3 Must Have Interior Design Books for Fall

I’m a minimalist when it comes to most non-chocolate earthly things, yet color me an excessively endorphin-rich maximalist when we’re talkin’ beautiful design books and…

{Garden Inspiration} Hamptons Garden of Peter Marino

Peter Marino’s inspiring Hamptons garden   Inernationally acclaimed architect Peter Marino’s description of his mature garden just may woo you even before glimpsing beautiful images of…

{DIY} Best Creative Ikea Hacks

Ever surf the net for Ikea hacks? I do. And once I get started, it is all…   Ya know?   Even when I have…

{Books} Samuel Chan {Design Purity + Craft Principles}

  You have to respect a master craftsman (winning one prestigious award after the other) who names one of his brilliant collections for his high school woodworking teacher.…

Books: A Brush With Nature {Alex Beard}

Artist Alex Beard calls his signature style of painting “abstract naturalism” where abstraction and figuration collide. Themes of cultural and environmental interconnectivity are explored within…

Books: Ladies Drawing Night

  Wanna peek into the minds and sketchbooks of some of the best female illustrators working today?   Julia Rothman   Care to host a…

Books: Segreto Vignettes {Leslie Sinclair}

  It is not everyday one gets to shout over the web “CHECK OUT MY BLOGGY FRIEND’S NEW BOOK!” but today it’s my pleasure to…

Modern Decor Inspiration: Piet Boon {5 things to …

The latest book from Piet Boon is Piet Boon Studio and is so breathtakingly lovely, you better believe I hopped up on my kitchen table and…

{Books} Master Artisans in France

  Can you fathom possessing the title master?   To be named to the elite association Les Grands Ateliers de France is to be honored…

Books: Her {Marjorie Salvaterra}

Maybe you will find yourself in Marjorie Salvaterra’s brilliant “Old Venice Wash” lady (above) like I do; maybe not. Either way, visions of boldly free…

Books: American Thoroughbred {Neil Latham}

  Fine art photographer Neil Latham was compelled to capture the essence of the Thoroughbred for a very personal reason: after his mother passed away,…

Books: Vincent Van Duysen {Complete Works}

I am spending quality time with my copy of Vincent Van Duysen: Complete Works (Thames & Hudson, 2010) and cannot help but be drawn into…