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Designer Profile: Elena Calabrese

Bring the breezy Bay Area dreamscape into your own space with pieces consigned by designer Elena Calabrese. From benches to tables, these pieces combine natural, earthy tones with elevated designs to create a luxurious look that credits the California style. What inspired this career path for you?  After a decade in the fashion industry designing…

Things We Love: September Edition

A new season brings a fresh perspective — and a good excuse to indulge in something fabulous for our homes. From fresh fragrances to bold art, here’s what we’re loving this month. Fresh Fragrance MCMC Fragrances Maine candle: Founded by two sisters and based out of Brooklyn, MCMC Fragrances specializes in small-batch scents. Our current favorite…

Celebrate Fall With The Season’s Best Textures

Above, warm textures shine in a rustic Colorado log cabin home by Thom Filicia, as seen in House Beautiful. Fall isn’t just a time to reconsider your color palette in your home décor. It’s also a time to update the textures in your home. Sumptuous materials like suede, leather, and lightweight wool help create the…

Designer Profile: Michelle Williams

Mixing modern pieces with traditional designs, Michelle can move from Baroque to Herman Miller in a few short steps. With her broad scope of experience and open mind, clients always feel confident in Michelle’s effortless ability to carry out their vision with care. What inspired this career path for you? I didn’t find interior design,…

6 Rugs That Bring Dramatic Contrast To Any Room

We’ve long believed that the fastest way to incorporate a new color into your décor scheme is with a rug. After all, your floor could be considered the “fifth wall” of a room. Though many choose a rug that coordinates with other colors within the room, selecting a rug in a contrasting color makes a…

Designer Profile: Chad James

Discover the creations of Chad James from the Chad James Group, an architectural consulting and design firm located in Tennessee. His team works to deliver designs individual to the client, from entire home renovations to boutique hotels. Timeless in their approach, these rich compositions promote the deepest appreciation for creativity. Photo by Alyssa Rosenheck  …

5 Flea Markets And Antiques Shows To Visit This Fall

Above, a scene from the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show gala in 2016. Though many associate flea markets with summer, fall is just as popular for antique fairs and markets. The main reason is the weather: Many parts of the country are far too warm in the summer (and even in late spring) for open-air…

Colors of the Month: Complementary Hues

One of the things we love most about the change in seasons is the change in the light: Fall days bring a golden hue that brings out the intensity of colors. This gorgeous light enhances bolder colors, especially if you’re looking to experiment with dramatic contrasts in your interior — and it doesn’t get more…

Our Favorite Ways To Decorate With Pendants

Dining rooms pair beautifully with standout pendants. Above, designer Change & Co. suspended buoy-like pendants over an industrial dining table. One of the easiest ways to update a room without completely redecorating is by simply changing the lighting. (The other easy way? Changing the artwork.) Changing up floor or table lamps can make a big difference…

Designer Profile: Taylor Spellman

Taylor Spellman is a natural in front of the camera. It’s no surprise, then, that the host of Bravo’s “Yours, Mine or Ours” got her start as a dancer at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater before switching gears to launch her own design company at 23. Spellman’s bold, direct style helped her carve a niche…