Design Experts

May22

Summer Reading: Summers in France by Kathryn M. Ireland

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Summers in France by Kathy Ireland

Photographs by Alexandre Bailhache, Henry Bourne and Tim Beddow, from Summers in France by Kathryn M. Ireland. Reprinted by permission of Gibbs Smith.

Whether on the beach or in the backyard, summertime living is made up of warm, lazy afternoons. And while you’re kicking up your feet, you may as well have a good book to enjoy. Our summer design reading series offers a break from the typical beach read and the chance to be inspired by beautiful interiors.

May15

Bunny Williams’ On Garden Style

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Bunny Williams' book Garden Style

As design lovers, we find inspiration in no shortage of places. That’s why we love reading design and garden books … especially when we know the author personally! We were thrilled to learn that Bunny Williams’ book On Garden Style would be reappearing on the shelves of our bookstores, newly revised and packed with even more information straight from Bunny herself.

To get your creative juices flowing, we wanted to share a little preview of Bunny’s book, On Garden Style:

May4

Susanna Salk’s Dining Room Refresh

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Susanna Salk's dining room makeover

When our great friend Susanna Salk mentioned she wanted to switch up the look in her dining room, we couldn’t wait to see where her imagination would take her! So we were thrilled when she wanted to use our own Dayna Armchair! She kindly agreed to detail the process in a post for us, so we could share her good ideas with all of you!

They say that it’s important to embrace change when it comes to life. And they also say that your home should be a consistent haven in an ever changing world. So when do you change your home? I don’t mean renovation as in “we need a bigger kitchen or bathroom” sort of change. I mean tinkering of the non essential variety. How important is it to switch up a room that more or less already works?

Apr27

Video: How to Use a Floral Frog for a Low, Classic Arrangement

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Just in time for summer, Bunny Williams designed a variety of floral frogs to make flower arranging easier than ever. According to Bunny, anyone can create a beautiful arrangement if you’ve got the right tools. We’re not saying we didn’t take her word for it, but we did put her floral frogs to the test. We asked garden and entertaining expert, James Farmer, to help us create three unique looks using each one of Bunny’s floral frogs — and we think you’ll love the results every bit as we do.

Apr27

Video: How To Use a Floral Frog for a Traditional Arrangement with a Twist

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Just in time for summer, Bunny Williams designed a variety of floral frogs to make flower arranging easier than ever. According to Bunny, anyone can create a beautiful arrangement if you’ve got the right tools. We’re not saying we didn’t take her word for it, but we did put her floral frogs to the test. We asked garden and entertaining expert, James Farmer, to help us create three unique looks using each one of Bunny’s floral frogs — and we think you’ll love the results every bit as we do.

Apr27

Video: How to Use a Floral Frog for a Tall, Dramatic Arrangement

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Just in time for summer, Bunny Williams designed a variety of floral frogs to make flower arranging easier than ever. According to Bunny, anyone can create a beautiful arrangement if you’ve got the right tools. We’re not saying we didn’t take her word for it, but we did put her floral frogs to the test. We asked garden and entertaining expert, James Farmer, to help us create three unique looks using each one of Bunny’s floral frogs — and we think you’ll love the results every bit as we do.

Apr24

10 Ideas for Summer from Bunny Williams

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Summer ideas from Bunny Williams

With summer comes a relaxed pace and sunny days that beckon you outdoors. It’s prime time for casual get-togethers and cocktails under the stars. This season, Bunny’s got all the answers for creating simple, carefree style, so there’s less time worrying about last-minute guests and more time enjoying what matters most. Here are a few of our favorites from Bunny’s new collection that you’re sure to love.