Wednesday 23 July, 2014

The “Nightmare Client”



Last year when we were presented with a project in which we would gut a guest bathroom and convert it into a master bath in Hollywood Heights in Dallas, I knew it would be no easy feat.킠 It was a very tough decision for EJ Interiors to make when deciding whether or not to take on the project because the client is legendary for being the biggest perfectionist and most picky client of all time. 킠You might know her- Her name is Emily Johnston Larkin (A.K.A. me)

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Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Trad Home Master Class on Color!



It’s no secret that I love color. Color is a huge part of my design process as color for me is synonymous with the word emotion. No color is off limits! It can often be challenging¦how do you choose the “right” color for the space-

Thanks to Traditional Home magazine, fear color no more! Please join me and my uber talented crew of fellow designers for the Traditional Home Color Master Class! We will all be sharing our tips and tricks for incorporating color into your home. Every week for 12 weeks, you will receive an email with ideas of how to decorate with colorfrom rich hues to soft neutrals, and even how to decorate seasonally throughout the year!

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Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Pixelated Prints!



We recently had some of our favorite vendors visit our Buckingham Interiors + Design showroom to share with us all the latest and greatest in fabric line introductions. One trend I continued to see in textiles was pixelated prints! Who knew-! Have y’all seen any lately-

Whether a large pixelated pattern, or a pixelated solid to add some dimension, these “blurred” lined prints were everywhere. Here are a few faves¦..

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Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Legends of La Cienega Opening Night Gala Party



The annual Legends of La Cienega kick off party for the La Cienega Design Quarter took place this past week. The gala was held in the beautiful Therien showroom on La Cienega Blvd which features an amazing indoor / outdoor setting comprised of interior gallery spaces and outdoor courtyards. 1st Dibs and Coldwell Banker Previews hosted the event.

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Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Wildly Wild over Wallpaper



Choosing the right fabric for a room is so important in the design process¦.It’s all about choosing the right color and the right texture. Now, with all the innovations in wallpaper, the walls are another great “fabric” to choose! Whether it is a subtle wallpaper adding in texture, or a patterned piece making the statement for the room, or even BOTH color and pattern for an even bigger “WOW” factor, wallpaper that used to get a bad rap as being “outdated” is now cooler than ever and definitely here to stay!

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Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Picture Perfect Party-time! Book-signing Event!



With the warm summatime weather soon approaching (We Chicagoans hope at least!!), I am looking forward to all of the outside entertaining and parties! For ideas on throwing the perfect party, there is no better person to turn to than design guru Annette Joseph! A nationally recognized photo stylist/producer, Annette often appears on The Today Show and Martha Stewart Sirius Radio,킠and has specialized in lifestyle editorial images for national magazines for over 20 years!

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Wednesday 23 July, 2014

i hear with my eyes….



Currently at my Buckingham Interiors + Design Studio in Chicago, I am thrilled to be displaying the photographic work of my talented and dear friend Chicago-based photographer,킠Maggie Meiners. On display through mid-June are works from her series “i hear with my eyes”. You just have to see her pieces up close and personal in order to really capture their graphic, simple and yet captivating photographic message.

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Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Beachfront Beauties



Sea salty air, the warm sun, palm trees swaying in the breeze, sand between your toes, waves crashing…… ahhh the beach! 킠Is there any better place to be during the summer months- 킠The coast has always been one of my most favorite places, weather it be the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic, the Pacific, or the Mediterranean, every beach I’ve ever visited makes me never want to leave. 킠The past few summers we have been going to Galveston Island (the nearest beach to Dallas) 킠to visit our friends Darynda and Rick. 킠They own a beach house there that is as cute as a button! 킠So, it comes as no surprise that it has always been a dream of mine to design and decorate a beach house all of my very own.

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Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Extension of the St. Jean de Vedas Technical Center / Chrystelle Sanaa



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Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Lo Curro House / Nicolas Loi



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