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

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 [...]

FLASHBACK: How Does Calico Make Their Gorgeous Marbled Wallpaper?

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 [...]


"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 [...]

Why Don’t You?

A bicycle with a basket of flowers reads quintessentially summertime.  So why don't you bring that feeling inside your home.   That is just what Iris Dankner did by adding this charming bicycle sculpture to her space at the 2014 Holiday House Hamptons. Read more [...]