Brooklyn-based Lisa Kanning of design firm LKID framed the beautiful views in the dining room of this Big Sky, Montana, vacation home with simple, natural accents, choosing Hartmann & Forbes woven window shades and ombre drapery by Rosemary Hallgarten to add a layer of luxury
Bathroom in the bedroom. I love the surprise element of having a bedroom open completely to a shower. It creates a playful, intimate vibe perfect for a rental or vacation property, as in this gorgeous North Carolina carriage house.
Spacious linen sofas and a strict organic-colored palette bring surprising calm to this mountainside living room. Even the large architectural beams appear soft and subdued.
In the family room of a Chicago duplex designed by Michael S. Smith, an Italian mirror and a Hiroshi Sugimoto photograph are displayed on walls sheathed in a John Robshaw fabric; the ceiling fixture is by Mathieu Lustrerie, and the sectional sofa, in a Jasper
We recently pitted two professionals head to head in a debate-style conversation to figure out if it’s a good idea to hang a TV over a fireplace. Well, it’s safe to say the issue is far from resolved, but innovative solutions to pair a TV
Embrace the power of whitewashing. Speaking of white, using a watered-down white paint on wood elements in your home creates a warm, Shabby Chic look that always feels cozy.
In the breakfast area of this Ontario home, designers Elizabeth Metcalfe and Nicole Webster of Elizabeth Metcalfe Interiors & Design Inc create an intimate, elegant space by lining the floor-to-ceiling windows with sheer linen drapery from Kravet that allows sunlight to softly filter in.
You can’t go wrong with a classic country table. Generally, the country-style dining table is large and therefore suitable for families or for people who regularly entertain. These tables are usually made from a solid timber, like oak or pine, making them very robust.
A secondhand wood table with a farmhouse or industrial heritage has already passed the test of time. Any scratches and nicks in the tabletop surface have mellowed into design details, becoming features to admire.
In the Houston living room shown here, a pair of custom velvet sofas, an extra-large coffee table, floor-to-ceiling drapes and a sizable fiddle leaf fig plant help bring down the scale.