Emily Henderson

Design compromise for couples

Men and women decorate differently. We just do.  Excuse the generalizations that are going to happen in this post, i know that everyone is different. But after designing 22 rooms for 22 different couples I’ve come to realize that many of the differences between the sexes are actually the same. So here are some tips–based… Read More …

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Best striped pillows from Etsy.

 Ah, the classic stripe.  Stripes are nautical, sophisticated and in the right color palette so very young, fresh. and edgy.  Kinda like ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’….sans the psychotic yet sympathetic psycho killer part….maybe more like ‘Amelie’…. but with less butterflies singing warm French songs.  The stripe is easily mixed with other patterns and forever in… Read More …

Vintage finds…Should i buy them?

From Craigslist, Etsy and other online resources these are vintage pieces i’m VERY tempted to buy right now. Let me be clear: I don’t need these. I shouldn’t prioritize them into my life and i have no right spending my saturday morning shopping online.  But when i saw this i died: It’s a Paul McCobb… Read More …

Ladies and Gentlemen Studio

Ladies and Gentlemen, i’d like to introduce you to Ladies and Gentlemen.  I saw their new line at Dwell on Design and fell in love.  They have the perfect mix of modern lines but with warmth and character, thanks to to their use of brass, copper and natural finishes and fibers. I mean.  You know… Read More …

Designer Mashup Challenge with Project Runway

Big old announcement, friends. It’s a Designers Mashup with HP, Jeanne from Aphrochic fame, Hewlitt Packard, and ME for a big Project Runway project.   In case you don’t know Aphrochic, Jeanine is a designer and blogger who has really beautiful African inspired textiles and wallpapers.  They are rad. I used her wallpaper in the… Read More …

Family Circle Feature

Check out this new feature in Family Circle out this month by Danielle Blundell.   Thanks, FC, for the lovely press. That photo is by the lovely Bonnie Tsang. In other news don’t forget to enter to enter to win this: The contest is open til August 31st and all you have to do is… Read More …

5 stylish ways to disguise your TV.

Practical, attractive and inexpensive solutions to disguising or hiding that TV that we love so much. Hiding TV’s can be like trying to hide a bad haircut with a worse wig. Like this guy. He’s bald and sure, that’s not the #1 choice in hair genetics, but this Prince Albert wig isn’t exactly fooling anyone…. Read More …

Last day of vacation….

It’s very sad, i know.  But all vacations have to end at some point.  Meanwhile we are staying at an awesome hotel in Tribeca called The Smyth, Tribeca that is proving to be extremely hip and comfortable.  I travel a ton and stay at a lot of hotels and the Thompson hotels are ALWAYS the… Read More …

East Coast Waspy Vacation almost over.

I’m on vacation.  I’ve vacated the premises.  I’m officially phoning it in today and i’m kinda ok with it.   Sunsets must be viewed.  This is the view of the sunset at Inn at Castle Hill in Newport where we had a really incredible dinner. No photoshop here, those be the actual colors of the… Read More …