City View: New Orleans Style Mixes It Up

We are continuing our suburban city exploration, this week studying all about the very rich history of design at New Orleans. Personally I can say this is the only U.S. city I’ve seen which made me feel like I was in another country because of its unique personality, culture and perspectives. I’ve asked New Orleans […]

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New Classics: The Big Bang Chandelier by Foscarini

When you are choosing a light fixture, then you have a fantastic chance to give your room a sculptural element. The scenic Big Bang Chandelier by Foscarini is much more of a cellphone, composed of intersecting planes. At once it remembers ancient origami as well as something swiped from a futuristic Sleeper set. Enrico Franzolini, […]

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20 Sublime Outdoor Havens

Having an outdoor room is like having to have your cake and eat it too. Furnishing a secure outdoor space — whether that’s a covered terrace, a pavilion, a loggia or a cabana — lets you enjoy the atmosphere with all the amenities of the home. Whether your idea of the perfect outdoor room comprises […]

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Eclectic Row House in London

Tracey English fell in love with her family’s Victorian when she stepped onto the house. The home, a typical London row house within an eclectic suburban district of southwest London, has lots of windows — a blessing in light-hungry London. English claims that although all the homes on her street appear like the outside, behind […]

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Guest Groups: In the Heart, for the House

Adore your home or know somebody who does? Toss the conventional roses and chocolate out the window and give a gift this Valentine’s Day which reveals a little love to the home, if it be your own or somebody special’s. — Beth from The Modern Home Etsy Enjoy Sign by William Dohman – $42 Don’t […]

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Guest Picks: Papier-Mâché Pieces for Your House

Should you equate papier-mâché with a messy childhood art project, it’s time for a fresh outlook. Papier-mâché can be durable, fashionable and super simple to hang or proceed. In vivid colours, stark a little something involving, a papier-mâché piece is sure to spice up almost any decoration. These great pieces might even inspire you to […]

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Groom Your Rooms With Kentucky Derby Decor

It is only one marquee horse race in the country, but there’s something about the Kentucky Derby that conjures a singular sense of love and refinement. Where I live it’s a significant cause for celebration — never mind both whole countries stand between Birmingham, Alabama, and Churchill Downs. I understand countless folks here in town […]

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Rooms Bloom with Daffodil Colors

I don’t know about your neck of the woods, but down here in Birmingham, Alabama, winter seems to have gone missing. I’ve spent days in T-shirts than in sweaters, and we have yet to acquire the yearly dusting of snow which shuts the city down and sends us scampering to clean out the stores from […]

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