The owner of Bennison Fabrics' house in Mallorca is a delightful ode to pattern and colour
A longstanding love affair with Mallorca led the owner of Bennison Fabrics and her husband to make a home there, and their translation of a classic English aesthetic to this new setting is a masterclass in pattern and placement
Gracie and The Garden Room at Winfield House - The Glam Pad
In 1936, American Heiress Barbara Hutton built Winfield House in Regent’s Park, London after a fire destroyed the original property. She eventually donated it to the U.S. Government, and Winfield House has served as the official residence of the United States Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s since 1955. During their tenure from 1969 to 1974, Ambassador and Mrs. Walter H. […]
How Does A 90 Year Old Gentleman Decorate? In Connecticut, Downtown NYC, and London
Recently, I reviewed the book “One Man’s Folly” about the antiquarian Furlow Gatewood, a designer in his 90s living at his childhood farm in a series of houses he has brought to the property. Amazingly, Gatewood was in his 80s when he started moving the houses to his property – decorating each one in his own personal style. What an inspiration he is! Surely, there aren’t many other men like him around – are there? Well, I can think of another one in particular. Last week, T – the New York…
A Ravishing Queen Anne House
This cira-1900 Queen Anne house boasts a wide veranda, a tower, pocket doors and an abundance of original detailing. Take a look at how one couple restored this historic home using art wallpapers, vintage textiles, antique lighting fixtures and a variety of period-appropriate antique decor.
The converted stable block of Sybil Colefax designer Emma Burns
Schooled in matters of taste by her mother, when Emma Burns, a decorator at Sybil Colefax & John Fowler, inherited the former stables that her parents had progressively converted as a weekend retreat.