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Shagreen is a pebbled leather traditionally made from rayfish skin, though it can also come from shark or dogfish. The subtle texture of the hide creates an exotic surface when applied to furniture or accessories.
“I didn’t really have a particular room in mind. I was just thinking of summer. I never use chintz, but I love hand-blocked florals like the ones by Galbraith & Paul."
This week, Atlanta welcomes some big-name fashion and design visionaries. Today through Thursday, SCAD will host the 11th annual SCADstyle—a weeklong event of panels, talks, and presentations at the art college’s campuses in Atlanta, Savannah, and Hong Kong. Events are free and open to the public.
Barry Dixon lived all over the world as a child, but this native Southerner shares his region's passion for a good story. He chats with us about why it's more interesting to mix things up.
Vicki Bolick enjoys a day of salon pampering as much as the next person, but for her own master bathroom, she nixed the cliche of an all-white retreat.
The story of midcentury modernism in America is inconceivable without Knoll, the furnishings and textiles company founded by Hans Knoll in 1938 and joined by Florence Knoll in 1941.
Jennifer Boles, native Atlantan and founder of online journal The Peak of Chic, is a welcome antidote to bloggers chasing the latest fads. Her posts take inspiration from old movies, vintage magazines, and classic design books. So when we decided to publish a list of must-reads, we knew Boles was the resident expert.
Many designers take their cues from fabulous hotels, and lately I’ve been dreaming about Ett Hem, a boutique hotel in Stockholm that we plan to visit this summer.