from the archives: a New England cape cod decorated by Kathryn M. Ireland (5 ideas to borrow)

These are days, these late days of September, of hanging on and letting go. And I think that’s what we do frequently in our homes: we hold on, we let go, we try something new. With this in mind, I’m revisiting a home featured in House Beautiful Magazine (2016) that I think captures this time of… Continue reading from the archives: a New England cape cod decorated by Kathryn M. Ireland (5 ideas to borrow)

orchestrating elegance: an interview with interior designer Lindsay Wasserman

Lindsay Wasserman is the principal interior designer of her firm LMW Decor in Austin, Texas, where she lives with her family in an old Victorian house that she is decorating, and where she has discovered a new love for gardening (more on that below and here ) With her background in art history and experience as a… Continue reading orchestrating elegance: an interview with interior designer Lindsay Wasserman

in memoriam: William Yeoward (1957-2019)

  One of the things that I admired about British interior designer and artist William Yeoward (from afar) was his love of stories and words and how he used them to navigate and clarify the world of interiors. Especially in his book, Blue and White and Other Stories: a personal journey. Take this sentence: “There’s… Continue reading in memoriam: William Yeoward (1957-2019)

house tour: English shabby chic by Max Rollitt

Max Rollitt was trained as a cabinetmaker then went into selling antiques (in a shop he inherited from his mother and has apparently truly made his own). Now he decorates interiors as well. I don’t remember exactly when I came across Rollitt’s work; all I know is that I liked it a lot. For one… Continue reading house tour: English shabby chic by Max Rollitt

featured designer: what I learned about enduring Southern style from Eric Ross

Interior designer Eric Ross grew up in a small town in Kentucky where her spent a lot of his time riding his bike around and looking at houses and imagining their interiors (he especially liked riding at twilight when he could catch glimpses of the inside). Even at a very young age, he noticed things.… Continue reading featured designer: what I learned about enduring Southern style from Eric Ross