Elana Frankel is the senior director of photography and style at online home goods marketplace One Kings Lane. A former design writer, Elana’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, and Metropolitan Home. She is the author of two books on design: Design Secrets: Office Spaces, and Classics: Little Black Dresses of Interior Design. Elana makes her home in an old church near New York City that is perpetually under renovation.
Above: Elana Frankel is judging our Best Bedroom (Professional) category.
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Cities I’ve Lived In: Paris, Edingburgh, Manchester, New York.
Last Art Exhibit I Saw: Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe at the Guggenheim.
Last Item I Bought for My House: Two Wayne Pate prints.
Favorite Restaurants: For breakfast, Sierra Mar in Big Sur, California (photograph above via Nat Hansen). For lunch, Sweet Green in New York. For dinner, Settimio in Rome.
Favorite Shops: OK Store in Los Angeles for modern wares (photograph above via Anthology). Yellow River in Cross River, NY for vintage. De Vera in New York City for inspiration. Where I actually purchase? One Kings Lane.