Hi and welcome to the creative mind of Brooklyn-based interior design firm, Ishka Designs.
This blog allows you to peek behind the scenes of our design process; see the images, products, and events that inspire and motivate us. We are happily biased towards interior design topics with a sustainable undertone. With our international backgrounds, we definitely embrace a global perspective and influence. We hope you are inspired and sometimes provoked by our postings and we look forward to reading and responding to your comments!

One love, idi


Crushing on Red from Fall and elsewhere

I don't usually go for red but I've been struck by the fabulousness of the color of late.  I am currently itching to specify these GORGEOUS pieces from twitter friend Kathe Fraga and 1st Dibs...
Kalena by Kathe Fraga (source: www.kathefraga.com)
Joyful Garden by Kathe Fraga
Red end tables from 1st Dibs (if only they could work in my space!!!)
Source: www.1stdibs.com
red lacquered table found on 1st dibs
and to wear these numbers from Marchesa, Prabal Gurung, BCBG Max Azria, and Y-3...
So in love! Marchesa F2011
source: catwalking photography NY Times
Marchesa just beautiful! And the shoes...
More Marchesa gorgeousness
Prabal Gurung Fall2011
Source: catwalking photography for NY Times
Same dress back view top right.
A great transition piece from BCBG Max Azria: summer (minus the turtleneck and paired with some rugged sandals) to this look for fall
Source: catwalking photography for NY Times 
Structured but loose - BCBG Max Azria Fall 2011
Y-3 Fall 2011
Source: catwalking photography for NY Times
So red and it's accents of pink, black, and turquoise are definitely inspiring me.  Can you say the same?



  1. Oh definitely I do say the same. Red is always an inspiration. LOve your choices

  2. Love Kathe Fraga's work...great post.

  3. yeah! lovin' the last image- the red with the turquoise!

  4. Thanks all! Glad to know I am not the only one crushing on this color :)

  5. Love the art work and feeling the red. Fire!!!

  6. Hi Idi, it's an honor to have my paintings included with such beautiful design and fashion! I am swooning over the dresses--amazing! (Also, my father was born and raised in Brooklyn--love Brooklyn!) xo, Kathe

  7. Lakeitha pointed me to your blog and I'm so happy she did! These red images are so beautiful!!!

  8. beautiful red finds! lovely greetings