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#rossbleckner painting

  Just to stay current, now that Alec Baldwin has a feud regarding a Ross Bleckner painting, I went back to look at this living room that we did years ago to see the famous painting. I wonder if it was my client the one that didn’t want to sell it!    I still like [...]

beach house

There’s no house I love  designing the most than a beach house. I was born in a hospital in Condado, PR that is right on the beach. My mother’s window overlooked the Atlantic Ocean. I grew up between Guaynabo and Luquillo Beach, spending all our weekends and most of the summer at the beach. I [...]

Union Square Pavilion

Now that the courts have cleared the path for a restaurant in the Union Square Pavilion, “A panel of New York State appellate judges have unanimously rejected a lawsuit brought by park advocates to prevent the City from turning the historic Union Square Park Pavilion into an upscale seasonal restaurant. The seasonal restaurant and holiday [...]


In my first year in architecture studio, we had to design a lamp which we had to make by ourselves, with no glue or screws to hold it together. I designed this pentagonal shape lamp and painted it in the colors of the moment. But more important, check out my 1970′s fashion. NICE, right?