Island Style & History

In spite of its title, this is not a post about coastal decor. While I have a deep abiding love for the homes of Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Bermuda, the BVI’s and beyond – not to mention the Florida Keys, where I spent last week – today I wanted to take a closer look at how…

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Color in the Kitchen

Yesterday, while (finally) flipping through the July/August issue of Traditional Home, I came across a kitchen that really caught my eye… Not only is it drop-dead gorgeous, but it also happens to be in the very same town in which I reside (Newton, Massachusetts), and the brainchild of a local designer I can’t seem to…

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Not My Cup Of Tea…Or Is It?

We all have them. Pet peeves. Pre-conceived notions. Things we passionately hate about “bad” design. It’s different for everyone. Some people loathe wallpaper, in general. Others can’t stand the sight of shiny brass hardware, or an overstuffed recliner. Everyone is entitled to their opinion – and we all have the right to love where we…

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