Archive for March, 2012

A perennial favorite, stripes never go out of style. To keep them feeling modern, look for unexpected color combinations:

Spring fashion finds

A Clarence House fabric

Apt 48 Bullseye Prep Board

Flor carpet squares

JCrew socks

An Etro stripe

I’m seeing a real rise in the use of taxidermy lately. I’m on the fence, but I guess that’s better than being trapped inside it.

Thierry Despont

A Kim Dorland sculpture

Michele Varians loft as featured in Apartment Therapy

This photo by Thomas Prior from the last fashion week is so inspiring. Backstage at Marchesa, the flurry of activity contrasts greatly with the serenity of the models and the dresses.


I don’t like reality shows but I’m addicted to Million Dollar Listing on Bravo. To see inside fantastic interiors is something I always enjoy. I find it fascinating, seeing how people live and what they value.


Magnifying glasses have been popular at Apartment 48 since 1994 when we began to survey the world for its best and most beautiful objects. From the practical to the pragmatic, they remain an important part of the universal aesthetic.

Our bamboo handled one circa 2005

Our antelope as featured in Elle Decor


An authentic Victorian

Our current collection


From Vagabond Vintage


A pendant by Zara Taylor


Form follows function

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