I am convinced that luxury is part of what makes us human, that it brings us pleasure and pride. Luxury isn't opulence, and it's the opposite of vulgarity. It is inspiration and aspiration, something taught, something learned - an evolving appreciation of good, better, best. - Jeffrey Bilhuber, defining Luxury: The Qualities of Life at Home
Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness. - Frank Gehry
Lighting should be considered the jewellery of the home. It evokes emotion. - Marcia Zia-Priven, Lighting Designer, a contributor to the book Decorate
New bright and colourful PAD cushions on display in our showroom window with a backdrop of fabric bought on a recent trip to India.
Design is a matter of balancing different needs and outlooks--practical and aesthetic, masculine and feminine, designer and client, dream and reality. - Alexa Hampton, The Language of Interior Design
.....decorating should be continuous. If you do everything at once, you will just end up with a staged set, not a home that reflects you. When we are living our lives right, we are growing every day. The same applies to your decor. - Bryan Batt, Big, Easy style: Creating Rooms You Love to Live in
When something is irresistible, you should buy it. Pictures, objects, and furnishings that speak to you tend to speak to each other, creating improbably wonderful harmonies. - Mary McDonald, Mary McDonald Interiors: The Allure of Style
It is not richness of furniture or fabrics that ultimately gives rooms their animation or their drama; it's the people who inhabit them and the lives they live in them. - David Easton, Timeless Elegance: The Houses of David Easton