IN PROFILE: BRITT AND DAMIAN ZUNINO OF STUDIO DB

When husband and wife team Damian and Britt Zunino launched the firm Studio DB, the plan was to merge their backgrounds in architecture and fashion to craft beautiful yet livable spaces, ideal for clients who refused to choose between the two. Their wide breadth of knowledge allows the Manhattan-based firm to manage all steps of the design process, from architectural planning to styling, allowing them to immaculately tailor spaces to the needs of their client. Armed with a knack for juxtaposition, be it an architectural chandelier with chinoiserie wallpaper, or a pair of surrealist Guillerme et Chambron chairs partnered with contemporary sofas, the duo allows for both fantasy and functionality to prevail. To go along with their collection of DECASO favorites, the duo recently shared some of their most wanted insider secrets. Here, they share everything from the surprising design tip culled from their wardrobes, the world-class collection Damian’s been cultivating since childhood, plus their expertly curated NYC crib sheet.

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MID-CENTURY MODERN MARVELS OF INSTAGRAM

While the rest of the world is tagging their MCM Man-Crush-Mondays, we have our eye on the original acronym holder: Mid-Century-Modern. If you’re a Mid-Century Modern obsessive, you’ll know that Mid-Century Modern is really more than a design trend; it’s a lifestyle. We’ve collected ten of our favorite MCM marvels from Instagram that are making us fall in love with the style all over again.

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INTRODUCING RADNOR, THE NEXT-GEN GALLERY YOU NEED TO KNOW

Flush with alluring objects and equipped with precisely polished points of view, galleries are seemingly custom tailored for the Instagram age. And yet, few galleries seem to have actually cracked the medium’s potential. Let it be known, however: Susan Clark, founder of Radnor Gallery, is not one of those people.

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8 DESIGN LESSONS FROM THE LEGENDARY ALESSANDRA BRANCA

There are designers and then there are designers. Alessandra Branca, a born and bred Roman with a top-tier Chicago design pedigree, is one of the latter. Coffee table books, high-profile design collaborations, and countless industry awards have made Branca the kind of bold-print designer who’s name bolsters tables of contents and adds verve to industry events. Which is all to say: she’s the kind of designer worth taking a tip from. In conjunction with Casa Branca’s recent DECASO debut, we asked Branca to give us eight of her best designer tricks. Her answers, which range from brilliant, no-cost hacks to splurge-y remodel ideas, are sure to inspire your next interior shake-up, or better yet, tee it off today!

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