THE BEAUTY OF VITTORIO ACCORNERO’S ILLUSTRATIONS

by Terry October 6, 2012 Children's Rooms

STORY TIME! As a child, I remember always being surrounded by beauty and one of the joys of being an interior designer today is working with the children of clients to create beauty for them.  Whether it is a bedroom, library, music room or playroom, they some of my favorite rooms to design.  It is […]






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THE BEAUTY OF HAND EMBROIDERY

by Terry October 2, 2012 Linens

EMBROIDERY OF NATURE Most of the projects at Parish-Hadley were not complete without beautiful bed and table linens. I have carried out that tradition with my own clients as the colors, patterns, craftsmanship and quality enhance any home and add just the right touch to a very simple interior.  When choosing table linens that will bring in […]






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THE BEAUTY OF D.D. TILLETT FABRICS

by Terry October 1, 2012 Fabrics

D. D. Tillett: Classic Fabric Design Custom-made fabric designs by D.D. And Leslie Tillett that graced the Kennedy White House maintain their appeal over 40 years into the future; this is truly the definition of ‘classic design’ – a design that can weather the trending tides of decades and still hold its own appeal to […]






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THE BEAUTY OF LILLY PULITZER

by Terry August 20, 2012 Fabrics

SPLASHES OF COLOR One of Lilly’s beautiful summer rooms (photo Lee Jofa) LillyPulitzer in the garden of her Palm Beach estate, 1975 No one quite knows how to add such splashes of color to a room like Lilly Pulitzer. Bright pinks, radiant corals, brilliant blues, and cheerful yellows and greens adorn her designs. Lily designs […]






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REMEMBERING ALBERT HADLEY

by Terry August 10, 2012 The Beauty of Life

  Albert Livingston Hadley (1920-2012) I am saddened by the loss of Mr. Hadley.  I received my interior design training at Parish-Hadley and have always been very grateful for the opportunity I was given by Mr. Hadley.  My friendship with Mr. Hadley survived all design trends and for that I am most thankful.  Cheers!  






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THE ENDURING BEAUTY OF WILLIAM MORRIS DESIGNS

by Terry August 7, 2012 Wallpaper

HANDBLOCKED WALLPAPERS   As stated in my first blog post, master craftsman and designer, William Morris has been one of the inspirations to my Beauty of Life design focus.  His genius for pattern design in his wallpaper, for instance, is as enthralling, as it is timeless, in its application.  Depending on the pattern, a Morris […]






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THE BEAUTY OF LIFE

by Terry March 6, 2012 The Beauty of Life

In changing the way we look at our homes, Morris changed the way we look at the world. In my designing, I use little-known sources and a love of historic patterns to glorify the ordinary; my mission is to enhance my clients’ joy in their everyday surroundings; I want to restore or renew the Beauty […]

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