Style Room

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

Vintner’s View

This energy-efficient and light-filled home set amid cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and merlot vines overlooking Healdsburg’s Dry Creek Valley is one of 17 California properties featured in Heather Sandy Hebert and Chase Reynolds Ewald’s new book, At Home in the … Continue reading

A bathroom featuring rock accents and interior design

Rock Fever

“The bathroom has gone from being just a functional corner to a luminous space,” writes Macarena Abascal Valdenebro in 150 Best New Interior Design Ideas (HarperCollins, 2021). “Luminous” is just the right word to describe this refined owner’s bathroom, which … Continue reading

Don’t Do it Yourself

In 2014, after feeling paralyzed by indecision when it came to furnishing their own homes, sisters Lee Mayer and Emily Motayed started Havenly, an interior design website that pairs real people (i.e., the 99 percent) with online interior designers. They … Continue reading

Small Wonder

“Children’s rooms are not just about the present days, they are about the tomorrows,” says lifestyle and design author Susanna Salk in Dream Rooms for Children: Inspiring Spaces for Sleep, Study, and Play (Rizzoli, 2021). The point Salk makes with … Continue reading

A Charming Life

Remember the formal living rooms of our parents and grandparents—the ones we weren’t allowed to enter except under very special entertaining circumstances? According to American interior designer and antiques curator Jan Showers, no space is sacred—or at least, it shouldn’t … Continue reading