FRIDAY 5: Sitty Pretty

Who is it?@sarahbartholomewdesign

Nashville interior designer who was named 2016 House Beautiful Next Wave Designer, and has been published in House Beautiful, Southern Living, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles and Better Homes and Gardens; in addition to being featured on, and Tory Daily.

Why we love it? The serene, monochromatic scheme with a balanced mix of textures. The pop of the black frames on the art. And speaking of art, these are so perfectly placed.

Who is it?@stevengambrel The founder and president of S.R. Gambrel, Inc., an interior design firm in NYC. Too many accomplishments to list here. Author of Time and Place.

Why we love it? First of all, blue and beige {sigh}. He makes a mix of styles work together so seamlessly. Brilliant.

Who is it?@m.elle.designBased in Santa Monica, M. Elle Design is an interior design team is comprised of sisters Marie Turner Carson and Emily Turner Barker, who founded the company with their interior designer mother, Mary Lynn Turner.

Why we love it? Modern and comfortable. The expansive shelving so perfectly styled with colorful books to give the room life. That chandelier.

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Who is it? @mcgrath2

McGrath II is an interior design firm founded by Suzanne and Lauren McGrath — a mother and daughter team. Suzanne is a former style editor for Martha Stewart Living and Lauren worked for Teen Vogue prior to forming their firm. They’ve been featured in too many magazines to list.

Why we love it? The thoughtfully curated mix of materials, patterns and textures. That single red and white pillow perfectly balances the room against the floral chair. And, of course, books.

Who is it?@tammyconnor A Birmingham and Charleston design firm that aims to create understated beauty and ease of living. Their work has been featured in Tradition Home, Veranda, House Beautiful and more.

Why we love it? The unique furniture layout. The greenery. The wreath around one of the pictures to give the wall balance and tie it into the room. That bureau that fits so perfectly in the recessed space.

J.Crew takes a casual approach to the boyfriend blazer. I like that it’s almost a mix of a blazer, a sweater and a car coat.


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