Author: Vanessa Deleon

When choosing colors for children, we automatically think of primary colors: red, yellow and blue. Although these colors are used in many classrooms and kid’s bedrooms, for the child on the spectrum, these colors can be sensory overload. There are many components to creating a...

Making the outdoor design look like you’re indoor’s begins with the right combination of material, form, and function. If you're tired of the old white plastic chairs and tables from grandma’s backyard and the sun umbrella unsteadily tilted in the insert of the picnic table,...

Vanessa To The Renovation Rescue When renovating, there are several things that you need to know before executing your design plans. The first thing you should consider is whether you have ideas that will showcase a home without losing your mind, money and valuable time. Many...

The Architectural Digest Design Show now in its 15th year has proven again to be the best luxury design show on the East Coast. This year over 40,000 guests attended and over 420 brands representing furniture, appliances, art, accessories, kitchen, bath, lighting, and building projects for the...

VANDAL- Chris Santos, chef/owner, has teamed up with Rich Wolf of the TAO and LAVO group bringing their synergies together creating Vandal restaurant. By far this is the hottest spot on the Lower East Side. This fabulous 12,000 square ft., the restaurant is a hodgepodge of...

Chelsea, NYC- situated on the West Side of Manhattan along the Hudson River has become the hottest neighborhood in the Metropolitan area. Chelsea is the home to over 150 art galleries, theaters, numerous restaurants, nightspots and Vanessa Deleon Associates Design firm. [caption id="attachment_4142" align="aligncenter" width="2000"] The...

This year, after a hectic schedule my hubby decided that we both needed time to recharge our internal batteries. We needed what we call a Staycation, our meaning, a local mini-vacation. Immediately I said yes, and he booked a suite at the newly renovated gorgeous Beaux Arts Decor, The Plaza Hotel.

There are many things I’m thankful for especially around this time of the year. I’m thankful for the beautiful weather in November in New York, as I’m thrust into a week packed with designs, meetings, deadlines, filming, and travel. However, November greets me with an inner...

  Planning a bridal shower is a lot of work, especially when your time is extremely precious and you know that you want to make this special event unforgettable. If you’re not the friend of the bride, you are probably related, this year I’m privileged to...