Breezy, Blissful BLUE

Indigo, lapis, aquamarine, cerulean, cobalt. Blue is the color that reminds us of summer, and the heavenly idea of sky and sea. To celebrate the world’s most favorite color (yes, blue it is), we thought we’d share a few blue bedrooms from our design archives.     The first is quite traditional with English furniture and a blue and white toile de...
A Cottage by the Sea

A Cottage by the Sea

As fleeting as the days of summer may be, childhood memories of days at the shore can last a lifetime. Whether it’s frolicking in the pounding, salty surf or counting fireflies in clear, star-filled skies, the impressions are indelible ones, which yesterday’s children inevitably want to share with today’s. When clients of ours sought to recreate this experience for their own growing family, we eagerly applied our sun block and headed to the beach for some good design...
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...
It’s Summertime–Think Outside the Box!

It’s Summertime–Think Outside the Box!

Rooms do not always require four walls and a ceiling. In fact, sometimes the best rooms are actually outside. Summertime is the ideal season to think outside the box, and move your daily activities to the garden. As the days stretch ever longer and the garden beckons, it is hard to imagine a better place to enjoy gatherings, both simple and...