Monthly Archives: July 2012

2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse Study

Equestrian chic may be a popular theme these days, but it doesn’t get any more authentic or elegant than Patrick Lönn‘s luxurious understated study at the Hampton Designer Showhouse. Designer Patrick Lonn in his study at the Hampton Designer ShowhouseA rider himself, the uber chic designer, dapper in a Brunello Cucinelli suit, was inspired to create the room by the recent move of his horse to Lionshare Farm in Greenwich, CT.…
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House Beautiful Instant Room with Tilton Fenwick

Many times, especially for city dwellers, it is difficult to devote an entire room to a dedicated work space. And then there are those of us who have managed to carve out an actual space but haven’t had the time or opportunity to make it into the creative haven we desire.…
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2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse Kitchen

As you would expect, the showhouse included a large bright modern kitchen with tons of storage, tailored Caged Lanterns from Circa lighting, top end Dacor appliances and several work and entertaining stations. Designed by Robert Bakes for his Hamptons based Bakes and Company, the room “marries the rich traditions of English cabinet making with a truly American sensibility.” 2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse Classic white cabinetry above is combined with what looks like walnut drawers below enhanced with nickel hardware and a nice detail of stainless between the drawers.…
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2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse Guest Suite

Clearly the Hamptons’ natural environment made an impression on all the designers. What is so interesting is how each interpreted it to make their room unique. As VP of Design at Pearson, Jennifer McConnell oversees both the furniture and textiles divisions.…
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2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse Den

Tucked between two larger rooms on the main floor is a lovely den. While most of us envision such rooms as secluded enclaves, designer Kate Singer rose to the challenging task of decorating the open space, visible from both adjoining rooms and overlooking the terrace, pool and backyard beyond. …
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2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse Dining Room

Through the elegant entry to the right you can glimpse a sea of color. Segueing from the refined aqua of Robinson’s room, we enter a bold ode to the oceanic hue. Local design team Jennifer Mabley and Austin Handler of Mabley Handler, focussing on projects in the Hamptons and North Fork, wanted to create a dining room for the Hampton Designer Showhouse that was fresh and fun, all about the relaxed yet stylish entertaining that is so ubiquitous in these parts.…
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2012 Hampton Designer Showhouse First Look

Saturday evening, Traditional Home magazine hosted several bloggers to get a sneak peek at their Hampton Designer Showhouse. What a treat! This marked the twelfth year of this wonderful event benefitting the local Southampton Hospital and we were graced with a gorgeous evening to stroll through the house, meet the designers and celebrate at the festive preview party.…
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House Beautiful 2012 Kitchen of the Year Finale

One of the most important considerations in any kitchen is storage and Mick De Giulio offered some beautiful solutions in his Kitchen of the Year for House Beautiful. Taking a look at the island from the living side, you can see how he divided the large mass.…
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House Beautiful Mick De Giulio Kitchen of the Year

Mick De Giulio has been designing kitchens for over 40 years and his wealth of experience shows in his Kitchen of the Year. As De Giulio says, “I may call myself a kitchen designer, but what I really do is orchestrate and conduct the dreaming process.” And there are so many dream-worthy ideas to be gleaned from this space.…
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House Beautiful 2012 Kitchen of the Year

As our lifestyles have evolved over the last few decades, there’s no doubt that the kitchen has become the hub of the house. Whether the focus is fine food, family management, entertaining or all three, this multi functional room has expanded, opening up and encompassing other living spaces.…
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