timothy whealon

January 24, 2016


I love his work, and when I heard Timothy Whealon's first New York apartment used to be home to MTV's Downtown Julie Brown, I thought perhaps this designer could not be any cooler.


I was wrong.


Because Whealon also says his goal in creating classic design
is to achieve the openness of an Agnes Martin painting--
whooaaa Nelly, I'm nutty for the genius of Agnes!




"As a kid, I spent every cent I earned from my paper route at auction houses. The first thing I ever bought was a George II mahogany chair with a needlepoint seat--I was twelve."
~ Timothy Whealon


Timothy Whealon's work shines in the glorious
(Rizzoli, 2015).

I am smitten with his pursuit and have much
to learn from his thoughtful approach to creating
unforgettable design as I devour every word and
image on the pages of this blissful journey.

Plus.


He shares:

"I like color that gradually reveals itself,
and no color has the capacity to do that
quite like complex whites."
                                 ~Timothy Whealon


A dapper ambassador for the rainbow of whites?
Now that's a lovely friend of mine!




In Pursuit of Beauty...
a perfectly fitting title since
every lovely project featured within
reflects both the passion and calling
of this exceptional designer.

Peace to you right where you are.



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5 comments

  1. Oh yes! yes Michele, I to am a fan of his designs. You look at that bathroom, nothing pretentious but every bit the classic design of a classic feel to it clean simple space. What about the Windows, I love all the lighted panes on the black metal tracking.
    The grey sofa plenty of seating for a great gathering. Could you imagine living here, I know I sure could.

    As for your paper route, my brother and I had one we shared and we were about your same age, I spent my money decorating my room :) when I got my first real, job at 15 passing for 16, they just did not seam to check that closely, on my break in the local mall I would put antiques on layaway and pay for them with my checks every two weeks, what these deals must have thought of me? My mother always knew I would become a designer, or artist, something to do with creating beauty in a home. My bedroom was over flowing with great pieces, and when I moved out at 18 I felt so mature with my mature antiques.

    Keep me post on when you come to Ca. Laguna beach... Will be fun to meet up and take a bit of time to enjoy the beauty and a great conversation of what inspires us.

    Email me so I can get my contact numbers to you.

    Talk soon.

    Stay beautiful and oh so interesting :)

    Xx
    Dore

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    1. unfortunately, that tidbit about buying the needlepoint chair at auction was a quote from timothy whealon, not moi! i could never have managed a newspaper route since it requires a good throwing arm and above average physical coordination. at 12, i swept poop from the docks and raked the sand for the lifeguards! i'll keep you posted on cali, dore!

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  2. What wonderful details and simple elegance! LOVE! XO Karolyn

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  3. I will have to get this one! Loved all the rooms, especially the blush pink in the first room-my new color crush!! Thanks for introducing him!! xo Leslie Sinclair

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  4. The blush and green in the first photo ..love those botanicals! The bathroom is one of my favorite rooms and that stool! Thanks for introducing us;)

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