My “Theory of Design” One of the tricks to successful designs – whether you are thinking about stationery, a restaurant, or a home – is the presence of a common thread in the realization of an idea. Think about your favorite stores – two of ours are Restoration Hardware and Williams-Sonoma Home – or your […]
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To continue on last week’s post on Trina Turk’s pillows, this week we are showing you her collection of pure wool rugs. As you might expect, these are sensational and full of bold color, and perfect for mixing with her retro designs. They are inspired by her love for sunny, bright, poolside looks and perfect […]
We love Trina Turk’s colorful fashion sense, so when we heard she was moving into the home, we were thrilled! As the Los Angeles Times so eloquently put it, “Imagine if Jackie Kennedy had married Andy Warhol instead of Ari Onassis and you’ll have an idea of Turk’s brand of sophisticated psychedelia.”
Believe it or not, for the first ten years at Gracious Style, we did not have a single collection of everyday table linens which had any kind of synthetic content. Everything we carried was either cotton, linen, or a cotton/linen blend. We would have certainly liked to have a non-iron alternative, but we just didn’t […]
We just received our May/June 2010 issue of Victoria Magazine, and we were thrilled to see that our Copenhagen linens and Varga Athens stemware were featured in it! If you don’t know Victoria, it’s a great resource for sweet and romantic decorating, traveling, and entertaining ideas.