Cara Gibbs's Recent Articles
Page 2
Out-of-the-Box Table Setting Ideas for the Holidays
Sure, we think “less is more” can be incredibly lovely, but it has its place. Sometimes, a table calls for more and more…and more. We are always in awe of those that can pull off that ultra-layered look with effortless grace and sophistication. Here, we’ve pulled together inspirations from tastemakers who have created tables that embrace a maximalist aesthetic. These collected beauties prove the possibilities to be endless when it comes to what you can put on the table.
Nov 12, 2016
Inside the Designer’s Mind: 10 Creative Questions for the Maker of Totally Dreamy Ceramics
How often do you spend time thinking about everyday items like dishes and coffee mugs? Probably not that often (probably not even when you’re actually using them). Well, Amy Hamley is out to change all that with Redraven Studios, her brand of handmade porcelain pieces, from dinnerware to home decor.
Oct 26, 2016
Inside the Designer’s Mind: 10 Creative Questions for a Modern Bohemian Textile Artist
Taking a peek behind the scenes into how some of your favorite products come to life can be truly enlightening, and often leads to a deeper appreciation of the product itself (and the maker behind it). Here, we’re tagging along with bedding and soft goods purveyor and artist Shay Spaniola of Bunglo as she shares with us her work space and a glimpse into her creative mind.
Oct 17, 2016
High & Low: A Living Room That Gets Pattern Mixing Just Right
I don’t know about you, but when I try to incorporate multiple motifs into a room willy-nilly, things can quickly get a little out of control and the space ultimately lacks cohesion. When it comes to the delicate dance of mixing and matching (or deliberately mismatching) patterns, it’s best to take cues from the pros. As your print-mixing guides, we’ve put together four high and lows inspired by rooms with perfectly blended patterns. First up: the living room.
Sep 2, 2016
Dining Room Ideas: Try a Banquette In Place of Chairs For More Style (and Seating Space)
If you’re anything like me, you’re always calling dibs on the banquette seat when you dine out. I mean, who doesn’t want to be super comfy and cozy on a plush sofa seat (sorry chairs!). To further entice that lust for the best seat in the house, check out this round up of settees being used in uber-chic dining rooms by some top-notch design talents.
Aug 2, 2016