White, white everywhere

White, white everywhere

With all the snow we’ve been getting lately in the northeast, it seems like everywhere we look, we’re surrounded by white. Personally, I could never bring myself to buy white furniture (maybe one day when […]

Jan, 31 by Nina.
Me + Rue Magazine

Me + Rue Magazine

I’m so pleased to announce the third issue of Rue Magazine is finally live! And yours truly is included in a couple of features, as a guest interior designer in “Expand Your Horizons” & as […]

Jan, 28 by Nina.
The lovely EmersonMade

The lovely EmersonMade

I’m finally putting 2 + 2 together: stand-out sneak peak on designsponge* last year + pretty blouse displayed yesterday on Oh Joy! = Emersonmade. The duo consist of designer Emerson and husband/partner Ryan who create […]

Jan, 26 by Nina.

Recipes – Organized!

If you enjoy cooking and eating, like this Italian, you must have recipe clippings, xerox copies, and written notecards piling up. This is a fun project that won’t take too long or break the bank […]

Jan, 24 by Nina.
The Readers’ Spa Awards

The Readers’ Spa Awards

I hate winter…the cold, bundling up endless layers, dry skin, chapped lips. I complain about it every day till it warms up in, like…May. ┬áThe next best thing to living in L.A. would be to […]

Jan, 21 by Nina.
The Uniform

The Uniform

Hi everyone, Audrey Neustadter here signing on with my first post as Ciao Bella!’s fashion editor. In recent years, editors have attained celebrity status in the fashion world alongside models and designers. I’m not certain […]

Jan, 17 by Nina.
Improve Your Winter Skincare Regiment with Eminence

Improve Your Winter Skincare Regiment with Eminence

Hi everyone! Julia Costello here, signing on with my first post as Ciao Bella!’s beauty editor. I wanted to share some of my favorite beauty products that will help restore moisture to your skin and […]

Jan, 14 by Nina.
Cozy up with a good book

Cozy up with a good book

You know I’m obsessed with magazines but along with that comes my love of coffee table books. Days like today make me want to cozy up on the couch with a good book, a warm […]

Jan, 12 by Nina.
Architectural Eye Candy : Integral House

Architectural Eye Candy : Integral House

Former violinist and math professor Dr. James Stewart spent a fortune on a residence in the posh Toronto neighborhood of Rosedale. He selected the then-relatively unknown pair of architects, Brigitte Shim and Howard Sutcliffe of […]

Jan, 10 by Nina.
The Selby

The Selby

Over a nice steak dinner with friends Jack & Julie the other night, we discussed our favorite and not-so-favorite interior design magazines. Elle Decor UK, Living etc and Vogue Living Australia were some of our […]

Jan, 06 by Nina.
Hotel of the Month: Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Barcelona

Hotel of the Month: Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Barcelona

Now that I’m getting a hang of this whole blog thing, I’m working on a lot of great new ideas for Ciao Bella! in 2011 so please stay tuned! Here, I’d like to kick off […]

Jan, 04 by Nina.
Cleveland rocks

Cleveland rocks

Cleveland’s been through a lot so it’s nice to visit my hometown and notice a bunch of really fresh spots popping up. Neighborhoods that used to feel abandoned are seeing facelifts, artists moving in, and […]

Jan, 01 by Nina.