Hickory Chair introduces the EVERETT™ Collection by Skip Rumley. Skip Rumley joined Hickory Chair as it began its second century in 2012. The Everett Collection is rooted in Skip’s twenty-year journey through the world of design. He combined traditional and modern forms to create a lovely dynamic. With inspiration from fashion, jewelry and fine art, he designed each piece of bedroom, dining room and living room furniture to be personalized and made domestically. The Clarita Spot small side table caught […]
This classic traditional main bedroom I designed in 2010 continues to be a favorite on all Social Media sites. Here are a couple tips for you to create your own romantic looking bedroom. ~The entry should be clear, free of clutter and open. This bedroom suite has French doors. ~The bed should be spectacular. Find a bed you LOVE so every time you walk into the room you feel LOVE! My clients went to extraordinary efforts to purchase this English […]
Classic Blue Instills Calm, Confidence, and Connection. The PANTONE Color this year is 19-4052 Classic Blue. As we cross the threshold into a new era this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for stability. Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit. Worldwide we gravitate to colors that bring clarity and help us re-center our thoughts. This universal favorite is easily embraced and is always my favorite! Lisa Stewart is an interior designer serving the Triangle […]
Lisa Stewart is an interior designer serving the Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC.
This fantastic kitchen completed a traditional home makeover started a couple years earlier. The homeowners’ collections of family treasures were overwhelming, so they called me to get them started. First, we cleared out and updated all the rooms except the kitchen. We carefully selected each item to keep and display. Soon the home was telling a wonderful story of their lives. Later, when they were ready to tackle the kitchen, they called me too. We created a larger opening into […]
Interior Designer Sasha Bikoff shows at Currey & Company. This exhibition wins Best in Show and stopped me in my tracks because it evoked such a feeling of beauty. Thanks to Sasha and Currey & Company for lightening everyone’s mood. The fun ethereal design was inspired by Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli. Walls, ceilings, and floors were painted in these rich tones. Garden green foliage and painted metal furniture added whimsy while rich fabrics tented overhead. It felt modern but […]
This beautiful wall is plastered with an intricate vine pattern and then hand painted with multiple layers and metallic glaze. As the lighting changes throughout the day one can see subtle changes in the artwork’s textures and reflections. The homeowner of this classic modern mansion loves the simple and yet elegant look of her updated fireplace. Before calling me, she was so bored with this wall. She tried to fill those three arched niches with all manner of decorative items, […]
This spa-like master bath retreat is part of a very large home addition. The gorgeous tub is the focal point! A house on a hill and heartwarming childhood nostalgia combine to make this master bath design a beautiful project from the inside out. Read Article Here See more photos from this project here Lisa Stewart is an interior designer serving the Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC.
Home for our Military? Leaving home can be hard and no one knows that more than our military personal deployed around the world. We were privileged to watch our nephew’s deployment ceremony at Fort Bragg when he left the country to serve as a helicopter pilot. As he left the hanger that day with all his personal belongings, he knew his dangerous destination but could not tell us where he was going. We wished him God Speed and wondered what […]
Once again I was invited to attend two days of classes at the Hickory Chair Furniture Factory. What a privilege! In 2019 sixty-two pieces of Hickory Chair furniture made in America were delivered to the international showroom I designed. This dream job was the culmination and crowning achievement of 10 years of work with an International Architecture Firm. We selected Hickory Chair after an extensive search of American owned and operated furniture manufacturers. It is family owned and manufactured in […]