Design Experts

Oct 9

All that Shines: Decorating for Christmas with Suzanne Kasler

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Suzanne Kasler's 2015 Holiday Collection

It’s our favorite time of year, and nobody does the holidays better than our dear friend and designer, Suzanne Kasler. This year, Suzanne is dreaming of Christmas in color — with lots of sparkle on top. She’s bringing back her signature Holiday Plaid and iconic antlers with even more ornaments that all have one thing in common: shimmer and shine. We got together with Suzanne at her office in Atlanta to talk about her holiday collection.  

Oct 1

Celebrating the Holidays with Bunny Williams

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Bunny Williams' Holiday Collection for Ballard Designs

Now that our holiday catalog is unwrapped, we can finally talk about our favorite things, and that includes our second holiday collection with world-renowned designer, Bunny Williams. Inspired by her own collected treasures from holidays past, she’s helping us celebrate the holidays the only way we know how: with unforgettable style. We recently spoke with Bunny about her new collection and how she celebrates Christmas.

Sep 29

15 Holiday Place Setting Ideas

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The holidays are nearly here, and we’re helping you get ready for a busy season of entertaining! We love the ceremonial feel of taking out your favorite china pieces at the start of this festive season — whether that’s your holiday pattern, your grandmother’s china, your wedding pieces, or your favorite everyday collection. Traditions are an important part of what makes this time of year special, but we also love the idea of picking a few new pieces to complement your tried and true entertaining favorites.

Sep 4

Get the Look: Suzanne’s Peony Pink Living Room

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Suzanne Kasler's peony pink living room for Ballard Designs

We’ve been longtime fans of interior designer Suzanne Kasler, even before she launched her collection with us, but are we crazy to think that each collection is better than the last? This fall, we’ve gone gaga for her neutral living room she designed featuring her newest Signature linen color — Peony!

Sep 1

Lighting Tips for Every Room from William Peace

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Lighting tips from interior designer William Peace

Proper lighting is essential to good design. It’s what makes every interior come alive. Just ask award-winning interior designer and fellow Atlantan, William Peace, ASID.

Aug 21

How to Pick Paint Colors for your Room

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Benjamin Moore's Going to the Chapel paint color

Sometimes it feels as if picking just the right shade of paint can be an elusive task. We know some of you feel the same way, because we get tons of questions about the topic. So we decided to take your most frequently asked questions about paint and picking colors to an expert, color consultant and interior designer, Jennifer Ott of Jennifer Ott Design, LLC.

Aug 17

Elise Som’s Bedroom in the 2015 Traditional Home Hamptons Showhouse

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Elise Som's bedroom in the 2015 Traditional Home Hamptons Designer Showhouse

Each year, we love being a sponsor of the Traditional Home Hamptons Designer Showhouse. It’s a pleasure to see so many creative interior designers working their magic on a space, and we love the opportunity to partner with one of the designers on a room. This year interior designer Elise Som designed the most beautiful bedroom space using our products. We’re thrilled to be able to share it with you!