A handsome den does double duty as a study and spare bedroom

A streamlined English-arm sleep sofa accommodates overnight guests, while a generously sized, curvy armchair in a fabric inspired by 19th-century block prints makes an ideal reading spot. Across the room, a well-appointed desk and chair provide the function of a home office without sacrificing beauty in this multipurpose space. For a full room tour, watch the video above led by Mary Evelyn McKee, interior designer of the 2021 Flower showhouse.



reading chair
home office, Flower Showhouse 2021
child's portrait, Portraits Inc.

Produced and Styled by Amanda Smith Fowler | Text by Alice Welsh Doyle | Photography by David Hillegas | Floral Design by Suzanne Graves of Wildflower Designs

On the Cover: The inviting living room at Brierfield Farm, our countryside showhouse, exudes warm and comfort with a palette that takes its cue from the surrounding setting. Photographed by David Hillegas.

This story appears in Flower magazine’s September/October 2021 issue on newsstands August 31. Subscribe or find a copy in a store near you.