Good Quotes: On Personal Details...

Good Quotes: On Personal Details...

Grace Shu
Jun 4, 2008

"Personal details are important. How many times have you seen a gorgeous house in a shelter magazine that looks absolutely soulless? Everything's right but it's really not. That's because everything matches perfectly and the designer didn't incorporate the client's personal style--or any of those messy real things that people acquire."

Who said this quote? The answer is after the jump...

Ina Garten, aka the Barefoot Contessa. We finally got around to picking up her latest cookbook The Barefoot Contessa at Home, and the intro is an ode to how she learned to make a house a home.

[ Top photo is of Ina Garten's dining room in Martha Stewart Living 1993; bottom photo is from NYTimes. ]

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