When our Décor Aid designer team was tasked with creating an office space in a Hamptons vacation retreat, they wanted to make sure it still felt like a get-away from the stresses of daily life, while also incorporating all those essential office necessities.
Schedules don't exist, and time is measured only by the ferries as they come and go from the harbor. Pack a bathing suit, sunscreen and little else, then have the most relaxing day ever off the coast of Long Island.
From style blogs to countless magazine covers, front row at every couture show from Paris to Milan, openings at the MET and even walking her beloved pooch in the New York City heat, the lady has accumulated some high wattage star power.
Obviously a Hampton's favorite by the multiple locations! Boutiques offer an eclectic mix of elegant, comfortable, and colorful women's clothing, accessories, fragrance, home décor, beachwear and swim.
As the Hamptons serve as a summer destination for many of New York's residents hoping to escape for the warm months, its relaxing role does not prevent them from serving a specific function for the individual buyer.
The owners of this Turtle Bay co-op had an interior design request that might sound impossible - -- to transform this formerly under-lit, cramped, unusually-shaped Manhattan apartment into a spacious, airy urban retreat -- on a budget, no less!
When we heard that Katie Lee had a new house in the Hamptons, we couldn't wait to see it. We're huge fans of Lee's serene style -- and her Southern charm and humble demeanor are just icing on the cake.
When all is said and done, a savvy seller recoups tens of thousands of dollars in prepayments if everything is documented and adjusted. Capital gains tax is generally payable by a seller incident to the sale of a home.
The individuality demanded in homes today evokes the past times of architectural prominence when revered architects, such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson were commissioned to build spec homes for America's elite.
Designers have a knack for spotting potential in spaces the rest of us might well overlook, a talent that is often apparent in their own homes. Take David Kleinberg's weekend residence in East Hampton, New York.