Cold-Blooded Creatures Warm Up Homes of Wealthy Humans


“One of my challenges in doing more modern residences these days is just sort of to soften things,” Christopher Stevens, an interior designer who has installed giant fish tanks in homes of wealthy Manhattanites, told the Times yesterday. “How do you humanize this space, how do you introduce natural elements? How do you make it feel like you’re not standing in a white, pristine, soul-less box?” [NYT]