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TREND FORECASTING ISSUE
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IN THIS ISSUE 11
love it or lose it
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olasky & sinsteden
His & Hers
id boston goes behind the scenes
the eye has to travel
dig inn by ash nyc
Style & Cuisine
D E S I G N · S T Y L E · C U LT U R E · C U I S I N E Also in this Issue 5 Question & Answer with Michael Phillips 8 Dear Readers
On the Cover · Aamodt/Plumb: Masterminding a Lakeside Dream House in Austin, Texas · Page 36
michael phillips Editor-in-Chief chesie breen Creative Director george krauth Design Editor caroline sholl Market Editor sarah mccarthy | Showroom Liaison mary lewey Contributing Photographers eric roth · read mckendree photography · phillip ennis · casey dunn · christian harder Copy Editor mary ross Publisher kathy bush-dutton | Published by new england home · jamestown, l.p. To advertise, please email Jill Korff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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MICHAEL PHILLIPS YOU RECENTLY ADDRESSED THE MEMBERS OF THE DECORATIVE FURNISHINGS ASSOCIATION AND DESIGN CENTERS INTERNATIONAL AT THEIR ANNUAL MEETING AND MADE A CASE FOR WHY SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT IS MORE CRITICAL THAN EVER FOR DESIGN CENTERS. PLEASE EXPAND. In the home furnishings market today there are three key sectors to focus on: trade showrooms, retail stores, and online shopping. The to-the-trade model needs to compete with retailers that are continuing to blur the lines in how they engage the professional designer as well as the end use consumer. By expanding their level of service and remaining adaptable to the marketplace, they are cultivating a very savvy hybrid customer who wants an elevated shopping experience with pricing value. COULD YOU PROVIDE A FEW EXAMPLES? Let’s start by taking a look at the changes we are making to the landscape of the Boston Design Center. We have tenants like Ann Sacks, Janus et Cie, and Waterworks, whose customer base bridges consumers and design professionals. To accommodate these showrooms we are adding a variety of amenities to the first floor of the Innovation and Design Building, including retail. This makes these tenants happy while allowing us to attract new complementary brands, breathing new life into our model. We will continue to support to-the-trade tenants with the same vigilance we always have. HOW DOES ONLINE SHOPPING FACTOR INTO THE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT TRIANGLE? The online business has its roots in the same fundamentals as the mail order business in the 80s and 90s with brands like Williams Sonoma and Restoration Hardware and more recently Smith & Noble and DWR. In order for design centers to stay competitive, there needs to be an increased focus on logistics, fulfillment, and coordinated installation programs with the goal of making the customer’s delivery times shorter and providing cash and carry options, shorter lead times, and an enhanced sense of customer service. I see this as a key opportunity for to-the-trade showrooms and design centers to deliver a heightened customer experience.
BDC TO RECEIVE NEW ENTRY FAÇADE AND WINDOW REPLACEMENT Jamestown is pleased to provide an update regarding the Façade and Window Replacement Project at the Innovation and Design Building—our three-year endeavor to remove more than 1,000 old and failing windows, repair the building concrete, and install new aluminum and glass windows. The new, energy efficient windows maintain climate control within the building and prevent solar gain, a highlight of Jamestown’s green initiatives. These renovations will contribute to the elimination of leaks that have plagued the IDB for years. The building is also receiving an elastomeric coating to increase its longevity and a thorough cleaning and refreshed look, including a more attractive and welcoming façade at the entrance of the BDC. Jamestown is working alongside existing tenants to replace windows in an orderly fashion so businesses may continue to operate during construction. For all inquiries, please contact Michael at email@example.com.
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DEAR READERS Welcome to our annual Trend Forecasting issue. We had so much fun putting this issue together because I challenged all our editors to get involved. I have always believed that design is everywhere you look. It’s like keeping an open mind. If you remain engaged in the world around you and willing to consider things in new and different ways, your life will be far more inspiring. So rather than me just reporting on the trends, we all went out and had a good look around.
En route by boat to the Nantucket by Design Panel presented by the Boston Design Center
We were sitting around the Jamestown offices enjoying lunch and chatting about the trips a few of us had coming up. Those Diana Vreeland words, “The eye has to travel,” immediately sprang to mind. I asked each editor to photograph their trip and then come back to the BDC and “shop” out their photos. We had a ball pulling fabrics, trimmings, wallpapers, rugs, tiles, and more from the showrooms at the BDC that spoke to the images we had gathered. We visited show houses in Boston, New York, and Nantucket to identify trends as well. This is a great time for design in my book. How lucky are we that we get to shop the BDC with abandon and interpret the trends however we see fit? Spend some time with this issue and see if you too don’t start to see the trends in new and interesting ways. As always, please be in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Please join us for our all-star panel of key designers, media, and design influencers to participate in our first-ever trend forecasting game show: “Love It or Lose It,” hosted by the editors of NEW ENGLAND HOME and ID BOSTON magazines. Kyle Hoepner and Chesie Breen will combine their editorial acumen to identify trends and present them to the panel in rapid succession. Each contestant will respond by flashing a double-sided placard reading “Love It” on one side and “Lose It" on the other. The fun begins when the votes are divided, and contestants must defend their choices. “Love It or Lose It” will be held on Wednesday, October 5 at 4:00 p.m. Here is a sneak peek at a few of the trends we’ll be weighing. Look for them throughout this issue!
SPOT THESE TRENDS
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white subway tile
venetian plaster walls
dark stained floors
gold/silver leafed ceilings
quilted chintz pineapples banana leaf prints apples in a bowl nailhead trim animal prints greek key ombre damask chintz
lucite waterfall tables industrial chic colored lampshades
hide rugs bullion fringe chalkboard walls black & white rooms hotel/resort decorating
editorial decorating plank tables modern barns great rooms outdoor kitchens
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1. THE PERFECT BATH By Barbara Sallick Waterworks co-founder Barbara Sallick explores the process of designing a bathroom and shares the work and advice of top designers—including Thomas O’Brien, David Kleinberg, Gil Schafer, Suzanne Lovell, and Steven Gambrel. Along the way she offers practical advice for homeowners.
2. FRANÇOIS CATROUX By David Netto; Foreword by Diane von Furstenberg This first volume on François Catroux is a comprehensive consideration of the work and life of an international master of interior design. Netto dives into Catroux’s personal pilgrimage and tracks the story of his work from his first projects in the late 1960s to the present day. Sumptuous interiors with inimitable style are shown across the globe, from Paris to New York, and Hong Kong to Los Angeles. More than a monograph, Netto shares a lively and intimate read about a life lived in great style.
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CECIL BEATON AT HOME: AN INTERIOR LIFE By Andrew Ginger; Foreword by Hugo Vickers We all know Cecil Beaton for his brilliant photographs, but what many don’t know is that he was a talented costume designer, set designer, playwright, and a very fine interior designer. This book focuses on two homes dear to Beaton’s heart—Ashcombe House, near the Wiltshire village of Tollard, and Reddish House located in Broad Chalke in the same county—as well as London’s Pelham Place and Beaton’s New York hotel suites. This deeply layered visual biography brings together original photographs, artworks, and possessions from his interiors to present an intimate picture of Beaton’s extraordinary life.
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A recently married couple with a blended family from previous marriages were looking for a fresh start. They turned to Catherine Olasky and Max Sinsteden, whose firm Olasky & Sinsteden has offices in New York and Texas, to help them meld their tastes. The wife wanted something that would exude a youthful vibrancy and the husband wanted to hold on to his WASP-y, antique furniture. They chose Cambridge because it offered an experience both urban and suburban, where they could walk everywhere and feel knitted into the community. They requested that the interiors be able to expand to accommodate visiting family or to retreat when not in use to offer additional quiet space. The result is a harmonious juxtaposition of eclectic and traditional.
1 LIVING ROOM Rose Tarlow club chairs upholstered in Kravet fabric flank the mantel. An antique steel and leather chair from Tarquin Bilgen London sits at a lacquered desk from Liz Oâ€™Brien with a painting by Kiki Slaughter in the background. The wool carpet is Beauvais. 2 KITCHEN A Serge Mouille fixture from Gueridon presides over the kitchen with hand-painted tile walls from Urban Archeology and custom paper from Tylergraphic. 3 LIBRARY A custom L-shaped sofa in Fabricut windowpane sits below three pastel and charcoal drawings by Dominique Labauvie.
Vintage Albert Hadley bookcases from Biscaye Freres sit in front of â€œHot Off the Pressâ€? wall panels made from shredded newspaper from Weitzner in the library.
3 1 GUEST BATH Schweitzer embroidered towels hang in front of Christian Lacroix Belle Rives wallpaper from Osborne & Little. 2 HALL The clientâ€™s 18th-century settee was re-covered in Quadrille Kazak with Claremont cushions. Faux limestone wallpaper from Scalamandre covers the wall. 3 BEDROOM Custom bed by J Quintana Upholstery is made up with custom linens by Nancy Stanley Waud in Claremont fabrics. A Visual Comfort lamp features a custom shade from Blanche Field.
1 1 GUESTROOM Beds upholstered in Kravet Bansuri with Euro Square pillows in Fermoy from Osbourne & Little’s Athlone collection. 2 BEDROOM A Christopher Spitzmiller lamp sits on an antique side table from David Duncan. The client’s antique chair was recovered in a Clarence House linen and sits with a Bunny Williams Home coffee table. The pillow fabric is by Claremont and the sofa fabric is by Savel. 3 POWDER ROOM Quadrille’s Arbre de Matisse wallpaper adorns the powder room.
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An 18th-century Florentine lacquer commode from Helen Fiorotti’s L’Antiquaire & the Connoisseur showcases a Christopher Spitzmiller lamp with a custom shade by Blanche Field. Olasky & Sinsteden-designed four-poster beds are covered in a Fermoie fabric and sit against walls upholstered in a Claremont fabric.
A CLOSER LOOK
THE PERFECT KIND OF PRETTY Dressmaker Details Hold Court in Olasky & Sinsteden’s Bedroom Designed for the Kips Bay Decorator Show House photography by read mckendree photography
3 1 A club chair features a pillow embroidered by Penn & Fletcher. 2 Curtains in a Warner Textile Archive fabric are edged with passementerie tape, both from Claremont, and pair with a wool carpet from Elizabeth Eakins. 3 A 1940s mirror from Bernd Goeckler Antiques hangs over an antique French mantel and modern Art Deco style screen from A&R Asta. 4 Custom embroidered fine linens by Nancy Stanley Waud.
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BEHIND THE SCENES IN BOSTON, NEW YORK, AND NANTUCKET TO IDENTIFY SHOW HOUSE TRENDS
DECORATORS’ SHOW HOUSE
JUNIOR LEAGUE OF BOSTON’S
The Junior League of Boston’s 2016 Decorators’ Show House marked 45 years of design tradition with many standout rooms by leading New England designers. In our special report, ID BOSTON takes a closer look at emerging trends put forth by an impressive group. With the help of photographer Eric Roth we focused our lenses on recurring themes and ideas. We have called out the trends we picked up on— look for the spotlight icon to track them with us.
SUSAN SCHAUB & SCOTT BELL Painted ceiling; Mediterranean blues
VANI SAYEED Blending old with new; exposed ceiling worked with ACKtiques from the Market Stalls
DIBBY FLINT Lilac
SARAH SCALES Mediterranean blues; branch motifs
GERALD POMEROY Chinoiserie; hand-painted wallpaper; Mediterranean blues; skirted tables; gold accents; branch motifs
Patterned ceiling; lilac
Branch motifs; painted ceiling
Mediterranean blues; lilac
MALLY SKOK Lilac; geometric patterns
CECILIA WALKER & TRACY FOLEY Mediterranean blues; geometric patterns
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KIPS BAY DECORATOR
The Kips Bay Decorator Show House held every May in New York has helped launch the careers of many design greats. This year 21 top design talents transformed a fully gutted townhouse into a dazzling assortment of rooms that drew tremendous praise. This was a grown-up house with grown-up decorators turning out grown-up rooms. Custom finishes, handpainted wallpapers, terrazzo floors, silver and gold leafed ceilings, and attention to detail reigned supreme. Hereâ€™s what caught our eye.
TIMOTHY WHEALON INTERIORS Lilac; geometric patterns
DAVID COLLINS STUDIO Mediterranean blues; referenced their work for the Blue Bar at the Berkeley Hotel in London; stone-patterned floors
ALEX PAPACHRISTIDIS INTERIORS Gold and silver accents; hand-painted Gracie chinoiserie wallpaper; consoles belonging to Mona von Bismarck; Lalanne furniture; dressmaker details on curtains
DAVID KLEINBERG DESIGN ASSOCIATES Watch for it—sand-blasted pine washed in gold; the new cerused oak; gold accents; statement furniture by Joris Laarman; inspired by work of Henri Samuel
SAWYER | BERSON Mediterranean blues; armless sofas; terrazzo/stone-patterned floors; gold accents; bullion fringe; room inspired by 1930s and 40s Italy and garden room at Villa Necchi
GARROW KEDIGIAN INTERIOR DESIGN Chalkboard covers the walls and ceiling of Napoleon’s Lounge
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1 The children’s “art barn,” created out of an old garage on the property, designed by John Ike of Ike Kligerman Barkley. 2 John Ike, Ann Johnson & Johnny Johnson (homeowners), Joel Barkley, Thomas A. Kligerman 3 David Sprouls (NYSID) and Maureen Bousa (Nantucket by Design chair) 4 The New York School of Interior Design students that were selected to reimagine the rooms in the NHA’s Oldest House property for the week of Nantucket by Design. 5 Maria Spears and Janet Sherlund (NHA Board of Trustees President)
NANTUCKET BY DESIGN
New name, same great cause! The Nantucket Historical Association has re-invisioned their traditional antiques and design fair to focus primarily on the popular Design Luncheon, which featured John Ike, Thomas Kligerman, and Joel Barkley of Ike Kligerman Barkley, and was moderated by Hilary Gustafsson. The Boston Design Center had the honor of underwriting Susan Zises Green’s allstar Design Panel, which featured Nancy Braithwaite, James Huniford, Juan Montoya, Charles Pavarini, and Suzanne Rheinstein all weighing in on the current mood of design.
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SERENITY NOW MASTERMINDING A LAKESIDE DREAM HOUSE IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
HIS & HERS EXTENDED F E AT U R E
words by chesie breen photography by casey dunn architecture by aamodt/plumb interior design by jennifer vaughn miller landscape architecture by michael boucher landscape architecture
The dock on Lake Austin was designed for swimming, boating, or just relaxing.
Polished wood paneling adds warmth to the living room.
The formal dining room has a coffered ceiling and two full walls of glass anchored by a custom resin dining table with brass base.
When the husband-and-wife Cambridge-based architectural team Aamodt/Plumb received the commission to help create a dream house on the banks of Lake Austin in Texas, their challenge was to design a house that would incorporate all the spaces that their clients needed without disturbing the two-plus acre site with mature trees and the most enviable view on the lake. Embracing the views, working around the footprint of the existing trees, and enhancing opportunities for indoor/outdoor living were their guiding directives. The house needed to be warm and inviting, yet
sufficiently grand on approach from the entry drive, while casual and comfortable on the lakeside, where most of the familyâ€™s time would be spent. The main house is over 10,000 square feet with an additional 7,600 square feet devoted to a swimming pool and spa, outdoor kitchen, and living terraces, plus three waterfront structuresâ€”boat house, fishing dock, and swimming dock. A 1,900-square-foot guest house with 4,700 square feet of terrace adds to the composition.
Again mindful of the existing landscape, the architects decided to shift the volumes of the house around the trees. The resultant shape of the house creates pockets of outdoor space that can be enjoyed from the inside of the home—a garden is nestled next to the formal dining room, a fountain becomes an extension of the library, and the main outdoor living area is located between the two wings of the house. The climate in Austin is quite mild and this configuration provides the clients with a year-round oasis for indoor/ outdoor living. A house of this size could easily end up with faraway, underused corners but not so at the hands of Mette Aamodt and Andrew Plumb. “It’s a big house,” Aamodt admits, “but it is a house for a family. We didn’t want there to be any far corners of the home.” To achieve this balance the architects devised a unique scissor-like stair that stitches the first and second floors together from both sides of the house. The surprising effect is a quick trip to any part of the house, and a casual sense of intimacy rarely found in houses of this size. “Aamodt/Plumb has an excellent sense of modern design and can tackle the most complex projects, while still paying attention to the smallest details. They do a great job of creating designs that push a customer’s simple ideas into fabulous architecture,” shares the homeowner. Intended to serve the family for generations, the house is built with timeless, locally-sourced materials. Lueders limestone was used extensively and takes on multiple forms ranging from cut stone pavers to monolithic load-bearing blocks to a special tapered profile that clads the main house. The tapered stone cladding creates a weaving effect on the façade of the house, and its appearance changes throughout the day as the sun creates continuously shifting shadow patterns—much like the surrounding natural landscape. The overall result is a masterful embodiment of serenity now.
1 A bar in the game room looks out onto the pool terrace and lake. 2 The scissor stair knits the wings of the house together in one simple move. 3 The library looks out onto a small garden and water feature. 4 A cast bronze door opens onto the foyer. 5 Material sampling: glass, metallic threads, Lueders limestone, light, and shadow.
The house opens up for its big reveal on the lakeside, its wings spreading out and canopies extending even farther to capture the outdoor space. Deep second floor balconies create private outdoor living spaces and shade the interior from the strong Texas sun.
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THE EYE HAS TO TRAVEL Design Is Everywhere You Look
MEXICO CITY PORTO ERCOLE
The editors of ID BOSTON have traveled near and far this year. It was the legendary editor and style icon Diana Vreeland who pronounced, “The eye has to travel.” With these words in mind we picked up our cameras to demonstrate that design is everywhere you look. Whether in Tokyo, Mexico City, or Porto Ercole, our visual memories inspired us to look at the things we see every day in a new way.
G E O R G E K RAU T H V I S I T S
1 VISIT MONTSERRAT CASTAÑÓN’S ÁNGULO CERO (ANGLE ZERO) After a stint in New York working for the Cristina Grajales Gallery and the artworld sensation site Artsy—Montserrat Castañón, 30, returned to her hometown of Mexico City where she launched Ángulo Cero. This online platform is supported by a showroom in the Colonia Roma neighborhood, which is known as a hotbed for emerging talent from Latin America. The site carries ceramics, lighting, tableware, and more. (www.angulo0.com)
1 Jeanne Medallion wallpaper in gold on off white from Home Couture by Marcie Bronkar 2 John Robshaw Warif Chair for Duralee 3 John Robshaw Mina Banquette for Duralee 4 + 5 Nina Campbell Coromandel flocked wallpaper for Osborne & Little
CHESIE BREEN VISITS
PORTO ERCOLE HOTEL IL PELLICANO Porto Ercole is a small fishing village on the Tuscan Coast equidistant to Rome and Florence, where la dolce vita reigns supreme. We found it to be some of the most beautiful coastline in Italy, and enjoyed languid days tootling around on a Riva and sipping oldschool cocktails. Our resort, Hotel Il Pellicano oozed quintessential Italian glamour.
1 Carolina Irving with her signature linen prints 2 Janus et Cie Vino Daybed designed by Janice Feldman 3 Pierre Frey Portor in bleu 4 Quadrille/China Seas Georgia Small Scale in sunflower yellow 5 Schumacher Jelly Bean in ocean/turquoise 6 Grazia Fortuna Ward Red Flower necklace 7 Schumacher Citrus Garden
SA RA H M C C A R T H Y V I S I T S
TOKYO & KYOTO
1 2 KAZUMI YOSHIDA Clarence House was founded in 1961 by New York interior designer Robin Roberts at a time when the design community was under the dominant influence of English designers, as well as English furniture and fabric design. There was little input—and almost no product—coming from the United States. It was this void that Roberts sought to fill. By the late seventies, Clarence House held sway over the design community, and Roberts had established himself as a larger-than-life figure in the interior design world. One thing was missing and Kazumi Yoshida filled that void. His arrival brought new energy and new direction—an inherent aesthetic that began Clarence House’s shift from archival influences into the stylized world of art and fashion. The team of Roberts and Yoshida established a new benchmark in creativity for the house. Yoshida still controls the evolution of each design from the initial concept to the finished product. Clarence House is available through The Martin Group at the BDC.
1 Kazumi Yoshida in his studio 2 J.D. Staron recycled sari silk rugs 3 Lee Jofa Searchin Urchin in tiki orange 4 + 5 Schumacher Zipster in red/pink and yellow
MARY LEWEY VISITS
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1 Nina Campbell Perdana wallpaper in chocolate for Osborne & Little 2 + 3 Kate Spade for Kravet Owlish Black 4 Containers at the Innovation and Design Building 5 Quadrille Uzbek in multi blues
W E B S T E R & C O M PA N Y V I S I T S
Webster & Company has debuted a new collection from London-based fabric house Evitavonni. The idea for the Tour Collection came to creative director Kate Erwich after a Sunday afternoon viewing of the 1942 classic film Now, Voyager starring Bette Davis. The collection is inspired by the old-school glamour of travel and focuses on geometric patterns and features their first-ever print: a warp printed silk named Star. Erwichâ€™s mood board is featured here.
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DIG INN BY ASH NYC "Farm-to-Counter" Restaurant Debuts in Back Bay photography by christian harder
Founded by South Shore native Adam Eskin in 2011, Dig Inn with 11 locations in Manhattan and its first opening in Bostonâ€™s Back Bay, offers grain and salad bowls with regionally-sourced ingredients. In addition to partnering with local food sources like Siena Farms, the Kitchen Garden, and Mapleline Farms, Dig Inn commissioned our friends at ASH NYC (who also designed The Dean in Providence, Rhode Island) to design the stylishly unassuming spaces punched with color. More Boston locations are planned in Downtown Crossing and the Prudential Center for later this year.
After opening 11 stores in Manhattan, I’m thrilled to bring Dig Inn to my hometown, Boston, and expand our community through mindfully sourced food that celebrates the seasons. We’ll be serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner—a brand new concept for us— and hope that Dig Inn can be a place where everyone feels at home. ADAM ESKIN Dig Inn’s founder and CEO
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CUISINE & STYLE
DAVID MONN The White House, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Tiffany all have one event planner in common, David Monn. Monn has appeared on major television shows such as Martha Stewart, The Today Show, and Good Morning America. Dubbed the “Architect of Style,” and known for creating only the most memorable celebrations, we decided it would be fun to shop out Monn’s signature style at the BDC. David Monn: The Art of Celebrating by Susan Fales Hill and foreword by Bill Cunningham (Vendome Press)
SHOPPING THE BDC TO REIMAGINE DAVID MONN’S SIGNATURE STYLE
S I LV E R & G O L D
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1 + 5 Barbara Barry’s Chalet trimmings for Kravet Couture 2 Nina Campbell Ducio in gold for Osborne & Little 3 Leontine Linens cocktail napkins edged in gold 4 Phillip Jeffries Fade in charcoal on silver silk 6 Quadrille Skein Embroidery in gold on tan velvet
1 Pierre Frey Street Dyptique in multicolore 2 + 4 Jean Paul Gaultier Oxydation for Stark 3 Metro Jubilee rug from Stark Above photo by Julie Skarratt
Above photo by Donna Newman
F LO W E R I N G B RA N C H E S
1 David Wiseman bronze blossom chandelier from Collective by Jeff Lincoln 2 Osborne & Little Magnolia Garden by Nina Campbell 3 Phillip Jeffries Bloom in fuchsia 4 Stark Key Stria in blush 5 Phillip Jeffries Bloom in violet grey
1 Quadrille/China Seas Peacock Batik 2 Farrow & Ball Vardo 288 3 Schumacher Arbre Chinois by Miles Redd Above photo by Ron Lieberman
Above photo by Allan Zepeda
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WHO DOESN’T LOVE BLUE & WHITE? 1 Pierre Frey La Marche de l’Éléphant 2 Quadrille’s Nomad in navy 3 Schumacher Deconstructed Stripe in blue 4 Stark Dante Stria in cobalt 5 Pierre Frey Macao in bleu de chine 6 Nina Campbell Pavilion Garden in blue for Osborne & Little 7 Scandinavian bench from ACKtiques on Nantucket and in the BDC Market Stalls 8 Schumacher Splash in dark blue 9 Schumacher Tumbling Blocks in sapphire 10 Patterson, Flynn & Martin Clouds – Spring rug 11 Patterson, Flynn & Martin Paris rug Above photos by Bob Frame (left) and Ron Lieberman (right)
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Save the Date! For the design event of the season.
new england design hall of fame awards and gala October 6th Unveiling Event
Thursday, November 10, 2016
For more info visit www.nehomemag.com HOSteD By
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T O S P E A K AT FA L L D E S I G N M A R K E T A N D P R E V I E W H I S N E W R U G C O L L E C T I O N F O R PAT T E R S O N , F LY N N & M A R T I N
Patterson, Flynn & Martin has introduced a collection of rugs from the iconic designer Hutton Wilkinson who began his career with the legendary Tony Duquette. All are marked with Hutton’s signature panache, with bold patterns inspired by classic graphic motifs. In rug speak there are three constructions: hand-knotted wool and silk; hand-tufted wool and silk; and hand-knotted wool. Each is unabashedly luxe and will elevate any room—these rugs are truly works of art. Hutton will be a keynote speaker at Design Market on Thursday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m. in the seminar room with a reception to follow at Patterson, Flynn & Martin. A magical speaker and raconteur unparalleled, this event is not to be missed.
J.D. STARON RECYCLED SARI SILK RUGS More than half a billion women in the world wear saris. Currently, many of these garments are being repurposed, which gives them a second life. Recycling centers in India recover and collect the used saris, reprocess them, and generate handspun silk yarn. PHILLIP JEFFRIES 1 ORDER + 1 NEW TREE Phillip Jeffries has planted 14,000 trees in 2016 and hopes to reach 25,000 before the year’s end. For each order placed the company plants one tree. SCHUMACHER AMERICAN PRIDE
BDC SHOWROOMS GIVING BACK
Schumacher gives $100 to disabled veterans for every order of US-made wallpaper and fabric over $1,000.
PHOTOGRAPHY CREDITS cover
pages thirty-six to forty-three
Photo by Casey Dunn
His & Hers: Aamodt/Plumb
pages five & six
Photos by Casey Dunn
Question & Answer with Michael Phillips
pages forty-five to fifty
Portrait by Garrett Rowland Photography
The Eye Has to Travel
Photo by Caitlin Cunningham Photography page eight
Page 45 photos (clockwise from top left) by Mary Lewey, George Krauth, gorillaimages/Shutterstock.com, and Sarah McCarthy
Page 46 photos along left edge by George Krauth
Photo courtesy of Chesie Breen
Page 47 photos along right edge (from the top down) by gorillaimages/Shutterstock.com, Chesie Breen, two courtesy of The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd., and Chesie Breen
pages thirteen to seventeen Bibliophile Boston Page 13 photo courtesy of Dempsey & Carroll and Schumacher Page 15 photos by Erica George Dines (top) and François Halard (bottom) Page 17 photos by Jonathan Becker (top) and © The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s (bottom) Covers courtesy of Rizzoli New York pages nineteen to twenty-seven Design Spotlight on Olasky & Sinsteden Photos by Read McKendree Photography pages twenty-nine to thirty-four ID Boston Goes Behind the Scenes Pages 30–31 photos by Eric Roth Pages 32–33 photos by Phillip Ennis Page 34 portraits courtesy of each designer and event photos by Lindsay Scouras
Page 48 photos along left edge by Sarah McCarthy Page 49 photos along right edge by Mary Lewey Page 50 photos along left edge (from the top down) by Hung Quach, Martí Sans, Kirstin Mckee, Giorgio Magini, and kkgas Samples courtesy of each showroom pages fifty-two to fifty-five Dig Inn by ASH NYC Photos by Christian Harder pages fifty-seven to sixty David Monn: The Art of Celebrating Cover courtesy of Vendome Press Photo credits noted within each caption Samples courtesy of each showroom page sixty-two Hutton Wilkinson Photos courtesy of the designer
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