What I present for your consideration this Sunday is just a quaint four-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot outbuilding, part of the larger Hi-Low Farm estate in Bedford, New York. According to a spread I just read in the new issue of Town & Country, designer Stephen Sills rescued the property after its foreclosure, and has spent years meticulously bringing it back to life.
And then there's Stephen Stills: Decoration (pre-order from Rizzoli), a new book due out this month that I must get my hands on. I love his design fingerprint — the aesthetic product of layers of living and living well. A Southerner by birth and in heart, Sills certainly shares through his work the value of calm, comfort and slow-cooked storytelling. I think this excerpt explains it well: