Toronto designers Elizabeth Metcalfe and Nicole Webster of Elizabeth Metcalfe Interiors + Design have established a reputation for creating interiors rooted in classic design with modern sensibility. Without exception, every eye-catching space in the firm’s portfolio is a thoughtful union of beauty and functionality. We are thrilled to share a few of these spaces with you as we shine our spotlight on Elizabeth Metcalfe Interiors + Design!
“Our ultimate goal is to give our clients a home where they feel they have always belonged – a home that respects who they are and how they want to live. I want to take their breath away.” – Elizabeth Metcalfe
OurCharleston showroom had the pleasure of working with Novella Homes on the lighting selection for this newly-completed, cottage style home on Daniel Island. Steve Guaglianone and team selected every finish with an incredible attention to detail and delivered a luxurious yet livable family home. Get inspired by our photo tour of 359 Lesesne Street and shop the lighting looks! Photography by Patrick Brickman for Charleston Home + Design.
A classic brass lantern and shiplap walls set a tone of casual elegance in the entry.
To celebrate the completion of the home, we partnered with Novella Homes and Charleston Home + Design on a spectacular kick-off event. Coastal Crust mobile eatery provided Neapolitan style pizza, locally-crafted beer on tap and an eclectic assortment of wines. Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a success!
Visit the Novella Homes website for more information on this home and to view more of their beautiful projects.
The Visual Comfort Studio collection offers a wide range of styles in the signature finishes you know and love. This classic line can be mixed and matched harmoniously with pieces from our designer collections, and is continuously evolving through new product introductions. Shop these popular styles from the Studio collection and as always, enjoy free standard ground shipping on every order within the continental US!
The Studio series offers simple and functional task lighting for any application. Each style is available in four signature finishes.
The 2016 Southern Living Idea House celebrates the history of the magazine on its 50th anniversary year. Located in the town of Mt Laurel just outside of Birmingham, Alabama, the classic Southern cottage was completed entirely by designers with roots in the region. Shop the lighting looks selected by these designers in our sneak peek of the home before planning your visit!
entry & stairway | ashley gilbreath
Ashley Gilbreath of Montgomery, Alabama brings casual elegance to the entry and stairs with a series of Kristen Blakeney sketches, brass fixtures and a striped runner.
From the day Steven Kendrick founded Structures Building Company in 1999, his mission was clear: simplify the complex process of custom home building and remodeling for his clients. It wasn’t long before Structures developed a reputation for crafting some of the most beautiful and energy-efficient homes in the Charleston area. Our showroom has had the pleasure of working with Steven and his team to bring their clients’ visions to life, one light at a time. Get inspired by a few of our favorite homes by Structures Building Company and shop their hand-selected lighting looks! Photography by Holger Obenaus.
Architectural details can have a huge impact on a home’s design. Instead of keeping an architect on staff, Structures works closely with many of the top firms in the Charleston area. With their help, clients can choose the architect whose individual style and design philosophy most closely matches their own.
The design/build team works with local vendors and suppliers to source the highest quality materials and finishes for every budget. Clients enjoy this simplified approach to selecting fixtures, appliances, color palettes and much more.
“Our clients love seeing all of the beautiful and unique lighting options at the Circa showroom in Charleston! As a designer with a custom home builder who is focused on customer service, it is vital to have resources like Circa who share the same vision of excellence.” – Deborah Way, Design Manager
The biggest city in the state where everything is bigger, Houston, Texas is home to world-class performing and visual arts venues, a thriving restaurant scene and plenty of lone-star charm. Take a tour and shop the lighting looks from a few of our favorite spots to dine and unwind in the Bayou City!
La Table is a dining destination like none other! Visit the first floor for the charming bakery and coffee counter. As you head upstairs to the formal dining rooms, be sure to browse the impressive library of art, fashion and lifestyle books from Assouline publishing house. Design by Dolores Suarez and Caroline Grant of Dekar Design.
Shop the latest from international retailer Club Monaco’s luxurious yet wearable collection of clothing and accessories. We love the boutique feel of store in the Houston Galleria. Design by Jennifer DiLeonardi and James Mills of Club Monaco’s Store Design Team.
Converted from a cozy ’30s-era house in Houston’s River Oaks, the Backstreet Cafe features a homestyle New American menu and gourmet cocktails. The intimate outdoor patio provides the perfect atmosphere for their legendary Sunday brunch. Design by Rudolph Colby of Colby Design.
Built in 1926, The Lancaster Hotel is recognized as a Texas Historical Landmark and the only hotel in the city to qualify for membership with Historic Hotels of America. Guests can enjoy the Lancaster’s distinctive décor, original 19th century art and top-notch service. Restoration and design by Gensler.
The Traditional Home Southern Style Now Showhouse made its debut in New Orleans this spring. Transformed by 23 talented designers and artists, all originally from the South, the stunning Uptown District home celebrates the region’s cultural traditions while exploring the innovative ways they have been reimagined for 2016. Get inspired and shop this preview of the lighting looks selected for the showhouse! Photography by Brittany Ambridge.
Marbleized silk and gilded antique frames line the walls of the entry hall created by New Orleans-based designer Melissa Rufty.
SIR Development is an award-winning luxury home builder in Fairfield County, CT. Our Greenwich staff has the sincere pleasure of working with in-house designers Shawna Feeley and Gaëlle Dudley, who ensure each SIR Signature Home is finished with exquisite fixtures and furnishings.We are thrilled to shine our Builder Spotlight on SIR Development and share some of our favorite projects designed by this talented duo!
In addition to selecting the interior finishes found in SIR’s award winning homes, Shawna and Gaëlle collaborate with buyers to bring their design visions to life. Their access to high-end sources, attention to detail and organization make the customization process an easy and enjoyable experience for everyone involved.
“I love my work because I truly understand that we are building someone’s dream. It’s an opportunity to work with the best craftsmen, materials and resources. Whether it be a high-end luxury home or a house with a leaner budget, my design/build experience is a critical asset to executing our client’s vision as effectively and as beautifully as possible.”
The SIR design team demonstrates their ability to balance luxury and functionality in their design of this bright and roomy closet. The ample storage includes a center island lit by a crystal George II Small Chandelier by E.F. Chapman.
Known for its Southern charm and unmatched hospitality, Charleston, South Carolina is home to some of the most distinguished restaurants and boutique hotels in the country. Take a tour and shop the lighting looks from some of our favorite spots to dine and unwind in the Holy City!
zero george street
Every guestroom in this circa 1804 boutique hotel features original architectural elements including heart pine floors, high ceilings, period millwork details and classic piazzas. Interior design by Alana’s Ltd. Interior Design.
The circa 1798 Gadsden House is a grand Federal style mansion, serving today as one of Charleston’s most sought-after venues for weddings and special events. Restored and designed by Luxury Simplified Construction In partnership with the Historic Charleston Foundation.
The stylish Spectator Hotel resides in the heart of Charleston’s enchanting French Quarter district. The architecture and decor celebrate the splendor of 1920s art deco and the Golden Age of Travel. Interior design by Jenny Keenan.
Award-winning chef Sean Brock values authenticity above all when it comes to the menu at Husk: “If it doesn’t come from the South, it’s not coming through the door.” Interior design by Michael Shewan of Michael David & Associates.
Uniting classic elegance with a natural and easy going Southern touch, The Restoration hotel translates its hometown’s vibrant local history and culture into a casual yet luxurious hospitality experience. Concept curation by Cory Ingram of Identity Atelier.
Marie Flanigan is an award winning interior designer whose passion and achievements in design have positioned her as one of the nation’s best. With her roots and education in commercial architecture, Marie’s strength is in the integration of interior and structure. Her trademark style is evident through the sophisticated use of texture, color, and light, creating environments in which people love to live. Our Houston showroom has had the utmost pleasure of working with Marie and her dedicated team for many years, and we are thrilled to shine our client spotlight on her this month!
“You can achieve a whole new level of depth and creativity when interiors and architecture are considered and carefully integrated.”
“Lighting, in my opinion, is the single most important element to any space. How you manipulate the natural light coming into the room or the way you incorporate task or accent light, you instantly have the ability to not only change the mood, but the functionality.”