New York Social Diary has a great interview with Miles Redd today in their NYSD House section. There are loads and loads of pictures of his New York apartment. Lots of eye candy for the weekend.
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Catching up with a whole week's worth of NYSD posts on Friday night is one of the best ways to start the weekend, and I'm glad DPC has finally made it down to Miles' place. The best part about NYSD's House section (besides the sheer number of photos, I mean) is that while the subject chats, the photographer quietly roams around the place on his own like a cat, peeking into places the glossy titles ignore. Example: that shot of a stack of Miles' books. I love it. I mean, when's the last time you saw a chipped dustcover or a cracked spine in, say AD?? Here's somebody who'e actually read his books. Being privy to such a minute visual examination of a place is the next best thing to being a nosy houseguest.
I agree with Magnaverde- I love the just walked in look of their photographs, I was perusing the site last week looking at Bunny Williams articles. Great pictures there and the interviews with designers are always upbeat and zippy. Good good stuff. I found a first time article of Redd's apt from years ago- fun to go through those mags. Can't wait to see more at NYSD. g
This interview ran three years ago.See:http://www.newyorksocialdiary.com/index12.1.06.php...and scroll down to 10/6/06.Wonder why they're recycling these and pretending they're fresh?
I thought the same thing about NYSD running MR's townhouse already... odd even for a online affair. Of course it is probably the best thing they have ever photographed. Maybe this the reason and its back by popular demand?
totes agree with magnaverde on the photography- it's nice to see how people live when their house isn't styled to within an inch of it's life. and miles lives pretty grandly it would seem...
Thanks, Anon@21:16! I had thought I'd seen this before, but scrolled down a bit and it didn't pop up immediately. I should have gone back more! But it is nice to see this house again. I agree that it's great to see a not-too-styled house.
NYSD has gone green and is recycling.
Pigtown-Old or new, it's still amazing. Looks fresh--which is perhaps why NYSD ran it (or perhaps because all the NY decorators are away in the Hamptons and could not be interviewed.)I think it is worthy of a second look. While the colors can be rather strong, I believe he is making other decorators take another glance at what may seem strident color. After you've seen an MR interior, beige can seem ultra-beige and bland.He knows his design history and it shows.cheers, www.thestylesaloniste.com
I love Miles Redd! I love his fearless flying in the face of beige, the theater of it all. All of life's a stage. Wish MR could design mine!
I am glad to know I'm not the only one who sits on NYSD for a week, then positively gorges. And Miles Redd? That man has never done a project I don't drool over. I am dying over those coral urns with green apples. The bathroom? My gawd. He makes me want to rip every room in my home apart and start over. I had a coral bedroom at five. Looking back? Madness. What a little drama queen I was.
That was us!! Housewerks salvaged Miles mirrored bathroom in Chicago AND installed it in his house. It's even more amazing in person. One of the best things we ever salvaged.
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