Blue Mood: Stray Dog Ty coffee table in Benjamin Moore's Down Pour Blue, available through MKS Designs
Nothing says How nice to see you! or Thanks for a great weekend at the country house! better than a thoughtfully selected gift. We’ve come up with a selection of home décor items sure to please the most discerning recipient.
As you walk through the 2012 Ladue News Show House this weekend, don’t miss the wonderful details sprinkled throughout the Mid-Century Modern masterpiece. Here, we present a few of the designers' favorite things, which range from historically significant vintage furnishings by Mid-Century Modern masters to contemporary designs that give the house its au courant flair. In all cases, these are definite must-sees as you tour the Show House, which runs through Oct. 21. For tickets, call 269-8836 or visit laduenews.com.
We present you with the final installment of our series of conversations with LN's Show House designers. Don't forget, the 2012 William Bernoudy Ladue News Show House opens next Friday, Oct. 5, and runs through Oct. 21.
Mary Stieven took #15 Washington Terrace’s sleeping porch, borne out of necessity in 1913 during those humid, non-air conditioned St. Louis nights, and brought it into modern day. “I wanted to make a 2011 version of the room—how we would use it now.”
Wall pockets filled with dried flowers and grasses can complement any décor. Photo courtesy of MKS Design and John Richard Boutique
If your walls could talk, what would they say about your sense of style? Today’s walls refuse to fade quietly into the background. LN checked in with a trio of design-savvy experts to get their take on what’s new in wall treatments.
There’s a reason all those designer homes look so fabulous—the pros know how to pull a room together with uncontrived style and incorporate the most current looks while they’re doing it…Designer flair doesn’t have to mean a full-scale makeover. We can use advice from the pros to tweak our decor into shape.