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Dyed in Dublin: Kathryn Davey’s Naturally Tinted Textiles

Dyed in Dublin: Kathryn Davey’s Naturally Tinted Textiles

Several years back, Kathryn Davey was newly divorced and raising her three daughters in San Francisco when she took up indigo dying. “I had always been into art and natural crafts,” she says, “and in the Bay Area I was exposed to a very crea.. Read More →

Freedom of the Press: Inside Former Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee’s Georgetown House, Transformed

Freedom of the Press: Inside Former Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee’s Georgetown House, Transformed

Ben Bradlee, the famed Washington Post editor and bon vivant—played by Tom Hanks in The Post and Jason Robards in All the President’s Men—probably wouldn’t recognize his old Georgetown residence. Remodeled in an elegantly succinct style th.. Read More →

Kitchen of the Week: Country Chic in Sweden, Minimalist Edition

Kitchen of the Week: Country Chic in Sweden, Minimalist Edition

We can easily—and happily—spend an entire afternoon browsing residential listings. Recently, we came across a new-to-us real estate outfit to add to our short list of stalk-worthy online resources: Alvhem, a Swedish brokerage that, according t.. Read More →

The Nesting Instinct: A Cabin Retreat in Washington Inspired by a Bird

The Nesting Instinct: A Cabin Retreat in Washington Inspired by a Bird

In a large-scale study released last week, scientists confirmed a 29 percent decline in the North American bird population—to the tune of 2.9 billion fewer birds—since 1970. I read the alarming news with great sadness and fear. But then I stum.. Read More →

Expert Advice: Halloween Decor Tips from a Master of the Dark Arts

Expert Advice: Halloween Decor Tips from a Master of the Dark Arts

Our go-to Master of the Dark Arts when it comes to Halloween? That would be Claudia Schwartz—proprietor of San Francisco’s Bell’occhio—a sought-after SF stylist and shop owner who counts Martha Stewart among her fans. Claudia is a lover of.. Read More →

Upstairs, Downstairs: A London Home Designed for Two Households

Upstairs, Downstairs: A London Home Designed for Two Households

We recently spotted a thoughtfully renovated London townhouse, designed by architect Michela Bertolini, that can accommodate two households. The building spans five levels and has 2,320 square feet of total living space. A central stairwell conne.. Read More →

Kitchen of the Week: Shaker in the City

Kitchen of the Week: Shaker in the City

We are big fans of deVOL kitchens, so we were thrilled when the UK-based bespoke cabinetmaker opened up a New York City outpost earlier this year. Now you can see all four of their cabinet styles up-close at their showroom on Bond Street in Lower .. Read More →

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