Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

There are so many things to consider when designing a room-much less an entire home. How to navigate through that process is the subject of this article. It is always good to understand and acknowledge as completely as possible what you have to work with--for better and for worse. This should be done through photography …

Setting the Table

Gracious dining includes many elements; sterling silver, crystal, linen, flowers, candlelight, wonderful food and wine and great company. My favorite silversmiths are Jean Puiforcat and Georg Jensen. Both of their firms offer sterling and silver plate. While it is not possible to see the difference, it is possible to feel the difference. The weight of …

Jack Lenor Larsen… A Conversation

Interview by: Michael M Merrill, ASID, CID Jack Lenor Larsen is, quite simply, the single most important textile designer who has ever lived–period. I was recently granted the rare privilege of interviewing Mr. Larsen for SF Design Magazine. His comments were charming, insightful and inspiring. Mr. Larsen was born in 1927 in Seattle, Washington. Initially, …