Friday, July 18, 2014

Nick Olsen in House Beautiful!

I was very excited to see that Emily Evans Eerdmans had posted about designer Nick Olsen.  Nick is a protege' of Miles Redd- and I found this entry hall Nick created to be something I could really fall for-

New York, New York, it's a hell of a town!  (see the current issue of House Beautiful)
Congratulations to Nick- he deserves this coverage- and we wish him all the luck and success in the world! Nick Olsen has created Manhattan magic in a 1,000 square foot one bedroom apartment.
The visual excitement of this flat is something else.  The photography is very good also!  The painted stripes on the living room walls reminded me of what Albert had done for his young friend, the model Robert Yoh- only with black stripes.  Ditto the bright violet leather on the open arm chair. So, what do YOU think of this entry hall?  I love it!  I feel that all the strong colour can make up for those very long, dreary winters that many New Yorkers are forced to endure.  Kudos to Nick Olsen!  Congrats!
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Nick Olsen House Beautiful

Albert Hadley for Brooke Astor

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"I deeply believe that a beautiful decor can have a beneficial influence on our lives"

Albert Hadley

4 comments:

  1. What a stunning library! Very striking and so graphic! Thanks for the preview, Dean. Cheers

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    1. Loi,
      So good to hear from you! I really enjoy your Tone on Tone site- Nick Olsen created a library cum dining room cum entrance hall here! Love his use of color and space too.
      Dean

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  2. hi dean really love this apt. in NY. xxpeggy

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    1. Peggy,
      Yes, it's always fun when a young designer begins to be published. Would love to see him go all the way!
      Dean

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