Entries by tfiori

Perfectly imperfect handmade

My mother taught me the art of embroidery when I was seven years old. I often think about how those invaluable lessons she taught me then are easily “woven” into how I approach my work today. Have a plan.  Know that all of your components are lined up in front of you before you even […]

Connecting to Art

I love when clients already have artwork that is the inspiration for a space because they’re typically personal pieces that tells a part of their story.   The challenge is when we seek out artwork for our clients. It needs to be approached in a thoughtful, creative, and authentic manner that lends itself to sharing their […]

Bergen The Home Issue

The true vagabond has no home base—nothing to redecorate, nothing to vacuum. But who ever said the rest of us can’t catch the vagabond spirit, tapping the world’s visual variety for the homes we cherish? This month, Escapes takes a break from its usual wanderings for an armchair tour, courtesy of five northern New Jersey […]

Realtor.com: A Designers Comment on Kanye’s Home

Kanye West is in rare form these days: Since rejoining Twitter on April 13, the rapper has been ranting about everything from politics to how he’s “nice at ping pong” (whatever that means). Yet one topic he’s kept tightly under wraps? His home with Kim Kardashian West. That is, until now. Ever since purchasing this Los Angeles estate in 2014 for […]