Home and Art: Fresh and Bright

Simply lovely home and art to share today, enjoy.

West Chester, PA

Fresh and crisp blue and white living room designed by Stephanie Kraus.

Simply love this

Photography  Ellen McDermott

Designer Stephanie Kraus

Ben Schonzeit (American, b. 1942), Solvang Market, 2011.
Acrylic on polyester canvas, 72 x 72 in.

Bookshelf beautiful

Inger Sitter (Norwegian, 1929-2015), Woodstock, 1970.
Acrylic and oil on canvas, 97 x 130 cm. Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo

Photography Manuel Rodriguez

Brian Maguire (Irish, b. 1951), Grow House, 2014.
Acrylic on linen, 78 ¾ x 55 1/8 in.

Photography: Victoria Pearson

Inlay patterns range from simple to awe-inspiringly ornate.

Photography:  Shayna Fontana.


Gerardo Dottori (Italian, 1884-1977), Paesaggio, c.1955.
Oil on board, 50 x 58 cm.

Photography Lesley Unruh

The fatous hanging from the portico and the smaller lantern tucked among the plants bring a Moroccan touch to the suzani prints and the Chinese table, making this backyard a veritable melting pot of styles and influences.
Photography: Tony Vu

Lothar Quinte (German, 1923-2000), Streifenkomposition [Composition with Stripes], 1972.
Serigraph in colours on heavy cardboard, 70 × 50 cm. Edition of 250
Photography Lesley Unruh

West Chester, PA

The new, white, Shaker-style cabinets feature unlacquered brass hardware, echoed in the faucets.
A backsplash of subway tiles provides texture and gleam,  quartzite island and counters
 Comfortable woven-rope seating adds graphic interest and warmth to the predominantly black-and-white palette.
The Darlana linear pendant light is from Visual Comfort.
Designer Stephanie Kraus

Alma Thomas (American, 1891-1978), Hydrangeas Spring Song, 1976.
Acrylic on canvas, 78 x 48 in. Philadelphia Museum of Art

Designer Alex Papachristidis
Photography Lesley Unruh

West Chester, PA

Designer Stephanie Kraus

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