Design Rules: Creating Beautiful Vignettes

Whether we admit it or not, most of us decorate our spaces. Sure, there’s a group of hardcore enthusiasts who agonize over paint chips, scour the Internet for back issues of the late Domino Magazine (sniff) and fervently pray tassels never make a comeback (guilty!), but even teenage boys display their trophies and hang posters […]

For the Collector, Tips on Putting Together Elegant Displays

What you hang and display speaks volumes about you—your interests, taste, and priorities. According to brain research cited by Tal D. Ben-Shahar, who teaches at Harvard, surrounding yourself with pleasurable objects actually makes you happier. So don’t be a passive accumulator, be passionate about your possessions. When people pass through the laundry/mudroom of my house, […]