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Our Favorite Furniture Pairs For Adding Twice The Style

Designer Mary Douglas Drysdale uses balance to contemporize this Maryland home, featured in House Beautiful. When it comes to decorating, we often talk about the power of color, texture, and material choices. But another important part of a décor scheme is balance and symmetry. Symmetrical furniture arrangements are the fastest way to make a room…

High Point Insider

The town of High Point, North Carolina might as well be the capital of American furniture. Here, you’ll find an impressive number of showrooms from brands that are upholding the American tradition of high-quality craftsmanship. Though most of these showrooms are only open to-the-trade, we’re partnering with IMC to give you insider access to some…

Designer Profile: Douglas Truesdale

An edited, quiet approach is what Douglas Truesdale is all about. The southern California designer believes a neutral palette, warm, rich accents (think: lacquered wood and camel leather), and classically shaped furnishings let a room truly breathe. What inspired this career path for you?  My paternal grandparents had Ruby Ross Wood, followed by Billy Baldwin…

5 Accent Chairs That Make A Statement

*Featured interior by Erin Gates. Whether it’s a living room or guest room, there isn’t a space in your home that can’t be improved by the addition of an accent chair. Though you could match an accent chair to the rest of your décor, these pieces offer an opportunity to try out a new color…

Our Favorite French Décor In Honor Of Bastille Day

There are few cultures that appreciate beauty as much as the French do. From fashion to art, France has always put a premium on style and form. This attention to detail also extends to interiors—after all, they invented the term “décor”. Whether it’s the low-key charm of a bistro chair or a shabby chic flea-market-inspired…

Meet art expert Kate Bellin

Kate Bellin founded her namesake art consultation firm in 2011 to curate growing collections and connect up-and-coming artists with buyers. The New York and Houston-based consultant, who boasts an M.A. from Christie’s and a stint at Harper’s Bazaar, brings a discerning editor’s eye when it comes to acquiring the right works for clients and their…

Designer Profile: Shelley Johnstone

Trained at London’s Inchbald School of Design, Shelley is known for her elegant European influenced interiors with a fresh modern twist. Projects have taken her from London, Newport, Rhode Island, Naples, Florida, and through Chicago and its North Shore. Shelley works with her clients on projects ranging from initial architectural design and layouts, selection of…

Viyet 8: Decorating With Crystals

Above, two interiors by Kelly Wearstler highlight crystal specimens in very different ways: As an accent on a buffet and as bases for lamps. Crystal forms have become one of the most surprising décor trends of 2017. Yet, we’re not too surprised: These minerals bring a unique organic shape and often interesting mix of colors…

Designer Profile: LG Interiors

The Chicago-based designers Melissa Lewis and Cari Giannoulias of Lewis Giannoulias Interiors believe in “livable luxury”, balancing bespoke furnishings with bohemian touches for a look that’s low-key and glamorous all at once.   What inspired this career path for you?  A love of design (art, architecture, interiors)… and a desire to change up our own…

Designer Profile: Kara Smith

Creativity is a defining element of what makes Kara Smith of SFA Design a visionary in the interior design world. Tapping into the potential of each space while aligning with her clients’ aesthetics, she transforms rooms into innovative, functional, and beautiful sanctuaries, making her the go-to for luxury projects. What inspired this career path for…