Wild for Windsor Smith with Book Love, Arteriors Home and Legends 2015

Windsor Smith has long been an inspiration to me as a designer. I have just received a copy of her amazing new book, WINDSOR SMITH HOMEFRONT: DESIGN FOR MODERN LIVING,  as well as seen her new line of furniture and accessories for Arteriors Home.

Windsor Smith / The English Room

  Windsor is a fellow family gal who has a passion for horses. The book really is beautiful as well as moving as Windsor is such an expert at making a house into a well lived home for families. 

The book highlights many projects but, one in particular really speaks to me. The LA equestrian home now owned by Gwyneth Paltrow. 

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This video gives you a sense of the beauty found in this book from the designer herself.

 

In this book :

Mixing glamour with modern practicality, interior designer Windsor Smith’s first book celebrates her elegant, comfortable style. Windsor Smith’s aesthetic was once described as “unbuttoned elegance, like a taffeta dress worn with bare feet.” In her first book, Smith—a traditionalist who likes to realize classic themes in a new way—shares her fresh vision for modern life. Each chapter reflects one of her unique philosophies for creating beautiful, livable spaces, expressed through the homes she designs. Themes include how to bring balance—an essential ingredient to a beautiful, functional home—into rooms and spaces, as well as how to successfully combine new belongings with treasures from the past to create homes that reflect where we have come from, as well as where we wish to go. Whether it is repurposing a neglected dining room or expanding the role of the kitchen, Windsor Smith Homefront will guide readers to reclaiming their home’s best spaces and remaking them to suit a modern life.

About Windsor Smith:

Named by Veranda as one of the top 25 design influencers in their twenty-five-year history, Windsor Smith has created iconic homes for leaders in the entertainment and business worlds. She has a wide array of licenses, including furniture, fabric, lighting, decorative accessories, and rugs, for such industry leaders as Kravet, Century Furniture, and Arteriors. Smith also started the revolutionary online decorating service Windsor Smith Room in a Box. Gwyneth Paltrow is an Academy Award–winning actress, the founder of the lifestyle website GOOP, and the author of the best-selling cookbooks My Father’s Daughter and It’s All Good.

I suggest you go buy this book for yourself. It does not disappoint. 

I loved a brief chat with Windsor at High Point Market last week. 

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Here are just a few of the pieces of cannot wait to use from Arteriors. The collection features over 40 pieces with 

Lares Lamp

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Hera Mirror SconceDS49000m

Adonia SconceDS49008m

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Clio Cocktail TableDS9009m

Hera Octagonal ChandelierDS89002m

Athena Sconce
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See the whole collection HERE. 

What is even better is that I get to see Windsor Smith again next week in LA for Legends of La Cienega

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Keynote: Page Turners

Thursday, May 7
9:30-10:30 am 

Jonas 
725 N. La Cienega Blvd.

Moderator: Clinton Smith, Editor in Chief,  Veranda 

Panelists: Windsor Smith, Brian McCarthy, Markham Roberts

Top professionals in design share the current state of designer monographs, both from the creative and business side. Hear how they navigated the world of publishing—from initial concepts to completed books on store shelves—and how they translated their individual points of view onto the printed page.

The VIP tickets are SOLD OUT but, you can still  purchase tickets to select events HERE.
I hope to see you there.

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Comments

  • April 30, 2015
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    Hi Holly,
    Windsor is so very talented, I love her design aesthetic!!

    xoxo
    Karena
    The Arts by Karena
    Giveaway from The Enchanted Home!

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