Oct. 20

 

Design Icon Edith Heath + Vintage Heath Ceramics Finds

by Lynn Byrne

Nothing beats a strong woman. When Edith Heath, founder of Heath Ceramics,  couldn't obtain a pottery wheel, she and her husband fashioned one out of a treadle-powered sewing machine.  Next, she wanted to learn more about the chemical process of Read more [...]

Oct. 15

 

Stress Buster

by Lynn Byrne

Let's peel back the social media veil for a moment, shall we? From the looks of these two photos from my  instagram,  my life is looking pretty glamorous.  Yes, BlogTour LA was *fabulous* and I am honored to be a part of it.  And I did Read more [...]

Oct. 10

 

An Affordable Resource for Chic Lighting, Furniture and Home Accessories

by Lynn Byrne

The design savvy (like Lauren and Suzanne McGrath, designers and editors at the newly relaunched Domino magazine)  know that there are treasures to be had at BlogTour LA sponsor Lamps Plus.  After all it is our nation's largest lighting retailer. Read more [...]

Oct. 08

 

NOW INSIDE: Kelly Wearstler’s Design Studio

by Lynn Byrne

As soon as my blogger friend Lisa Mende reminded me that Kelly Wearstler was a Southern gal, it all became crystal clear.  Kelly Wearstler couldn't have been more gracious when the BlogTour LA team descended on her very glamorous offices.  Look Read more [...]

Oct. 01

 

NOW AND THEN: Tented Rooms Inspired by My Stay at the Chamberlain Hotel

by Lynn Byrne

Tented ceilings have been a means to make a dramatic design statement ever since the Empire period.   Here at the Chamberlain Hotel, where I am staying  while I am on BlogTour LA, the tented effect is used in two places. The hotel's Bistro restaurant Read more [...]
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