the “undergound”

Hello friends, We hope your summer was amazing and that you are all set for fall. With the onset of scarves, boots and tights our sights are set on the upcoming holiday season. Only a few more weeks until shopping season begins! This year, we at Chartreuse...

2011 Art in the Parc

This past Friday, we hosted our second annual "Art in the Parc" event featuring eight of our favorite area artists and small business owners. We invited our clients, friends, babies, pets, the neighborhood, all were welcome. We hired an adorable mobile creperie (We actually designed...

trend spotting @ the NYIGF

A few weekends ago I was lucky enough to attend the New York International Gift Fair at the Javits Convention Center in the big apple. Vendors of gifts, home decor, accessories, treats for babies, pets and home were assembled to show and share their newest...

Hinkley Lighting, Life Aglow

We couldn't resist sharing a video from the Hinkley Lighting  2011 | 2012 lifestyle photoshoot. We had the privilege of being part of a wonderful team of creatives including Rob Brinson and his talented wife counterpart Jill Brinson. This amazing body of images represents the Hinkley brand...

Silkscreening

...aka "the Underground." Since none of us really had any experience screening, we called our friends over at OnPoint promotions to show us the ropes. Located in Lakewood, the team at OnPoint so graciously invited us over, had our artwork already "screened up" and showed us...

down on the farm
This year one of our studio goals was to plant a small herb garden, watch seeds grown and use the harvest in our day to day summer cooking creations. It was a learning adventure all around. From starting little seeds in the chilly months, to moving our little sprouts out into the big outdoors, it was a little labor of love. Along with the obvious basil and chartreuse zinnia flowers we also planted a handful of beet and french radish seeds. 
pretty green flowers

We love fresh flowers in the studio. Each of us have favorites, everything from the Stargazer Lilies, to Gerber Daisies to large green Chrysanthemums. From classic and pretty to modern with edge our floral style definitely reflects our style of design in the studio....