Author Archives: Sam Simon

About Sam Simon

Sam Simon is a beloved NYC artist and designer - creating beautiful murals and paintings on canvas. Sam launched a boutique line of limited edition artworks in 2007, and a line of lighting in 2009. Check out www.samsimonprojects.com or follow sam on twitter @ http://twitter.com/1samsimon

Lounging on my brand new imitation tempur-pedic memory foam mattress, deep in an internet “hunt for red october”  for a narrow bedside table, I went to www.apartmenttherapy.com as I often do.  Somehow through the randomness of searching around I stumbled … Continue reading


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Did you put your name on it?

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One of the great mysteries to me is the wide spread fascination and seemingly sense of importance to blazon a child’s name up on the wall in his or her room….Im really not so sure why this is such a … Continue reading


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For the past 15 years I have been creating artwork for children’s rooms and nurseries.  In my experience, the number one  request I get is utilizing the motif of Safari Animals.  Check out some great and unexpected safari finds below!  … Continue reading


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This morning I traveled up to 71st and Park Avenue, where just in from the corner sits the 2010 Kips Bay Decorator Show House.  If you have never been to one of these, I recommend it highly.  Lots of looks … Continue reading


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I pretty much start to fixate on Candy Corn in late September.  It taunts me from my beloved seasonal aisle in CVS.  My costume concept deliberations begin in May, this year on the short list is Hall and Oates, Sushi, … Continue reading


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Creating images of our children, families, and lives is something we have been doing since back when some hairy caveman picked up a leg bone and decided to paint on a wall. Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait, (below) painted in 1434 … Continue reading


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vintage Rock PAPER Scissors!

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My last post touched upon how I (and many popular design houses of the moment) are very inspired by vintage children’s books, prints, and illustrations.  I just love stuff from the 40s-70s.  They have soul. Their color palates are way … Continue reading


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People, put down the Pooh!

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Most new parents want their baby’s nursery to be something special and personal, just for their baby….right?  Here is a very simple concept which provides a very artful and tasteful statement, letting you express yourself with minimal effort and time … Continue reading


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September is baby safety month- and personally I admit  to being a neurotic New Yorker!!  Even more so when it comes to my work, and babies! So I say the safer the better! Artwork and Wall Treatments are the single … Continue reading


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My name is Sam Simon, and this is my first blog post ever! Im a blog virgin…a blirgin! (yes, I like to make up words), besides that very useful skill…I have been making artwork all of my life, and selling … Continue reading


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