At Home in London with Beata Heuman

At Home in London with Beata Heuman

While Swedish born interior designer Beata Heuman brings a streamlined Scandinavian sensibility to her interiors, it’s her playful irreverence that sets her apart. Perhaps it should come as no surprise after almost a decade of working for legendary British designer Nicky Haslam, known for his witty, worldly and well heeled interiors. After going out on her own six years ago, Beata has become a rising design star, putting her fresh spin on both commercial and residential projects.  Please join me and Susanna for a visit with Beata in her delightful London abode!

Beata’s own London home serves as a perfect example of how she effortlessly melds international influences, from African flags to Viennese patisseries, with color and pattern for an upbeat melange of past and present.…

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At Home in Los Angeles with Johnson Hartig

At Home in Los Angeles with Johnson Hartig

While Johnson Hartig’s talents and interests have always been extensive and wide ranging, he found his calling in 2001 with his celebrated fashion brand Libertine. Hartig and his then business partner Cindy Greene, brought a fresh and inventive vibe to fashion, melding punk street fashion references with high art and culture by repurposing vintage pieces with creative and sometimes controversial embellishment. After only four months, Vanity Fair called to do a piece and six months later they both had to quit their jobs to focus exclusively on Libertine. Since 2009, Hartig has helmed the label on his own, furthering his unique and visionary quest of revolutionizing the industry.…

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At Home in Cartagena with Richard Mishaan

At Home in Cartagena with Richard Mishaan

With a love and knowledge of fashion, architecture and design, Colombian born, New York based designer Richard Mishaan has, for over 25 years, created interiors that effortlessly meld timeless and contemporary design with a sophisticated flair. Every project, whether residential, commercial or hospitality expresses Richard’s worldly take on modern luxury, including art and furnishings that help tell the story of the space with personality and appropriateness. And no place is this more evident than in his stylish retreat in the charming and colorful Colombian city of Cartagena. Please join Susanna and me as we visit Richard at his updated historic home!…

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At Home in London with Nina Campbell

At Home in London with Nina Campbell

With an international following and commissions around the world, Nina Campbell is one of the industry’s most well known and respected designers. And while you may know Nina’s work and products, what you may not be familiar with is her fabulous wit and sense of humor. Bat an eye and you miss a pithy quip. Her energetic, insightful and amusing banter is both entertaining and enlightening. So I am delighted you have the opportunity to join me and Susanna for a visit with Nina at home in London!

Since her first job at nineteen with John Fowler of Colefax and Fowler, Nina has expressed her love of color and layered looks in her sophisticated and stylish interiors.…

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At Home in the Kitchen with Bunny Williams

At Home in the Kitchen with Bunny Williams

Our second installment of At Home in the Kitchen takes us to the chic Manhattan home of interior design icon Bunny Williams and husband, legendary antiquarian and shopkeeper John Rosselli! A move to a slightly bigger and brighter apartment on a higher floor in their classic 1920’s upper east side building, precipitated a thoughtful renovation. Join me and Susanna Salk for a visit with Bunny as she walks us through her chic new city kitchen!

Taking into consideration their Manhattan lifestyle, Bunny designed a fresh space with a decided city glamour and yet brimming with practicality. Extra deep cabinetry and hidden appliances make it the perfect space for drinks.

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At Home with Susan and Will Brinson

At Home with Susan and Will Brinson

While Susan and Will Brinson have successful day jobs as professional photographers, they don a multitude of hats when returning to their 19th century home in the Hudson Valley. Here you might find them acting as painter, plumber, plasterer or any number of other home renovation specialists required in the process of renovating their Greek Revival house. Please join Susanna and me for a behind the scenes visit to the House of Brinson with this inspiring and indefatigable duo.



As self proclaimed avant revivalists, Susan and Will are fascinated with history. They love to research and understand what came before, for both context and appropriateness.…

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At Home in the Kitchen with Preppy Kitchen

At Home in the Kitchen with Preppy Kitchen

Over the years, many of you readers and viewers have requested to see more kitchens in the homes featured in our video series, so I am delighted to announce we have created an entire new sub-series, At Home in the Kitchen, focusing on the stylish kitchens of designers and tastemakers incorporating design advice and some cooking/baking as well! We are excited to kick it all off with John Kanell, creator of Preppy Kitchen, the über popular food blog and YouTube cooking and baking sensation.

Growing up in Los Angeles, John found constant inspiration in the kitchen, watching, helping and learning from his mother, who made every meal from scratch.…

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At Home in Antwerp with Gert Voorjans

At Home in Antwerp with Gert Voorjans

Classically trained and yet famously unconventional, Belgian designer Gert Voorjans creates interiors that are exuberant, elegantly eccentric and refreshingly unexpected! Fearlessly blending antiques, bold color and exotic influences, Gert shares his love of history, art and design throughout his work. Please join Susanna and me for a visit to the colorful and creative realm that is Gert’s atelier and home in Antwerp, Belgium.



Rather like Antwerp itself, Gert Voorjans is an authentic amalgam of old and new, of heritage and avant-garde. Steeped in the knowledge of architecture, design and the decorative arts, with both academic and practical experience (multiple degrees and years in the studio of Axel Vervoordt), Gert became known as the creative force behind the design of Dries Van Noten’s boutiques worldwide.

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At Home in Wales with Penny Morrison

At Home in Wales with Penny Morrison

Just over the British border, in the breathtaking countryside of Wales, Penny Morrison and art dealer husband Guy retreat from their busy lives in London to their beautiful country home. While the house was originally built in 1790 with an addition thirty years later, the Morrisons were thrilled to discover when they purchased the property some 30 years ago, that it hadn’t been touched since 1910.  After a sensitive 18 month renovation, Penny put her own decorative stamp on the interiors, thus catapulting her interior design career. Please join Susanna and me for a heavenly video visit with Penny at her bucolic country home.…

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Wishing all of you who celebrate a very Merry Christmas! As you readers know, setting the table is always one of my favorite aspects of the holiday season. This fall, I had attended a dinner to celebrate Vaughan‘s new tribal collection. While I loved many of the designs, I realized the new Eva, with its deep jewel tones and graphic pattern, would make a marvelous backdrop for a boho holiday table.

I yet again enlisted the help of Karen Legan of Lemon Dahlia Flowers, who interpreted my direction with a marvelous centerpiece anchored by dramatic proteas surrounded by other florals echoing the colors in the cloth.…

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