Quintessence video series

Quintessence provides exclusive insider access to top designers and tastemakers at home around the world. Tag along with host, design author Susanna Salk and Quintessence founder, Stacey Bewkes for the most inspiring interior design and style.

Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk at Serena & Lily Beach Market

A few weeks ago, Susanna and I traveled out to the Hamptons on behalf of Serena & Lily to visit their first bricks and mortar store, the Serena & Lily Beach Market in Wainscot. Tag along as we meet up with the Hamptons interior design duo Jennifer Mabley and Austin Handler of Mabley Handler, to tour the shop and all that it has to offer.…
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At Home with Susanna Salk and Robert Couturier Part Deux | The Library

There were so many scene-worthy moments at the Connecticut house of Robert Couturier that we decided to offer you a short sequel, an amuse bouche of sorts. Welcome to chez Robert part deux – the library! From an antique federal door arose the marvelous free standing structure that is Robert Couturier’s library.…
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At Home with Susanna Salk and Robert Couturier

Robert Couturier is the ultimate embodiment of old school meets modern world. Raised in the elegant 16th arrondissement of Paris and educated at the prestigious École Camondo, he possesses a deep seated knowledge and love of French history and the decorative arts.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk and Eddie Ross

Crossing the divides of styling, entertaining, decorating and production, Eddie Ross is a whirling dervish of creativity. While his career began in the culinary arts, he soon expanded his skill set into the world of decor with positions at House Beautiful, Martha Stewart, and now Better Homes & Gardens, columns in Woman’s Day and Southern Living, work in front of and behind the camera for TV shows such as Martha, HGTV, the Food Network and Bravo’s Top Design, features in almost every lifestyle mag, as well as musings on his popular blog.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk and Carolyne Roehm

Carolyne Roehm has an exquisite eye for beauty and a passion for perfection. No wonder everything she touches is divine. Even the inception of her career started sublimely as a house model and designer at Oscar de la Renta for ten years.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk and Miles Redd

Miles Redd needs no introduction among design cognoscenti. This expert mix master represents modern glamour at its best. Combining such seemingly disparate elements as  flea market finds with the finest pedigreed antiques, Miles knows how to make spaces sing with an exuberant joie de vivre.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk and Amanda Nisbet

What could be more fun than jewelry shopping with the talented and ebullient Amanda Nisbet? It is abundantly clear that Amanda loves what she does and that enthusiasm translates brilliantly into her spirited and distinctive interiors. Filled with color and energy, her rooms bring a fresh approach to modern luxury.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk and Mario Buatta

Mario Buatta is a design legend. For over 50 years the multitalented decorator has been designing rooms known for their exuberant color, fearless approach to pattern and punch and yes, inclusion of chintz. But as he explained during our shoot, chintz was always merely a part of the picture.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk and Alex Papachristidis

To quote my video partner in crime, Susanna Salk, Alex Papachristidis is just yummy. And it’s so true! His enthusiasm and love for his craft is incredibly infectious and makes you envy his lucky clients who are the beneficiaries of his passionate dedication.…
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Stylish Shopping Dividend | Bunny Williams Home at John Rosselli

Just as Alexa Hampton described the John Rosselli showroom as an embarrassment of riches in Susanna Salk’s and my stylish shopping episode with her, so was our video with the dynamic designer. John RosselliI was reminded of when I was college touring with my eldest and some of the top tier schools explained they could fill their freshman class three times over with equally qualified applicants.…
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