Revisit 1960s French Design: Jonathan Adler


Everything about embellishing interiors turns me on, but lighting has to be one of my favorite aspects of the creative process. Sourcing vintage lamps and fixtures could be considered a full time hobby (ahem…an addiction) at this point in my career. I adore the thrill of the typical hunt, but with three kiddos, my junking marathons… 

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Design Your New Container Store Closet II

Hustle seems to be the name of the game these days. There is so much to juggle that life can feel pretty chaotic at times, right? So, how does it feel to come home to an environment not much different than the outside world? It makes me feel less like I’ve entered a sanctuary and… 

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No more boring closets! The Container Store’s new luxury closet system, TCS Closets,  leaves our beloved mainstay, wire-bound elfa, in the dust. The quality here is impressive- who wants to invest in closet components that will chip, stick or sag over time? TCS Closets builds from the ground up with a thicker 1″ Thermofused Laminate… 

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Modern Lighting Goes BOLD: Bec Brittain

Light is everything; therefore, lighting often commands my design. It’s not a secret that I have an addiction to lamps…I have more than anyone, even any interior designer, should. However, I have moved on to another obsession that is even more fabulous (and more expensive). Chandeliers are rocking my world- the more FUTURISTIC the better…. 

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Sharing Umbrellas with Sarah Sarna

School bells may be ringing, but summer is not over for us, here in Texas. Our season for truly enjoying dining alfresco- without melting– is just on the horizon. With such extended warm weather, it is not too late to add some new zip to your porch or patio. In fact, now is the perfect… 

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Manganoan Pink Calcite of Slovakia

Insider’s Diary: Minerals by Empressive GeoDesigns

In my design practice, it is imperative that my rooms have soul. To have soul, a bit of history is needed- room that are too new feel flat and uninteresting. Placing antiques or items from nature into a space gives a project instant depth. Perhaps this is why, as interior trends go more modern, the… 

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