#BornThisDay: Actor, Maureen Stapleton

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June 21, 1925- Maureen Stapleton is one of those great character actors that I am crazy about. I loved the film version of the musical Bye Bye Birdie (1963) as a ... See the Rest

#CollectingObsession: Beauregard Houston-Montgomery’s “Dollhouse Living”


The St. Mark’s Place apartment that the fabulously-monikered Beauregard Houston-Montgomery ... See the Rest

#DesignGenius: Cubitat Is A “Plug-N-Play” House In A Box


Designer Luca Nichetto unveiled his new standalone Cubitat at Toronto's Interior Design Show last month. ... See the Rest

Hamptons Modern: Victor Calderone’s Amagansett Retreat


Legendary DJ Victor Calderone and his interior designer wife, Athena, discovered a neglected 60s ranch house in Amagansett and they envisioned this ideal summer getaway together. ... See the Rest

Design Flashback 1960: Jayne Mansfield & Mickey Hargitay


Shot by LIFE photographer Allan Grant in 1960, the 50s sex symbol, Jayne Mansfield, shows us around her 40-room mansion, dubbed “the Pink Palace”, which she shared with her husband Mickey Hargitay, Mr. Universe 1955. Ringo Starr later lived in the Mediterranean-style house. It ... See the Rest

Design News: Ikea Crushes A New Hybrid Collection


Ikea just rolled out a new limited edition collection of decor that blends traditional Chinese and Scandinavian design. See the Rest

Plush Interior


Automazing plush interior. (via anxietyboner) ... See the Rest

Hot Rooms at the Madonna Inn


Alex and Phyllis Madonna opened the Madonna Inn motel in San Luis Obispo, California, in 1958. It had 12 rooms. In 1966 the motel burned down. The Madonnas rebuilt it and it now has 110 rooms, most of them lavishly furnished beyond the imagination of even the most eccentric ... See the Rest