Mary Ella Gabler is a woman before her time. She is an entrepreneur, branding genius and author who can teach us so much about growing a business while learning the balance. I am lucky to know this talented woman who is passing the wand to the next generation of her family. Peacock Alley is a.. read more →

via While my tree is just up and the gifts are starting to come together, I should certainly have red and green on the brain. Nope, magenta seems to major in my mind.  Here are the images that have captured my current attention. Happy Monday! via via via via via via via via via via.. read more →

F. Schumacher & Co. Names Dara Caponigro Creative Director   Former Editor-in-Chief of Veranda, Dara Caponigro to Direct Design, New Product Development & Brand Image for the Luxury Design House NEW YORK, September 30, 2013—Terri Eagle, President and CEO of F. Schumacher & Co., announced today that Dara Caponigro has been named Creative Director of.. read more →

You better clear your bookshelves for FALL!   The number of DIVINE design books coming out in the very near future has my Amazon cart loaded up with preorders.  Which ones are you sure to order?  (click on any image to preorder)           Please make sure you "like" The English Room on Facebook. Follow  @theenglishr on Twitter.. read more →

Cobalt blue is COOL for Fall 2013.  It is everywhere these days.  Here are some insprirational shots to lead you to lapis love.  Kelly Wearstler Interiors Hinson wallpaper via Matisse Tory Burch via Clare Vivier Cobalt Satchel via via   Kate long Stevenson via Hidell Brooks Gallery Ashley Whittaker     via Manolo Blahnik Rana.. read more →

I am off to ADAC early in the am for an impromptu trip to shop for clients and attend the Inside Design event at ADAC.  I am excited for a little road trip with Catherine M. Austin Designs. Between packing the kids for camp and summer chaos, the design break is a welcomed respite. I.. read more →

VIA  The culmination of awards season is upon us, though the glitz and glam continues to inspire. When I see these incredible dresses, that are works of art themselves, I enjoy the finding rooms to marry with these moments of Hollywood glamour. This post was created for The Southern C. Remember to join if you.. read more →