Aug. 15


ART RULES: My Room of the Week

by Lynn Byrne

I can't tell you anything the gorgeous abstract, or who designed the room, but the place would not be special without that stunning painting.   Anyone have any info? What  I can tell you about is the name of the photographer who shot the space, Read more [...]

Jul. 31


NOW AND THEN: An Homage to McMillen’s Betty Sherrill

by Lynn Byrne

In this year's Hampton Designer Show House, interior designer Gil Walsh created a happy room in homage to the former head of the venerable design firm McMillen, Betty Sherrill, who died last May. Walsh choose classic furniture, dramatic fabrics Read more [...]

Jul. 23


Surprisingly Affordable Chic

by Lynn Byrne

    Elsa Soyars' master bath at the Hampton Designer Showhouse was jaw-dropping chic.  That rug!!  So when I spotted a stylish horse box accessory, I thought it had to be Hermes (and, thus, very, very expensive). I was Read more [...]

Jul. 18


FLASHBACK: How Does Calico Make Their Gorgeous Marbled Wallpaper?

by Lynn Byrne

Calico and its gorgeous marbled wallpaper has been warmly received by the design industry.  The Calico wallpaper installed in Carrier & Company's  room in the 2014 Kips Bay Show House made it sing, but I first wrote about Calico more than a Read more [...]

Jul. 14



by Lynn Byrne

"If you are going to walk the walk, you should talk the talk." "The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms"--Socrates BORNE: A type of settee, round or oval, with a pillar in the center. Originating in France, it began using an especially Read more [...]
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