“Pristine and the Patinated”: A Conversation with Designer Timothy Whealon

Connecticut Farmhouse Photo by William Waldron For designer Timothy Whealon, creating the ideal space for his clients means crafting a perfect blend of the past with the future. His love of classicism meshes brilliantly with his passion for what ...


Designing with the Past and Future in Mind: An Interview with the Designers behind Twelve Chairs

Miggy Mason and Roisin (Row-sheen) Giese, the two forward thinking designers behind the design studio Twelve Chairs, bond over a shared love for historic homes and ethical, responsible design. Over ten years ago, the pair opened the studio, which ...


Start with the Art:  Tips for Choosing the Perfect Pieces for Your Space

We met with Danielle Ogden – Museum consultant, Modern Art professor, and expert at elevating the careers of emerging artists – at her home in Newport, RI, to learn more about art collecting and how to approach choosing works for your own space. ...


Always Inspired: A Conversation with Designer Alexa Hampton

Alexa Hampton's reputation precedes her. As a beloved and sought-after designer whose natural talent was embraced and encouraged by her father, legendary designer Mark Hampton, art and design is quite literally in her DNA. Since 1998, she has been ca ...


Finding Inspiration from Nature: An Interview with Designer Prudence Bailey

  Designer Prudence Bailey loves color and is known to use it liberally, spreading joy and adding “a smile to every room”. Her work is elegant and yet approachable, filled with charm and a passion for beauty. Her enthusiasm is contagi ...


Find Pieces That Make Your Heart Sing: Decorating with Samantha Varvel

Stylemaker Samantha Varvel was born with an eye for design, a skill that was only enhanced by her environment growing up. With a design enthusiast for a mother and a family that has made a home across the globe from London to Tokyo and beyond, she ha ...


A Fresh Take on Traditional: Catching up with Designer Allison Allen

A beautiful blend of New York Modern and Southern Charm, the work of designer Allison Allen is warm, vibrant, welcoming and oh so chic. After studying design at both the University of Georgia and Parsons in NYC, she spent six years working in New Yor ...


Chic & Cheerful: At Home with Stylemaker and Consignment Guru Katy Duckworth-Schachter

  When Katy Duckworth-Schachter approached the design of her historic home in Newport, RI, two words acted as her diving force: Chic and Cheerful. Taking the project on entirely by herself proved no small feat after moving her family’s ...


Designing with Joy: TLV Checks in with Designer Alison Sheffield

As a designer, the homes she works on are infused with personality and beauty. Layering, bold color choices, pattern and art all play a major role in Alison Sheffield’s sophisticated designs, and yet she makes a point of leaving space for levity an ...


Designing a Happy Home for a Life Well Lived: An Interview with Designer Katie Rosenfeld

  Boston-based designer Katie Rosenfeld’s work can be seen as a series of dichotomies: sophisticated and elegant and quirky and ironic, colorful and bold and soothing and peaceful. Yet, these elements all feel at home with one another i ...

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