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Coastal Design Comes Home For Summer 2017

Coastal design without the kitsch. More light, hand-finished natural woods, less faux sea-glass octopus mosaics. True coastal style is clean, light, natural, and timeless. Far from the chic monochrome high rises of America's urban centers, coastal design elicits feelings of past family vacations on Cape Cod. A Simple and Timeless Marthas Vineyard Bedroom Showcases Classic Coastal Design Marthas Vineyard Interior Design Whethor curling up by the fire on an overstuffed linen couch with your collection of Thoreau poetry, or stomping in from the beach and kicking off your flip flops with a trail of sand behind you- great coastal design wants to be lived in and on, to be used and enjoyed for generations.  While Hammers & Heels is best...

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14 Geometric Furniture & Decor Finds That Take The Hexagon Trend To The Next Level

Interior design trends for 2017 are all about traditional, warm spaces pushing back against the chic minimalist aesthetics that have risen to prominence over the last decade internationally. Think warm reclaimed woods, lush green hues, farmhouse vibes, and mixed patterns just to name a few.  In the never ending battle for dominance between modernist and traditional aesthetics in interior design and decor trends, the humble hexagon and other geometric motifs hold a special place all thier own. Moving beyond the traditional tiled backsplashes and other two dimensional geometrically patterned elements in interior design, the hexagon is now jumping off the wall into decor and furniture design and is poised to spread into every area of the home.  This year expect to see...

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One For You, One For Me: 2016 Hostess Essentials Gift Guide

Dinner party, anyone? Dine in style this fall with our curated collection of Hostess Essentials. Treat yourself & your favorite hostesses to beautiful matte porcelain, hand-finished woods, and soft French linens. All fairtrade or USA handmade, organic, green products.  1. USA Made French Linen Dinner Napkin 18", $9.99 Buy Here 2. Indigo Hand Finished Wood Candle Holder, $6.99+ Buy Here 3. Solid Metal Gold Wine Corkscrew, $35 Buy Here 4. Indigo Handmade Wooden Salt & Pepper Cellars, $18 Buy Here 5. Fairtrade Gold Flatware Set, $19 Buy Here 6. Matte Porcelain Coupe Dinnerware Set, $80 Buy Here 7. Solid Metal Gold Bottle Opener, $25.50 Buy Here 8. USA Made French Linen Placemat 19", $12.99 Buy Here 9. The Drunken Botanist, $13.39 Buy Here 10. Matte Porcelain Mug XL, $27 Buy Here Stay tuned for more...

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One For You, One For Me: 2016 Autumn Essentials Gift Guide

Autumn is here! Summer is great, but let's get real- Autumn is the best. This season we are all about luxurious wool throw blankets, soft French linen mornings in bed with a steaming hot coffee, long decadent baths, and candle-lit dinners. Our Autumn Essentials gift guide lets you treat yourself AND your loved ones to the best that this season has to offer. All fairtrade or USA handmade, organic, green products.  1. 100% Organic Beeswax candles, set of 4. $14.99 Buy Here 2. Handmade Matte Porcelain salad (or soup!) bowl, $19 Buy Here 3. USA Made French Linen Sheets, $87 Buy Here 4. USA Made French Linen Throw Pillow, $30 Buy Here 5. Fairtrade, Handmade Chunky Crocheted Knit Throw, $160 Buy Here...

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Designers You Should Know: MAS Design

For the inaugural edition of our Designers You Should Know series, we wanted to showcase a design house we have had the pleasure of working with on a number of projects. Partners Carol & Dawn of MAS Design have cultivated a unique aesthetic and a successful brand in the Bay Area.  MAS Design partners, Dawn Carlson & Carol Perry.Photo by Jen Siska WHO/WHAT IS MAS DESIGN? MAS (Mood and Space) Design is an interior design firm in the Bay Area, California. What we try to create in our work is a mashup of space and style. We believe that your space should be an expression of who you are, and our focus is creating sophisticated spaces that allow our clients to live, relax and...

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