Good Morning from San Francisco! Today is the third day of my visit in collaboration with Zephyr, and today we’re headed to Napa. I’ve been sharing all of the design and lifestyle goodness I’m experiencing on instagram, twitter, facebook, and periscope (watch one of my live videos here). My handle across all social media is @sarahsarna.
I’ve known Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller for almost 15 years, so when their first book CARRIER AND COMPANY: POSITIVELY CHIC INTERIORS arrived on my doorstep, I could. not. contain. my. joy. Mara was the design director at the first firm I worked for, fresh out of design school, whom I credit with teaching me 99% of what I know about decorating. (Sorry, Parsons.) It seems like just yesterday, so I find it wild to realize that it’s been 10 years since Jesse and Mara,
ON MY LIST
Every interior I’ve ever seen by Windsor Smith is gorgeous. A traditionalist who translates classical themes in a modern way, Ms. Smith has been on my list of favorite interior designers for about four or five years. And, yes, I have a list. Windsor’s highly anticipated first book, Windsor Smith Homefront: Design for Modern Living, released last month, celebrates her talent for creating glamorous yet livable spaces for modern life.
In this incredible book, interior designer Howard Slatkin, founder of the iconic home-fragrance and lifestyle brand Slatkin & Co., opens the doors of his legendary Fifth Avenue apartment for the ultimate house tour.
As one of the most beloved, and well-known, design bloggers in the world, Will Taylor’s new book is a natural extension of his incredible popular blog: colorful and sure to make you smile.
Two things you may or may not know about me, plus my thoughts on James Peill’s new coffee table book “The English Country House.”
Beautifully detailed, the second volume of Suzanne Kasler’s sophisticated interiors is appropriately titled: Timeless Style. Written by Ms. Kasler, with contribution by Christine Pittel, Doug Turshen, and David Huang, the Atlanta-based designer’s latest book chronicles eight of her projects, opening with her own home.
While traveling, what to do with all the unexpected treasures found abroad? In The Well-Traveled Home, lifelong traveler and interior designer Sandra Espinet offers her advice and vivid visual examples of interiors she has designed with treasures found abroad over the years.
Featured numerous times in Architectural Digest and many other design publications, the San Diego based designer is known for her relaxed luxury aesthetic and international style.
I can’t think of a better book than Tom Scheerer Decorates to come home from vacation to. Beautifully photographed by Francesco Lagnese, this new book written by Mimi Read will be available for purchase on September 10th. Pre-order it on Amazon now.