Times “T” magazine.

Jamie Drake designed this for Benjamin Moore….to raise awareness about AIDS.

Matisse inspired……Carlos Mota designed this dining room  for Architectural Digest .

Charles Harper’s illustrations for DESIGNTEX.

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE……Ali Taylor used a “pop art style” inspired by the target paintings of Jasper Johns.

WAR PAINT on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre

The theatre only has 1200 seats…………so it was a rush to get everyone outside into the theatre on time……lots of elderly ladies with walkers.

The NEDERLANDER THEATRE

The THEATRE CURTAIN………..generating excitement even before it rises.

Staring………PATTI LUPONE and CHRISTINE EBERSOLE

TIME:  1935-1964              LOCATION :  New York City

THE PLOT:  The battle between the cosmetic queens…….Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden.

Set design by David Korins Design

Our dear friend Erik Liberman plays the parts of several characters…………including the “gay sailor”.

TIMES SQUARE in Watercolors

The  giant billboards………..the tourists [one  million per day are in New York] half of them are in Times Square.  Lots of shopping.  Lots of eating.  The RED LOBSTER alone serves 10,000 meals per day.  Theatres fill up.  FUN CITY !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MELANIA TRUMP on Broadway

MELANIA and the DONALD………..and now she is the STATUE of LIBERTY…..

welcoming all the refugees and immigrants to America.  Ain’t America GREAT!

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