Style Room

Form and Function

“The particular relationships of ceiling, wall, and floor; of door and passageway, of window and roof; and of the furnishings within the built frame—all factor into the physical and emotional impact of a given place,” explains designer and architect Ray … Continue reading

Room To Grow

A boys’ bedroom in A Place to Call Home: Tradition, Style, and Memory in the New American House uses contrasting colors, contemporary art, and a mix of patterns for a look that’s both playful and sophisticated. Capture a similar style … Continue reading

Historical Perspective

In Space Works by Caroline Clifton- Mogg, Joanna Simmons, Rebecca Tanqueray, and Rebecca Winward (Ryland Peters and Small, $35), a traditional bathroom features a pair of mirrors casually leaning against the wall. A side chair offers an extra surface for … Continue reading

Pattern Play

Like color, a room can typically withstand a little more pattern than one may think,” writes Meg Braff in The Decorated Home. “I always encourage pushing the proverbial envelope a bit.” In this cheery space, patterns range from a zig-zag … Continue reading