It is no secret that I have a book addiction.  While I am not one for novels (prefer Audible for that), I adore design and art books. I cannot get enough of them and could peruse the images for days.  I was thrilled to receive a recent release from a design friend, Eric Ross. Eric.. read more →

I have had a load for lovely design books to devour this fall. Vendome Press has kindly sent me a few to share that are real treats.   This latest one combines my love of fashion, design and all things French.   Do not miss it and enjoy a look at:  Dior and His Decorators: Victor.. read more →

I was thrilled to receive a coveted advance copy of Amanda Lindroth’s new book, Island Hopping. It truly transports you to the islands. You are whisked from one magical location to the next. Each more comfortable than the next with plenty of style but an informal ease only attained with a life well traveled and.. read more →

You know I love a book delivery.  This one is a doozy of delight.   The homes featured are an amazing mix of design styles from traditional to contemporary by the best and brightest in design.  It is a voyeuristic look into some of the most beautiful LA homes and a great addition to any.. read more →

I am excited to share another design book ready to launch in just a few weeks and I have a sneak peek for you. This time of year is the best for filling your coffee table and your mind with inspiration.  Preorder this tome of divine design and classically tasteful interiors with seemingly effortless panache. .. read more →

Paloma Contreras is the blogger and a friend behind the popular interior design site La Dolce Vita. She has been featured in many major publications, including Domino, House Beautiful, the New York Times, AD online, Vogue, Elle Decor, and the Wall Street Journal. She lives in Houston with her husband and her precious pooch.  She.. read more →

 I am currently on inspiration overload as I have arrived home from a dreamy trip north. I visited NYC museums and showrooms, had great meals, visited friends. I then went to Millbrook to visit and tour some spectacular homes.  I am so inspired and this new book added to it…It is a design library must!.. read more →