Thom Browne's Midcentury Pad In Greenwich Village

Thom Browne’s Midcentury Pad In Greenwich Village

Architectural Digest has a new profile on Thom Browne’s modest (as in relatable by you and me) bachelor pad in the West Village. So modest, in fact, that there’s just a twin bed, a sure-fire way to keep you feeling…

Sigmund Freud's Office

Sigmund Freud’s Office

Recently I watched the film “A Dangerous Method,” in which Michael Fassbender portrays Carl Jung opposite Viggo Mortensen’s Sigmund Freud. There are extensive scenes set in Freud’s office, which is lined with books, modern art, and packed with figurines from…

Scot Meacham Wood Launches Vintage Barware Collection

Scot Meacham Wood Launches Vintage Barware Collection

Colleague and pal Scot Meecham Wood continues to expand his tartan-trimmed empire with a new website for his design services as well as a growing variety of wares in his home collection. These wares include a wide selection of vintage…

The Three-Button, Bow-Tied Armoire Bar

The Three-Button, Bow-Tied Armoire Bar

Last week I attended the Architectural Digest home and design show here in New York. It was a bit disappointing, so I’m just going to run one photo of this rather clever creation by a couple of young furniture makers…

English Gentlemen At Home

English Gentlemen At Home

This is a post inspired by a post inspired by another post. By which I mean I saw these photos at Die Workwear!, which had been inspired by a similar one at No Man Walks Alone. But whereas Die Workwear!…

Boutet De Monvel Auction At Sotheby's

Boutet De Monvel Auction At Sotheby’s

Ah, April in Paris. That’s where you’ll want to be in a couple of months when Sotheby’s auctions off a major collection of the works of the elegant Boutet de Monvel. The collection was preserved by his descendants in his…

The Explorers Club New York City

The Explorers Club New York City

FE Castleberry recently put up a post that led the reader to a wonderful rare look inside The Explorers Club. The photos were done in 2009 by Todd Selby and are for anyone who’s a sucker for that exotic colonial…

An Art Venue, And Work Of Art Itself

An Art Venue, And Work Of Art Itself

Recently I saw a piece in the New York Times about artist Theaster Gates, who bought an old bank building in Chicago for $1, raised $3.7 million to rennovate it, and turned it into the Stony Island Art Bank. If…

Make Your Home Smell Like Tartan

Make Your Home Smell Like Tartan

Scot Meacham Wood’s burgeoning empire now includes a perfectly scented candle for the holidays. $45 for 60 hours of burn time and a refined, outdoorsy scent.    

Interior Design Is The New #Menswear

Interior Design Is The New #Menswear

Recently GQ tweeted out a list of the hundred best home and design shops in America. Most interesting was what was contained in the 140 Twitter characters: the assertion that interior design is the new hashtag menswear. Let the trend…

Man Caves Are Where Patriarchy Goes To Die

Man Caves Are Where Patriarchy Goes To Die

Here at Masculine Interiors we find “man caves” offensive. There are the wall-mounted electric guitars, the foosball table, the hero-worship of sports teams, and then there’s the offensive odor of cold pizza and cheap beer. But others find them offensive…

Earl Spencer Q&A For Ralph Lauren Magazine

Earl Spencer Q&A For Ralph Lauren Magazine

My latest piece for Ralph Lauren Magazine is a Q&A with Earl Spencer, brother of the late Princess Diana. I’d originally been told that the questions, once approved, would be delivered via telephone for livelier responses. In the end they…