My Room of the Week: Interior Design by Jan Showers

Love the serenity that the palette and symmetry bring to this room, but imagine it without that wonderful  painting selected by interior designer, Jan Showers?  The room still would be pretty but it would lack the wow factor conveyed by the art. Jan Read more [...]

MY ROOM OF THE WEEK: Inspired by Keith Haring

If they make a tile based on your art, does it mean you are destined for remembrance in the annals of art history? I don't have the answer to that one.  Do you think having your art depicted on a tile (and towels!)  celebrates it or cheapens Read more [...]

DESIGN BOOK ADDICT: Forty Years of Fabulous

Forty Years of Fabulous by Steven Stolman is the MUST HAVE book of the season.  You do have your copy already, don't you?? If not, I am here to convince you to boot up Amazon and order it right this very second.  Forty Years gathers all of the Read more [...]

DESIGNER SECRETS: How Design Firm Hagins & Mortimer Mix Old and New

Hagins & Mortimer's bedroom for the 2015 Hampton Designer Show House is an artful mix of pedigreed antiques, DIY projects and contemporary furniture.  Inspired by designer Elizabeth Hagins'  sister-in-law, who Elizabeth says "has a wonderful Read more [...]


Right now it's hot, hot hot!  Two national magazines have prominently featured it: House Beautiful showcased a bathroom with encaustic tile in its "Essentials" column as the bathroom of the month, and Country Living had this type of tile on its Read more [...]