December 5, 1997 |
Sally Sirkin Lewis stands in the middle of an opulent penthouse bedroom suite, its soaring glass walls open to the twinkling lights of an urban skyline. "This is my dream room!" she exclaims. "This is space, it's serenity, it's what my life is all about!" Lovingly, she points out details of the movie-star suite with its mahogany four-poster bed and side tables and glass-top consoles under massive mirrors in gold-leaf frames.
November 27, 1996
"Frasier" co-star Jane Leeves will host a gala awards dinner on Dec. 8 as part of "Diving Design '96," a six-day design showcase at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood that benefits Project Angel Food and DIFFA/Los Angeles, which finances various AIDS organizations. Honorees at the Dec. 8 awards include photographer Herb Ritts, Frank Toskan of M.A.C. cosmetics, Gucci's Tom Ford, interior designer Sally Sirkin Lewis and clothing manufacturer Kenneth Cole.
HOME & GARDEN
September 20, 2007 |
For its fall 20th century decorative-arts sale, Bonhams & Butterfields continues to offer furnishings of a more recent vintage. In addition to the standard fare of early-1900s glass, California ceramics and mid-century furniture, contemporary pieces by L.A. luminaries such as Roy McMakin and Sally Sirkin Lewis will be up for auction. Sami Hayek's 2005 Scott office suite may set a benchmark for the young L.A. designer, whose pieces are so new they rarely come up for resale.
HOME & GARDEN
September 20, 1997 |
When your woofers and tweeters take over your traditional decor, it's time to strike a balance. Speakers and cabinetry are in tune at Innovative Audio, where the latest technology is housed in Old World style. Six cabinet styles (from $1,400 to $2,400 each) are available, with several finishes and European hardware to give each solid wood piece some individuality.
September 21, 1990 |
In the ongoing crossover spirit from fashion runways to interior design showrooms, watch this fall for tapestry to wear and tapestry for your chair. Cecile Bradbury of the Bradbury Collection in the Pacific Design Center claims fashion designer Ralph Lauren married the fashion and furniture fields when he established his interior design line several years ago. "The colors and fabrics are almost parallel now," she says.
March 15, 2001 |
The attics at Althorp, seat of the Earl Spencer, are being cleaned out in preparation for an auction. On June 19, Sotheby's will auction items such as furniture, paintings and books, as well as saddles and harnesses from the former stables at Althorp. The auction, which takes place at Althorp, Northampton, will include a collection of carriages.