Sip in Style: Brunch Edition

Any meal relating to breakfast (and yes, that obviously includes brunch) seems almost incomplete without an ordained beverage of choice. Our personal favorite is the classic mimosa. And, we’re not talking about your typical, run of the mill mimosa either. Putting a twist on a classic cocktail makes something familiar and expected new again. Here’s three…

House Tour: A Design Power Couple’s Curated Coop

Filling a 1300-square-foot home might seem easier said than done, but for design duo David Reid and James Klein of Klein Reid, it was, for lack of a better phrase, a piece of cake. Filled with an assortment of vintage treasures and oddball finds the two hauled back from flea markets and thrift stores alike, the New…

Beyond Bold: Red White + Blue

  Taking a cue from some of Fashion Week’s Spring 2016 runway looks, red, white + blue interiors  — if done right — can make a beyond bold statement.   Really, it’s just about mastering the shades that are used and not feeling confined to go a too traditional route. With these colors, it’s easy to…

A Favorite Alternative to the Gallery Wall

Spawning off of the more common idea of the gallery wall, we love the concept of creating a collection of art from a single picture, graphic or painting that’s been divided into parts. A captivating image of a lady diver sits in a San Francisco home. image via Apartment Therapy When multiple images compose a greater whole, a lot…

Styling 101: Updating Your Mantel

Whether it’s brought on by the New Year or just an urge to update your decor, changing up your mantel design can infuse a totally different feel into a space. Knowing the basics of styling an aspect of a room that’s all too often a focal point is critical, and that’s why we’ve outlined 3…

5 Recipes to Try this New Years

Deviating from the all too commonly served cheese or chartreuse platter this New Years might be exactly what you and your guests need. Sure, there are definite perks to going the traditional route, but adding an unexpected appetizer or two would do a good job of mixing things up (in your palette).   Garlic and Herb…

Style Files: Wallpaper on the Ceiling

  If your ceiling could talk, what would it say? As of late, wallpaper adornment in places other than your typical four walls has been a look we’re seeing more often. Something that we’ve seen before but making even more of a statement if in a bold shade or design, this is an element we’re hoping more households implement….

10 Spaces that Do Transitional Style

Witnessing an increase in popularity of Transitional Style in the last five years, we’ve been reminded of the all that was lovable about the 1920s. Straddling the concepts rooted in tradition while looking to the future of innovation and newness, people began to witness a shift in American culture, and this was especially evident in design. Shifting our focus…

Maria Lladó’s Colorful Approach to Design

Maria Lladó has, in her own right, become a master of color. The Spanish born interior designer dabbled in a handful of other careers and disciplines before arriving at what would now seem to be the pinnacle of her success. images source Lladó’s surge in popularity arrived shortly after portions of Woody Allen’s film, Vicky Christina Barcelona, were shot…

House Tour: Dirk-Jan Kinet’s Mexico City Home

Finding a way to blend contemporary and traditional elements, interior designer Dirk-Jan Kinet has created some of the most striking interior spaces. His Mexico City home’s no exception. Before settling in the culturally rich metropolis, he spent time in Italy, Portugal and Turkey, not discovering his passion for design until much later in life. His home overflows with…

Desserts That Don’t Disappoint

A meal is only as good as the dessert that’s served following it, and this holiday, we’ve chosen 5 of our favorites courtesy of Saveur. Whether you’re in the mood for something subtly sweet or over-the-top indulgent, you’ll find it here:   Find their recipes listed below: 1. BRÛLÉED ITALIAN PLUMS WITH ARMAGNAC CUSTARD 2. HOMEMADE CHOCOLATE BARK…

Christmas in the Countryside

Seeking inspiration for a holiday dinner party can brink on overwhelming if you’re starting from scratch. Most of the time, it’s better to begin with a concept or theme in mind and build around that, and as of late, we’ve been loving the idea of less formally composed holiday settings that stay true to a kind of rustic…