This morning I stumbled upon the portfolio of Stephen Shandley,
a NYC-based designer whose clients include my fave, Diane Keaton.
Shandley was named to the Architectural Digest’s AD100,
the list of the world’s best interior designers + architects.
I tried but failed to access his website this morning —
perhaps it was just a temporary issue — I dunno.
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Now, then. What was I saying about my lady crush, Diane?
Remember when she won the Best Actress Oscar for Annie Hall?
Oh, how I love that movie, + when it came out,
I was inspired by Annie’s wardrobe to sew myself a similar blazer + skirt!
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In addition to her highly successful acting career,
Diane is also a home design afficionado + author of this book:
Next, let’s have a look-see at some photos of Diane’s many** homes,
(**she moves more than we do!)
the interiors of which were designed by Stephen Shandley.
Seriously? A leather sofa porch swing? Genius!
Check this out (below) — Diane + I also share a love of the “re-arrange”!
I wonder if it provides her the same morale boost as it does me?
I am loving the version at left, with all the colorful pottery.
I love color, + am growing a tad weary of the trend of all-white decor.
What say ye?
And last but not least, here are a couple examples of phrases (stenciled?)
incorporated into Diane’s homes:
I am feeling a yen for stenciling something on the walls of our house,
since that’s what I do.
Now I have to choose a phrase, don’t I?