interior elegance

Interior Elegance: On the LIGHT SIDE

        “If darkness surrounds you, look for the light. If you can’t see it, raise your head up. You may be surrounded by darkness but it does not cover you on top. Let the light shine down on you and let it lead the way out of darkness.”        ― Ann […]

Interior Elegance

Designer Tara Shaw’s New Orleans home. Photo by Paul Costello A beautiful old Baroque room gets a modern touch with a massive Italian designer crystal chandelier. Roman Kochanowski “Abedules” Elegant, sunlit stairway Embrasse Roses, Passementerie Leclercq   Designer Timothy Corrigan’s LA home The walls of the library/dining room are hand-painted silk, and the chest and the mirror are […]

Interior Elegance: NYC’s Pierre Hotel

Sharing today the elegant interiors of an apartment in New York City’s Pierre Hotel,  magnifique! Manhattan Apartment in the Pierre Hotel Interior Design by Alexa Hampton                 Manhattan Apartment in the Pierre Hotel by Alexa Hampton Photography by Scott Frances

Elegant Home and Art

    “Less is more.”    — Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe     via:cyntemesy Gustav Klimt (Austrian, 1862-1918), Mädchen im Grünen [Girl in the Foliage], 1896.  Oil on canvas. 32.4 x 24 cm. via:specksofglit   “Truly elegant design incorporates top-notch functionality into a simple, uncluttered form.”    — David Lewis       Beautiful […]

The Elegant Home

Elegant home, art and garden to inspire you today, enjoy.  Carolyne Roehm’s Connecticut Estate Château d’Arry (Somme) by Patrick on flickr LA Designer, Kendall Conrad’s Elegant Santa Barbara Home     Peony Beauty Photography: Grand Entryway via:onekingslane Elegant Bed Golden Swan Faucet SPICED APPLE PIE CAKE recipe: Musée Jaquemart-André, Paris  by ancient-serpent Borest (Oise) – […]

House Beautiful: Elegant Art and Interiors

vintagehomeca Designer Megan Rice Yager: The green taffeta curtains with Greek key trim display the 1-inch break that Yager swears by. Their juxtaposition against the leopard carpet is one of her favorite moments in the house. via:silviapatr Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872–1944), Three chyrsanthemums, 1899-1900.  Crayon and pastel, 59 x 43 cm. Leather Scoop Chair Neiman […]

The Elegant Holiday

Decorator Suzanne Rheinstein Shares Tips for an Elegant Christmas   via:  One Kings Lane Having grown up in New Orleans, Suzanne Rheinstein remembers Christmas as a time for grand gestures. “I have a memory of my mother—I must have been eight or nine—making a della Robbia-style garland. It went all the way around our doorway, and it had […]

Aqua Elegance: Home and Art

Renovated 200-Year-Old Swiss Chalet ELLE DECOR Anna De Weert (Belgian, 1867-1950), Brume rose [Pink Mist], 1907-08.  Oil on canvas, 81 x 121 cm. Lillian August Collection by Hickory White Furniture via:la-la-la-bonne-vie Václav Radimský (Czech, 1867-1946), Lilies on the Elbe, 1918-20.  Oil on canvas, 61 x 71 cm Hutton Wilkinson Les Ateliers Allot from France Einar […]