So That Your Design Is: Eclectic

What it is: Eclectic design is the fantastic equalizer. It reshuffles the rule book, mixing and matching new and old, East and West, luxe and humble, showy and silent. It lets you fill out a room with items you love and special finds that strike your fancy. Simply put, it Read More

Fantastic Color Combos: Neon and Neutral

It’s not the first color pairing you might think of, especially this time of year when everything stinks toward merry gold and silver touches. But adding a bit of radical neon into a neutral palette is a fresh and exciting approach to experimentation without getting too crazy. Whether your definition Read More

Great Design Tree: Japanese Maple

In these last few days before the marathon of holiday frenzy begins, get into the type of gardening — if just visually — with the universally loved Japanese walnut (Acer palmatum). “Today, Japanese maples are bursting into a stunning array of autumn colors,” says landscape architect Ami Saunders. “I really Read More