Author: <span class="vcard">Anne Collins Howard</span>

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Oh, it may just look like fancy Astroturf, but think again and then think a little harder. This 1x 1 daisy-clover mat has more uses than you can dream up. Use a bunch as placemats for fanciful summer dining. Put one under your pets bowl to give Fluffy a grassy knoll to ...

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By the looks of Thomas Pauls designs, youd think the man never had a bad day in his life. They are always bright and cheery, and his new pillow collection is no exception. The punchy patterns are printed on 100% linen and finished with simple piping. Fresh and fun, they are hard to get sick ...

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Adler-Table

I was browsing Jonathan Adler's website the other day and decided to read his manifesto and man, hes got chutzpah. You have to admire a designer who promises that his lamps will make you look thinner and encourages collecting tchotchkes for life enhancement. I cant say I agree with all his declarations, but I ...

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Avignon-Towel

Woman quits job to pursue her passion--I love that story in every possible version. Jaime Hoemann wasn't going to let 20-year advertising career get between her and her French linens. When her friend, Brooke Crew, asked Jaime to join her on a trip to France to re-stock her antique store, she said yes to a ...

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