Style Room

A Dynamic Dining Room Where Global Styles Collide

As we head into the holiday season, visions of large dinners and the rooms where we hold them are at the forefront of our minds. This formal dining room of a family home in Toronto evokes drama by mixing styles, … Continue reading

Find Inspiration in This Tranquil Maine Kitchen

There’s something indescribably appealing about Maine residences: an earthy, good natured, no-nonsense sensibility that makes one feel grounded. “The Maine spirit is about rolling up your sleeves, using what you have, and reveling in nature,” writes Annie P. Quigley, a … Continue reading

Bring the Modern Beach House Aesthetic into Your Space

Dating back to the mid-eighteenth century, the practice of escaping to seaside retreats to focus on one’s health and physical well-being is alive and well today—albeit somewhat modified—in the modern take on the beach house. “A house by the sea … Continue reading

How to Create the Colorful Bunk Room of Your Dreams

Bunk beds and enclosed sleeping nooks satiate some of our most universal longings: our love for secret places, the feeling of being aloft, and the comfort of enclosure,” reveals author Laura Fenton in The Bunk Bed Book, recently published by … Continue reading

Swiss Exchange

When the lauded French designer and refined aesthete Thierry Lemaire first set up his Parisian atelier in 1986, he took purely architectural assignments. But when business dried up due to the economic downturn of the early ’90s, Lemaire decided to … Continue reading

Carte Blanche

When veteran interior designer Andrea Monath Schumacher was growing up, her father’s career in virology took her family around the globe, from Nigeria to Boston and many places in between. From that uniquely diverse upbringing came a love of amalgamation—of … Continue reading

House of Windsor

You may have heard of Windsor, the high-profile gated community of some 350 luxury homes located on a lush, oceanfront barrier island in Vero Beach, Florida. But unless you count among your crowd royalty and billionaires, you’ve probably never seen … Continue reading

To the Max

In a world of trending minimalism and reductive decor, it brings up one’s heart rate to see a room with a little pizzazz. But a vibrant and formidable point of view has always been interior designer Kelly Wearstler’s MO. The … Continue reading

New Country Classic styled room

New Country Classic

“Comfortable, classic American style is what comes to mind when I think of Ashley Whittaker’s interiors,” writes cult-status designer Christopher Spitzmiller in his foreword to Whittaker’s first book, The Well-Loved House: Creating Homes with Color, Comfort, and Drama (Rizzoli, September … Continue reading