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:
Nope, I'm not having/going to a viewing party (yeah right) because I will be heading out to Little Tybee for a camping trip with some friends instead (yay for Tybee's 10ft tide that commands an 8am boat launch.) HOWEVER, my DVR will be hard at work capturing the whole shebang.
There's been a lot of hoopla in the blogosphere the past month, but only some worth repeating. First off, revisit the weddings of princesses Grace Kelly and Diana Spencer. I'm tempted to say "they don't make them like that anymore," but I suppose we're going to find out if that's true or not tomorrow, right?