A Natural Patina

A desire to be closer to nature lured Brooke and Steve Giannetti to Ojai, California, where they’ve built a house and gardens that appear to have been there for ages

An Afternoon at Bee Cottage

Frances Schultz shares her personal journey of self-discovery through the restoration of her East Hampton cottage. In this excerpt Schultz reflects on a favorite room that perennially retains its gardeny flair with ever-changing furniture and fabric

Eastern Exotic Vessels

Motifs and forms from the Far East have loomed large in the decorative arts for centuries. These modern-day, Asian-inspired vases will elevate the look of your floral arrangements, too

WestWard Bound

Seattle shop owner Ted Kennedy Watson entertains and unwinds at his Vashon Island cabin with sunset-facing views and rustic charm

Harbouring Style

For India Hicks, the pink sands, laid-back attitude, and tropical flora and fauna of the Bahamas’ Harbour Island inform both her design sensibility and her outlook on life

Catching Up with Bobby McAlpine

Over his 30-year career, this architect has had a profound influence on the kinds of houses being built in neighborhoods across North America. We sit down to talk about how he integrates houses within the landscape, a garden’s role in the planning of architecture, and his early creative leanings

Kips Bay Show House Through The Years

Steven Stolman’s book, 40 Years of Fabulous, highlights the worthy cause, memorable rooms, and interior designers that have made this event the best of its kind. Here he reflects on the show’s early years and lasting legacy, and we pick a few of our favorite flower-filled rooms

Markham Roberts

This New York designer draws inspiration from art and architecture as well as plants and flowers, balancing his rooms with comfort and sophistication without a hint of pretense

Meet Patrick Dunne

This New Orleans antiquarian, decorator, and all-around bon vivant believes the recipe for gracious living in the 21st century boils down to history