antiques

Tone on Tone: Interior Elegance

When the heir to the Swedish throne, Gustav III, returned to Sweden in 1771 after time spent at the French court at Versailles, he was so inspired by the style of decoration he had seen that the style we know as ‘Gustavian’ was born.   Fast forward two centuries and this classic Swedish style is […]

House Beautiful: Southern Elegance

Inside an Estate with Gorgeous Southern Grace As a fine-jewelry designer, Elizabeth Locke works on an exquisite but small scale. When faced with the prospect of redoing a vast Virginia estate, however, she didn’t miss a beat. The 100-acre farm and its Federal-style home, Clay Hill, was falling into ruin when Elizabeth first saw it […]

House Beautiful: Charming and History in North Carolina

This fabulous 1930s Regency Revival home is filled color, creativity and oozing with eclectic charm. Located in North Carolina, design duo Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke, behind the celebrated firm Madcap Cottage, show us their exuberant historical home.   The foyer, which features decorative painting from floor to ceiling, “took its cues from the decorative paintwork that made […]

A Paris Apartment

Sharing today a fabulous French apartment designed by CM Studio in Paris.   CM Studio is an architectural, design and decor firm whose concept is to :   “Create timeless interiors that magnify existence through eclecticism and poetry.”   This ooh la la apartment is glimpse at their interpretive talents, enjoy.   A PARIS APARTMENT   […]

A French Escape

This 1608 Hôtel Particulier Was Reinvented as a Family Home for Entrepreneur Chris Burch A historic house outside Paris becomes an inviting escape for high-flying American tycoon Chris Burch and his family Architectural Digest By Jane Keltner de Valle Photography by Miguel Flores-Vianna American entrepreneur Chris Burch had long dreamed of having an apartment in Paris. He […]

English Cottage Charm, in Memphis

This 1920s Southern Cottage Brings Grand English Style in Spades, Indoors and Out    via: Veranda European antiques, wild florals, old-world oil paintings: step through a labyrinth of verdant gardens into designer William Eubanks’ magnificent Memphis Tudor The decorator William Eubanks has created sumptuous, sophisticated interiors for well-heeled clients internationally, but the city of Memphis, Tennessee, […]

The Elegant Home

 Balthasar van der Ast (1593 – 1657) Still life of flowers 19th Wide Brass Four Poster Bed With Bird Castings, Ornamental Motifs and Crown Tasteful Atlanta Living Room This Atlanta townhouse features an antique French settee wrapped in a Great Plains fabric. The antique Swedish armchair is in a Dedar fabric, the bench is designed […]

Palm Beach Beautiful: Exquisite Luxury

A Fabled 1920’s Palm Beach Mansion Is Revived With Authentic Detail and Original Thinking via:Veranda   Designer Susan Zises Green preserves the home’s genuine charm while ushering in the sun. FRANCES SCHULTZ AND INTERIOR DESIGN BY SUSAN ZISES GREEN   INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE BY SMITH ARCHITECTURAL GROUP Photography: Francesco Lagnese In a town known for fabulous houses, the […]