My New Favorite
Do you have a favorite living room - an image from a magazine that you’ve keep in a folder for years and years? I do. And recently, I’ve realized I have a new favorite that I want to share with you. I started writing this story a few days ago and as it grew, the road to the end twisted and turned and took me to places I never intended to go. With each picture, one design inspires another inspires another. It’s a lesson learned – classic design isn’t born out of the nothing. It’s all about…
Table Loyale: Valentino fala com exclusividade sobre seu novo livro
O estilista lança um livro sobre sua espetacular coleção de louças e objetos de mesa e revela a paixão por reunir amigos, com muito glamour, em torno de uma buona pasta
The Exceptional Interior Designer You’ve Never Heard Of
Well, some of you may have. Show of hands please.How many of you have ever heard of interior designer Furlow Gatewood?Don't worry if you haven't. He should be a household name, because he is just that fabulous.He's not.In fact, nobody except for a very precious few had ever…
One Man's Folly
Some of you may recall this cover from Veranda with a dining room in one of the homes of Furlow Gatewood. It is a great favorite of mine. A new book on Furlow Gatewood by Julia Reed called One Man's Folly is at the top of my book list. One Man's Folly Here are some photos of the wonderful homes of Furlow Gatewood filled with dogs, peacocks, and Chinoiserie. Thanks so much for all of the emails and comments I received on yesterday's post about the death of my dearest friend. They mean so much…
A Folly: Don’t Ever Change
My Dining Room The other day, a friend asked why I had never changed my look? Didn’t I know that big slipcovers were out of style? Didn’t I want to try something new, like Belgian Design (well excuse me, but I’ve yet to see a Belgian house without a slipcover, but I digress.) Her point was, I was stuck in my own aesthetic. That, just because you still like slipcovers or white linen, you are aesthetically dead and need to branch out, move on, change, hang Sputnik chandeliers and mod…
Notes from the Weekend & A Few Lovely Links :: This Is Glamorous
Feature : Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links 10.11.14 -- inspirational links from around the interwebs, as well as what we were up to this weekend.
HOUSE TOUR: A Modern Chicago Renovation That Embraces History
Designer Alessandra Branca energizes this townhouse with a confident mix that bridges the best of old and new.
A place to share beautiful images of interior design, residential architecture and occasional other fields. Expect a variety of pictures that please and capture the imagination. ~ ~ ~ ~...
Haus and Home
Zeitgeist is a German word literally meaning "spirit of the time," and refers to the taste, outlook, and spirit characteristic of a period or generation. NYC based Zeitgeist Gifts search for unique items that fit into a contemporary lifestyle and reflect products of today. I wanted to share some of my favorite items since someone the other day reminded me about the countdown to Christmas was under 100 days. I definitely love some of these gift items for co-workers, elephant gifts or just…
Serene Aqua - Design Chic
All this gray has us wishing for aqua skies and seas. But even if we can't choose the weather, we can add aqua to our interiors for that fun, fresh feeling.