Posts Categorized: Lifestyle

Living Pretty with Lorenzo and Kurt

If you follow Lorenzo Martone Rausch on Instagram, you would ascend to a world of beauty. His breathtaking collection of photos includes food, flower arrangements, a gorgeous poodle, and ‘SkyFall’. ‘SkyFall’ is the name he gave the home that he built along with master florist Kurt Rausch, in Dutchess County, NY.

Measure of Her Powers

A chat with Jackie Kai Ellis In my line of work I get to visit amazing people, their gastronomical world, passions, homes, and of course their Lacanche experience. Recently I traveled to France to meet writer, pastry chef, and designer Jackie Kai Ellis at her Parisian home. After reading her touching memoir and following her… Read more »

Destinations – Amy Cupp – Ultimate Barn Refined

Amy Cupp, interior designer and owner of the 11 Cornwall Road Guest House in Warren, Connecticut, is a true original. She doesn’t follow trends; she sets them: with an eye for unusual objects, a passion for flowers, and an exceptional vision for their placement.

A Lacanche Owner’s Visit to Burgundy

Lacanche owner Kerry Valentine recently traveled to France with a couple of friends for a tour of art, wine and food. The trip began in Provence, where they spent two days in the Avignon area, visiting Arles for the Van Gogh walk and then wine tasting in the Cote du Rhone region with transplanted American… Read more »

French Country Cottage

Courtney Allison is a freelance photographer and stylist for magazines and brands who recently finished her first book. Regarding her design aesthetic, she says, “I think if you walk into a room and see a room filled with treasures, memories, and things you love and they make you happy-  it’s perfect.” Her Instagram account has 156,000 followers… Read more »

The Cook’s Atelier Book Signing in NYC

The Cook’s Atelier is housed in a 17th Century building in the heart Beaune, France and is an amazing place for lovers of all things culinary and especially the aesthetically beautiful. People travel from all over to learn to cook from these two amazing chefs, who happen to be mother and daughter. Marjorie and Kendall… Read more »

Ackerman Heritage House

The absolutely stunning Ackerman Heritage House in the Napa Valley was built in 1888 in downtown Napa by famous Bay Area Architect Luther Turton. After a history of being owned and occupied by multiple families, this 130-year-old Victorian mansion was purchased by Lauren Ackerman, who also owns Ackerman Family Vineyards, in 2010. You can read… Read more »