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Diane Bergeron

Diane Bergeron

Before there were hundreds of designers peddling that breezy Hamptons look, there was Diane Bergeron. Her clean, coastal style is punctuated by bold prints and a brilliant mix of colors. Bergeron’s style is neither modern nor traditional, it’s a fusion that feels at home in an industrial warehouse loft (like her own abode) or a...
Gray and Orange Color Schemes

Gray and Orange Color Schemes

Remember when gray and yellow were all the rage. You saw it in interiors, weddings, baby showers, it’s been everywhere. If you’re ready to update your space, swap out your yellow accessories for something in the orange family. It’s warmer, earthier, and exceedingly versatile. And you should have a plethora of accessories to choose from...
Office Anywhere

Office Anywhere

via Living Etc For those already thinking about things they want to put on their list of resolutions for 2012, usually being more organized ranks pretty high. Start the new year with a clean and pretty place to pay your bills, write a thoughtful note, and keep up with emails. Today we’re looking at inspiration...
Ashley Whittaker Coastal Dining Room

Ashley Whittaker Coastal Dining Room

via Ashley Whittaker This pretty dining room was created by New York designer Ashley Whittaker for a family’s summer house in Southampton. The space is a wonderful balance of the casual and the formal — one can just as easily see a formal dinner party for adults taking place here, or a family breakfast before...
The List

The List

1. Coral Chandelier Ballard Designs $299 Handcrafted from resin and metal, this chandelier captures the whimsy of the piece shown in the inspiration room. Ballard Designs coral chandelier 2. Dining Table Wayfair $2139 A pretty high price tag for this blog, but a large scale wood pedestal table is a very expensive piece. This one...
Thomas Paul Accessories

Thomas Paul Accessories

You may not recognize the name, but you’ve seen his graphic pillows and plates in dozens of shelter magazines. A native New Yorker born in the Bronx, Thomas Paul first worked on textiles as an intern for DKNY after graduating from FIT (New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology). He became inspired to use the rich...
The List

The List

1. Sofa Room and Board $2099 The organic shape of this sofa brings in the feminine curves of the vintage sofas shown in the inspiration room. Room and Board Hahn sofa 2. Sofa Serena and Lily $2750 For a more traditional option, this sofa from Serena and Lily has beautiful lines, while the deep seat...
Kelly Wearstler Living Room

Kelly Wearstler Living Room

When I want to be inspired to be daring, I turn to Kelly Wearstler. Tapped for her bold, eclectic style for the Viceroy hotels, Wearstler combines prints, colors, and furniture styles in combinations that would look absolutely mad in the hands of a less skilled designer. But under her exacting eye, jarring pieces are tied...
Modern Bathroom Accessories

Modern Bathroom Accessories

  For all you modernists, today’s post is dedicated to outfitting your sleek bathroom with all the basics. From classic designs that you’ll find in every issue of Dwell, to inventive uses for objects that are normally found in living rooms, I hope this inspires you to add something new to that hardworking room we...
Jenna Lyons Living Room

Jenna Lyons Living Room

Via Domino   This decadently beautiful room belongs to J. Crew’s iconic creative director Jenna Lyons. The mix of traditional pieces with mid-century modern gives this historic home the feeling of a Parisienne parlor merged with a Soho loft. And the punchy color scheme feels utterly fresh and current. For the main living space in...
The List

The List

1. Chandelier Lamps Plus $699 Lyons created her chandelier from vintage crystals that she restrung. Start with this piece as your base and add extra crystals to create a truly decadent piece. Lamps Plus Schonbek early American 25″ wide crystal chandelier 2. Chandelier Wayfair $232 If a crystal chandelier is overwhelming for the scale of...
Affordable Wall Art - Illustrated Maps

Affordable Wall Art – Illustrated Maps

  This is a follow-up to Tuesday’s post on creating a reading nook. While searching for a print to feature in that story, I came across so many great maps that I wanted to share with you. Wall art can be so expensive, it’s usually one of the last things people invest in when they...