The WoW Factor by White Webb: Ice Cream

YOU SCREAM – I SCREAM! Summertime conjures images of youthful freedom, lazy afternoons and ICE CREAM. Re-live your youth when you entertain by creating easy desserts that scream SUMMER. Banann-fanna-fo-fanna Remember banana splits? Sure they were excessive, but gosh were they yummy. Instead of the classic with a scoop of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry, topped with chocolate sauce, caramel, whipped cream, nuts and a cherry on top, why not……OH HECK, do it the old fashioned...
Rooms inspired by Sunny Spain

Rooms inspired by Sunny Spain

We are the luckiest designers we know. Every project we take on is different from the last, which means boundless creative exploration. We like to work with antiques, or are equally happy to create rooms where everything is from the present. It all depends on the client and the kind of house they want for...
The Visitation

The Visitation

Some years back, when I lived in California, our west coast office was located in a small artist’s cottage nestled within the garden of very dear friends. No standard-issue garden, it was an enchanting paradise. On the outside, the studio looked like a Spanish casita, but inside it was a soaring mid-century space with a pitched ceiling and the most beguiling slanted window facing the San Gabriel...
Garden Party!

Garden Party!

Summer calls out for celebrating in the garden. To make your parties sing, it pays to attend to the visual details. Sometimes the smallest detail can lift up the look and spirits of your party, making it an event that your guests will remember for a very long time. Photo: Steven Nilsson Afraid your guests will burn up in the unblinking sun during an afternoon garden...
Summer Stripes

Summer Stripes

If there were ever a pattern that screamed summer, it would be stripes. Canvas umbrellas on the Cote d’Azure, stylishly smart sundresses, awnings floating over lazy terraces – all of these summery things succeed best when rendered in crisp, bold stripes. The freshness of stripes is unbeatable for expressing the chic, casual feel of summer...