New Featured Designer: Lindsey Stokes

I’ve recently been in contact with Lindsey Stokes, another New York City interior designer who has a penchant for creating masculine home. After some discussion, I wanted to include her on my “Featured Designers” page. She has some really amazing work, and I look forward to working with her in both the near and distant future.

Go over to her website lindseystokesnyc.com  and take a look at some of her amazing work.

 

Twitter: @StokesNYC

Site: lindseystokesnyc.com

Phone: 646-495-9945

Email: info@lindseystokesnyc.com

 

Leather on the Walls

 

There is a lot of different options to avoid the typical semi-gloss on drywall look. One I recently came across which I really like is putting leather on walls. Having a finely tanned hide on your wall will be a welcome change from the typical wall. I searched for a bunch of “leather wall” pictures, and posted them here foryour consideration. Continue reading

DIY Pipe Furniture

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I hate furniture shopping. not only do you have to find something you like, but it has to be the right size, and regardless you pay a huge mark up to pay managers, designers, manufacturers, the salespeople, and whoever delivers it. Being cheap, I like to avoid paying as many middle man as I can. This is why I like to feature a lot of Do-It-Yourself projects that allow men to take a trip to a home improvement store as opposed to a furniture store.  Continue reading

Ode to the Man-Chair

All in the Family may not be in the memory of many people under the age of 40 unless they watch TV Land, but it brings up a key idea of masculine home design. Men should have their own space, but it doesn’t always matter the exact square footage of that space. While it is pretty much indisputable that women control the home these day (A fact I will continue to fight against), men need to put their foot down where they can, and the 9 square feet that a  “man-chair” occupies is a great place to start. Continue reading