Sara Bengur, the New York-based interior designer, enjoys a reputation for creating sophisticated yet warm spaces that unabashedly mix color, pattern and texture. All a reflection of her multi-cultural and well-traveled background. Sara comes by her particular brand of contemporary exoticism naturally; the daughter of a Turkish economist with the IMF, she spent her formative years in Istanbul, Turkey and abroad. Sara's work has been published widely in such publications as Elle Decor, House Beautiful, New York, New York Times and W.
Published in Vanity Fair in November 1935, this
photograph shows Louis Armstrong, the Merlin of the Jazz Age and the musician most responsible for placing a nation under the spell of its first, purely native art form. If the spirit ...