Alexa Hampton Interiors

 Alexa Hampton Interiors via Dering Hall


Good morning, chic readers! We hope all the mothers out there had a fabulous Mother’s Day. (We know we did!) If you’re in need of a little pick-me-up after all the festivities, look no further.

Alexa Hampton‘s gorgeous style and impeccable taste infuse all of her work, lending it her signature warmth perfectly suited for family living,

While still maintaining the trappings of elevated style.

From unexpected pops of color that create a unique and modern look, 

To traditional palettes that impart a sense of classic style, 

From a tiny vignette

To an entire home, 

Hampton’s good taste is evident in every room that bears her mark. 

It’s no wonder that she is frequently seen on Architectural Digest‘s AD100 and House Beautiful‘s Top Designer List.  

With a diverse range and flawless eye, it’s no wonder that Alexa Hampton is becoming a legend in her own time. From modern spaces infused with color to more neutral palettes that lend classic charm, interior designer Alexa Hampton tackles every space with grace and poise, elevating it to the next level. What’s your favorite Alexa Hampton space? 

Thanks so much for stopping by Design Chic today! We always love seeing you here!

The secret to southern charm

  If you’re planning your Summer vacation, make sure to grab a copy of  THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM , one of Southern Livings best beach reads, to slip in you tote.


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House Tour: Andrew Skurman Architects

Andrew Skurman Architects house

Good morning, chic friends! Our friends at Andrew Skurman Architects have a treat for us today! A beautiful city residence that is perfection from the outside in.


Andrew Skurman Architects exterior

There is nothing like a first impression, and this one is totally on point and sets the tone for whats to come. The black front door juxtaposes perfectly with the beautiful tan of the exterior. And the trimmed boxwoods are the ideal accessory.

Andrew Skurman Architects abstract-art

Modern art makes a stunning statement in a simple entrance hall. 

Andrew Skurman Architects glass

We don’t love anything quite as much as a light-filled hallway. This glass ceiling accomplishes that in high style!

Andrew Skurman Architects abstract art

A black and white vignette is always on trend! 

Andrew Skurman Architects living room

There’s statement lighting…

Andrew Skurman Architects kitchen

And then there’s statement lighting! We think it’s safe to say that this fabulous home is full of it!

Andrew Skurman Architects kitchen

We love the clean, cool look of stainless in a kitchen, and this cabinetry takes the look over the top!

Andrew Skurman Architects kitchen

A beautiful bar is perfect for entertaining guests. We simply adore the copper sink! 

Andrew Skurman Architects bathroom

We can’t decide which element of this gorgeous bath is our favorite! But the architectural details in here definitely top the list. Those windows are incredible!

Andrew Skurman Architects staircase

A perfect, elegant spiral. 

Andrew Skurman Architects dining

Dining al fresco has never been so chic! 

Andrew Skurman Architects porch

Comfy furniture with a fire table keeps outdoor entertaining alive all year round. Do you love outdoor entertaining in the fall? Or would you rather curl up by an indoor fire? 

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House Tour: 1953 LA Abode

It’s a little dreary and gray around here today, so we’re feeling like taking a trip to LA, where it’s sunny and bright! Fashion stylist Jessica de Ruiter and her husband, artist-designer Jed Lind, are too kind to welcome us into their fabulous modern LA home via One Kings Lane.

This chic interior is modern living at its best. 

Unconventional windows offer plenty of light to make the indoors feel sunny and bright.

A sleek and minimalist kitchen incorporates luxe details to lend a calming yet stylish atmosphere.

Open shelving displays daily necessities right at arm’s length. Earthy and simple dishware like this always looks organized and is in perfect keeping with the tone of the house.

Gallery walls are always a favorite touch of ours. But who says they have to be symmetrical? We adore gallery walls like this one that are full of special trinkets with meaning.

A gorgeous office is always great. A gorgeous office with a view is even better! 

Comfortable and earthy, this bedroom blends seamlessly with the outdoors.

The blend of textures in this fabulous bathroom adds so much interest in dimension.

A little girl’s bedroom doesn’t have to be pink and full of princesses. This one offers tons of space for an imagination to grow.

Speaking of imagination, this play area is perfect!

Books, art and costumes… What else could a child possibly need? We adore this precious playroom

From top to bottom, kids’ spaces to adults’, this modern LA home is nothing short of totally chic. What do you think? Are you a fan of modern living?

In Good Taste:Park and Oak Design

Even their name conjures good feelings. Park and Oak Design. It sounds like a firm that brings the outdoors in. That creates simple yet beautiful design schemes that feel totally livable.

It’s kind of like judging a book by its cover. You’re really not supposed to but, sometimes, the cover does give you a really accurate glimpse into what the book is about.

In this case, we judged a firm by its name. And like that book cover, it did give us a pretty accurate glimpse into what was to come.

If we had to pick one word to describe Oak and Park Design, we think we’d choose… airy. (It’s hard to choose one word, especially when you’re used to getting 85,000 to describe things.)

There’s a minimalistic air about this firm’s work that we find incredibly appealing and totally refreshing.

A modern streak runs through all of these designs that pairs well with traditional touches.

And you know how we love our subway tile!

We love how simple this kitchen is. You can never go wrong with black, white and a touch of natural fiber.

It took us a while to warm up to the idea, but we are now big fans of mixing metals. This kitchen is case and point!

These pendants are perfection.

Speaking of pendants, this is one of our favorites. It’s even more stunning in real life!

Saarinen tables are always a favorite. Sleek, modern and totally functional, they’re a great pick for a breakfast room, especially one that isn’t huge.

The right combination of high and low, rustic and modern, this gorgeous bathroom is the perfect mix of favorite elements blended together in just the right way.

A great wallpaper can totally make a bathroom. We love the vintage feel of this marble sink. The simplicity of these fixtures is a perfect complement to the fun wallpaper. All in all, we think you’ll agree that the work of Park and Oak is in good taste. Which is your favorite room?

We hope you’re having a great day and staying warm! 

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Crazy for Cobalt!

HB Home

In wide stripes or bold patterns, lacquered walls or modern art, fun fabrics or those quintessentially chic beach umbrellas, we’re crazy for cobalt. Bright, fresh and made for summer, this vibrant shade is one of our go-tos for the season for adding a little pizazz to any decor. Check out a few of the ways we love using cobalt!

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In Good Taste: Pencil and Paper Co.


For obvious reasons, we are all about family businesses. But few have captured our hearts as fully as Genifer and Benjamin Sohr of Pencil and Paper Creative Development Co.   


 After 20 years of styling for Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Victoria’s Secret, Oilily and The Body Shop, this creative duo decided to bring their passions to Benjamin’s hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, in a business that would go way beyond interior design. From complete architectural renderings to Design “To Go” Packages, this pair has something to offer for every project.


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