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From Downton Abbey to Downtown Chic

Alessandra Wood | Posted 04.05.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

Do you ever dream about what it would be like to live in Downton Abbey? The glamorous, aristocratic lifestyle, the formal and luxurious interior design. I worked with Vi from Tastemaker to create an interior design inspired by Downton Abbey.

PHOTOS: How 'Modern Family' Can Become Your Reality

Posted 09.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

"Modern Family" made waves with their portrayal of such a diverse family on television. But where the show has also made strides is the the thoughtful...

PHOTO: You'll Never Believe Who Helped Designed This Set

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 08.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

Normally we'd be eyeing Liam Hemsworth in the soon-to-be released thriller "Paranoia." But we have a feeling we'll also be focused on the furniture af...

You Can Now Live Like Mary And Rhoda

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 01.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

Our dreams are finally coming true!

TV Set Decorators Influence How We See Our Favorite Characters

Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

By KIM COOK, The Associated Press Our rooms speak volumes about us – and set decorators for television shows specialize in knowing what they can ...

WATCH: Floating Opera

Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

Powdered wig-wearing patriots bounce on an inflatable mountaintop. Mermaids twirl while suspended in thin air. A battle breaks out on top of a giant, ...

Architect Rafael Viñoly Takes To The Stage

Jacob Slevin | Posted 10.25.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

Photo courtesy of Rafael Viñoly Architects. I've always enjoyed watching architects dabble in a myriad of creative disciplines. Leonardo da Vinci ...

WATCH: New York Through The David Rockwell Lens

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Rockwell is no stranger to the theatre and entertainment world. First inspired from a young age by his mother's community theatre in New Jersey,...

Beowulf Borrit on The Scottsboro Boys, Theatre, and Process

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

On December 12th, The Scottsboro Boys closed its Broadway run. Months later, Beowulf Boritt received a Tony nomination for "Best Scenic Design of a Musical" for work that used minimal elements to convey symbolism and depth.

PHOTOS: Jim Fenhagen Designs Sets For Piers Morgan, Martha Stewart, Colbert

Linda Tischler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Linda Tischler

When Piers Morgan sits down with Sharon Stone for a cozy little tete-a-tete this week, viewers may be so dazzled by the set behind her they'll forget ...

WATCH: FASHION SHOW: A Pastoral Scene at Marimekko Spring/Summer 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

"What sorts of beautiful places might beautiful girls walk through?", the set designer wondered. It was going to be a Spring show, and in hindsight th...

Declaring Design Thursdays on HuffPost Arts (Bi-Weekly)

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Great art can transform us. Great performance can transfix us. Great design can do both, and we can use it. I am proud (and humbled) to announce the launch of Design Thursdays, a new bi-weekly feature on the arts section, where we will concertedly splatter the page with articles and blogs from such fields of design as architecture, interiors, product, graphic, and print.