Beautiful Book


my new book Beautiful; All American Decorating and Timeless Style, explores my favorite color stories and themes that i rely on over and over throughout my design work.

it’s no surprise that blue and white is the story of the first chapter. it’s the color combination i love most. this combination, along with all things blue and white has captured my soul, and i am unapologetic about it. a piece of ceramic, a stripe, a hand painted chinoiserie, a dhurrie, a tile or a floral fabric…if it’s blue and white i will find it beautiful. 

here are some of my favorite rooms that have inspired me over the years, they are all connected by blue and white. enjoy!


Bunny Williams and John Rosselli- Town & Country

Michael S. Smith- Elle Decor

Mark D. Sikes- Lonny Magazine

David Netto

Mark D. Sikes- House Beautiful

David Netto- Veranda

Bunny Williams- House Beautiful

Furlow Gatewood- Veranda

Carrier and Company- The World of Interiors

Carrier and Company

Darryl Carter

David Netto- Veranda

Michael S. Smith

Miles Redd- Elle Decor

Mark D. Sikes- Lonny Magazine

Darryl Carter

Markham Roberts- House & Garden

Miles Redd- Elle Decor

Studio Peregalli

Michael S. Smith- Elle Decor

Mary McDonald

Oscar de la Renta


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