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Decorator Review: Mario Buatta

Decorator Review: Mario Buatta

Mario Buatta is America’s premier decorator known for English country style. He’s been dubbed the “Prince of Chintz” (and even has the nickname as the title of his Facebook page!) because he’s able to bring a rich, yet busy, opulence to what is typically known as a very traditional style. He has a career that spans 50 years and includes ... Read More »

Celebrity Homes: Ellen Pompeo’s Los Angeles Villa

Celebrity Homes: Ellen Pompeo’s Los Angeles Villa

If you turned on a TV in the last 10 years you’re bound to have seen Ellen Pompeo playing Meredith Grey on the hit show Grey’s Anatomy. When not on the set or working for her own production company, Ellen is at home in LA with her husband, music producer Chris Ivery, and their two daughters. They purchased their home ... Read More »

Tell Me A Short Story: Grandpa’s Pipe

Tell Me A Short Story: Grandpa’s Pipe

It was a balmy 110 degrees that day in June. The afternoon was heating up fast and Nicole couldn’t wait to get her birthday party started. Her parents had rented a laser tag center and stocked up on water balloons. Her friends and her were going to have the time of their lives – or so she hoped! Nicole knew ... Read More »

Decorator Review: Mariette Himes Gomez

Decorator Review: Mariette Himes Gomez

Mariette Himes Gomez is a veteran interior designer who attended the Rhode Island School of Design and the New York School of Interior Design and has collaborated with other industry greats throughout her career. In 1975 she opened her own design studio, Gomez Associates, and it’s still a successful design studio today. She then went on to open her own ... Read More »

Celebrity Homes: Renee Zellweger in Her Connecticut Farmhouse

Celebrity Homes: Renee Zellweger in Her Connecticut Farmhouse

You know Renee Zellweger from famous films (Bridget Jones’ Diary anyone?) and the red carpet, but what’s her interior décor style like? Zellweger’s charming smile and sweet demeanor make it easy to love her personality. Once you see the inside of her Connecticut farmhouse we’re sure you’ll love her style just as much. Here are some of our favorite rooms from ... Read More »

A Story: The View From the Top

A Story: The View From the Top

It had been a fight to get to where she was today. Johanna had battled her way tooth and nail in front of the entire country to try to earn the right to stay. Denmark felt like home now – how could she leave? For months, Johanna had waited for acceptance. She’d hoped, wished, and prayed that her visa would ... Read More »

Decorator Review: Jamie Drake

Decorator Review: Jamie Drake

It’s not often that a designer is able to design for both residential and commercial clients but interior designer Jamie Drake excels at doing both. His projects range from New York City landmarks, to a L.A. showplace for Mondana, to a medical facility in Florida. His use of bold color choices and his ability to mix the traditional and glamorous ... Read More »

Celebrity Homes: Taylor Swift’s Beach House

Celebrity Homes: Taylor Swift’s Beach House

Turn on just about any radio station these days and chances are, you’ll hear one of Taylor Swift’s hits. Taylor is a talented artist who hit the scene in full force once discovered. Since then, she has dominated headlines and the hearts of admirers across the globe. Now, it’s your turn to get let into her house. Taylor Swift’s beach ... Read More »

A Story: Dublin’s Doors

A Story: Dublin’s Doors

*Bang* Thomas awoke to a disgruntled moan from the outside of the door. He knew this sound all too well. It was the sound of his dear friend and neighbor, George. George’s attempts to get into his house had become a nightly occurrence. The previous night, around 2 a.m. George jammed his key into the lock. When it wouldn’t turn ... Read More »

Decorator Review: Betsy Burnham

Decorator Review: Betsy Burnham

Betsy Burnham has a reputation as one of the west coast’s most well-known designers. That’s because Burnham isn’t afraid to take chances in her work. With an open mind for each new space she works on, Burnham incorporates modern concepts with high-level polished designs. Burnham is not a west coast native. She was born in Connecticut, graduated cum laude from ... Read More »