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Montage: 16 Rooms with Rope Lights

Earlier this month I started blogging for a Southern retail site with Etsy like suppliers called Bourbon & Boots. My first post was “Nine Unfinished Wood Looks That Are Anything But Raw,” inspired by a great Oak Block Lamp from Tungsten Customs that I found there (and might need to buy). I’ll be posting every two weeks. The next post, which should go live today, is inspired by another light from the site, a Rope Pendant Socket Light with an Edison bulb, made by Wildwood Design Company.

Of course, it reminded me of the very popular rope light by Toronto-based studio Atelier 688, which I also mentioned a couple of years ago when I wrote about West Bridge, the trendy Kendall Square, Cambridge restaurant. I’ve included that image here, along with 15 other spaces with rope lights.

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Farmshop

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BHG

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Photo by Laurie Black  •  BHG

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Lisa Kreiling of LTK Interiors  •  Urban Show House

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Jennifer Hagler of A Merry Mishap

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Hampton Designer Showhouse 2009
Photo by John Bessler &  Squire Fox   •  Traditional Home

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Photo by Alec Hemer for Country Living

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West Bridge  by Crème Design  •  Photo by designskool

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Kay Douglass Interiors

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Stylist Raina Kattelson  •  Photo by Emily Anderson •  Rue Magazine

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Pursley Dixon Architecture
Photo by Stacey Van Berkel for Garden & Gun

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Christopher Grubb of Arch Interiors  •  HGTV

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CCS Architecture  •  Photo by Kris Tamburello

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Photo by Elizabeth Watsky for Remodelista

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Ace Hotel Palm Springs

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Atelier 688

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Just In: TRADHhome Early Spring 2014

The digital edition of Traditional Home, called TRADhome came out last week. This is an online only version of the magazinef that features less established and up-and-coming designers. In 2012’s TRADhome, I wrote about a home designed by Palmer Weiss—my blog post here—and in the 2013 “Great Kitchens” edition, I wrote about designer Liz Caan’s color-filled dining room, blogged here.

TRADhome 2014 extensively showcases homes designed by these four designers: Tamara Kaye-Honey, Charles de Lisle, and Joe Lucas and Parrish Chilcoat of Lucas Studio, and Taylor Borsari. The theme is color, and as you’ll see, there’s plenty of it.

TAMARA KAYE-HONEY
Photos by Michael Garland

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CHARLES DE LISLE
Photo by David Duncan Livingston

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JOE LUCAS & PARRISH CHILCOAT
Photos by Karyn Millet

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TAYLOR BORSARI
Photos by Karyn Millet

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I blogged the best photos of
TRADhome 2013
Part I & Part II

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Montage: 23 Beach House Bunk Rooms

I’ve done a couple of bunk bed montages, and just recently built-in alcove beds, but today’s entire post is dedicated specifically to bunk rooms. Most often, kids bedrooms with multiple built-in bunk beds. They tend to be done in summer houses in nautical styles, though not all of them. The very simple Scandinavian ones are lovely. I like the idea, and the design of these quad bunks, but I’m not really into having four or more kids sleep over; two boys are enough!

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 real estate in Australia

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 Scott Christopher Homes

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Jessica Helgerson Interior Design

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Charles Myer Architects  –  Andra Birkerts Design – Photo by Eric Roth

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 Elle Decor

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Cottage Living

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Quad Bunk Room Justine Hugh Jones

 Justine Hugh-Jones

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Coastal Living Ultimate Beach House

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Goli & Bosi

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Sally Markham
Photo by Thomas Loof for House Beautiful

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Superkül  |   Tom Arban for House & Home

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Photo by Jason Busch for Vogue

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Design Nehez

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Traditional Home 

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House Beautiful 

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Kelly Abramson Architecture

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Melanie Turner

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Marie Claire Maison 

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Just In: New Trad Designers 2013, Part II

Yesterday I posted 12 rooms designed by five of the 10 New Trad Designers 2013, as seen in Traditional Homes’ TRADHome Spring 2013 digital issueToday I’m featuring the work of the other 5 New Trad Designers 2013, interior designers Ginger Brewton, Heather Garrett, Summer Thornton, Andrew Howard, and Frances Merrill. I love the mix of styles, colors, and textures they incorporate into the rooms.

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GINGER BREWTON

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HEATHER GARRETT

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SUMMER THORNTON

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ANDREW HOWARD

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FRANCES MERRILL

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Just In: New Trad Designers 2013, Part I

Last year Traditional Home asked bloggers to submit their picks for its its list of up-and-coming New Trad designers. I submitted a gorgeous home decorated by Palmer Weiss in San Francisco, and she won a coveted spot in the 2012 TRADHome New Designers lineup. (This year they called on bloggers to submit  for its  Great Kitchens digital mag, and the Boston area designer I suggested, Liz Caan, scored a spot with her color-saturated dining room.)

As for the this year’s up-and-comers, that 2013 TRADHome digital issue came out this spring. The 10 New Trad Designers 2013 are incredible. The work ranges from thoughtfully serene to energetically colorful. It was hard to narrow down the images, so in order to show a few from each, I am splitting it into two parts. Today I’m featuring the work of interior designers Andrew Maier, Julie Goldman of J. Latter DesignKatie Lydon, Kristin Rocke of K. Rocke Design, and Taylor Borsari.

I’ve worked with Katie Lydon before, but the others are new to me. I’m psyched to have already had a chance to collaborate with Julie Goldman on an upcoming Matouk blog post. I’m hoping I’ll have a chance to work with the others soon too. Here is a sampling of the work of the first half of the New Trad Designers 2013.

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 ANDREW MAIER

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JULIE GOLDMAN, J. LATTER DESIGN

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KATIE LYDON

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KRISTIN ROCKE

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TAYLOR BORSARI

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