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

 

“One of my favorite and most-revered designers is Barbara Barry. Her famous quote, “When I think about what moves me most in life, it is beauty” sums up my sentiments as well.” – Elizabeth Metcalfe

“Beauty makes the world a better place – it quietly asks for our attention, commands that we pause and acknowledge it, and leaves us feeling calmer and happier.” – Elizabeth Metcalfe

 

 

For more inspiring interiors, follow @emdesigninc on Instagram.

 

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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.

Product design aficionado Reagan Hayes created perfect balance in the parlor with warm wooden pieces and geometric accents throughout.

 

Birmingham-based designer William Rankin McLure IV filled the canary yellow walls of the dining room with his own paintings and sketches.

Classic silhouettes are juxtaposed with sleek, modern accents in the sitting area designed by Catherine Brooks Giuffre, founder of CBG Interiors Ltd. in Houston, TX.

Lindsey Coral Harper styled the butler’s pantry with an arrangement of heirloom silver, monogrammed cocktail napkins, champagne and caviar.

The whimsical family room by David Ecton and Lance Jackson of Parker Kennedy Living celebrates southern charm and the duo’s affinity for bright color.

Atlanta-based designer Michel Boyd took a modern approach in the study with an eclectic mix of textures.

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kelly wearstler for visual comfort
antique-burnished brass

Blogger and interior decorator Paloma Contreras masters understated glamour in the bedroom she titled “the Dauphine Suite.”

The airy bathroom designed by Catherine Olasky and Maximilian Sinsteden features a soothing color palette and elegant polished nickel fixtures.

The canopy bed and bold patterned rug in Birmingham designer Ware Porter’s formal master bedroom exude traditional southern style.

Chad Graci and Christina Javanmardi of New Orleans firm Graci Interiors created a regal master bathroom with rich shades of burgundy and ornately framed mirrors.

The laundry room designed by Clary Bosbyshell of Margaux Interiors Ltd. features fresh, floral wallpaper and crisp white linens.

 

 

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All seven of our showrooms have been reset and refreshed for Summer! Visit us to see the latest and greatest additions and shop our windows showcasing Kelly Wearstler, AERIN, J. Randall Powers, Kate Spade New York and Suzanne Kasler!

atlanta  |  kelly wearstler

 

charleston  |  aerin

 

chicago  |  j.randall powers

 

greenwich  |  kate spade new york

 

houston  |  suzanne kasler

 

Shop the entire collection online or in any of our showrooms.

 

 

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DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT

KELLY WEARSTLER

With a signature aesthetic that seamlessly blends refined modernism with West Coast ease, Kelly Wearstler has revolutionized the meaning of modern American design. Well known for her triumphs in luxury hotel and residential design, Kelly’s ever-growing lifestyle brand boasts collections of furniture, lighting, rugs, fabrics, wall coverings, tiles, luxury bedding and home accessories.

We are thrilled to shine our spotlight on Kelly Wearstler this week and showcase a few of her instantly-iconic designs!
 

CUBIST

Kelly’s affinity for modernist art and architecture played a large part in her design of the Cubist series. The artful arrangement of three-dimensional sculptures and glass make these chandeliers striking in any setting.

LIAISON

Featuring a fractured glass technique unique to Kelly’s collection, the Liaison series channels her love of symmetry and soulful, sculptural form.

PRECISION

The Precision series features one of Kelly’s signature design elements: perforated metals. Light diffused through clouded glass creates a soft reflection against rich finishes, bringing a sense of depth to any space.

UTOPIA

The Utopia series is inspired by Kelly’s love of nature and the coastal landscape of Southern California. Hand-carved bronze and her signature fractured glass evoke a raw yet luxurious texture.

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Shop the entire Kelly Wearstler collection online and in our showrooms.

You’ve seen their work taking over your Pinterest boards and Instagram feed. Now you’ll get a monthly dose of their designs as contributors to Domino Mag. This week we celebrate Circa Lighting client and husband + wife team Syd and Shea, the creative duo behind Studio McGee!

The couple transformed the top floor of a century-old brick building to serve as their design studio. They freshened the space with white paint, colorful accents, natural wood tones and most importantly: beautiful lighting! They selected rows of Large Eugene Pendant Lights in Hand-Rubbed Antique Brass over a work surface and a Gaios Table Lamp to light their credenza.

Syd and Shea are originally from Orange County, and recently relocated to Salt Lake City to open their full-service design studio. They travel between California and Utah to work on projects for clients both on the coast and in the mountains. Here are some of our favorite applications of Circa Lighting from the beautiful portfolio of Studio McGee:

the midway house: loft

shop the charlton floor lamp

“I’m consistently inspired by the ‘feeling’ of home. Every client has a different definition of what makes them feel both proud and comfortable of where they live. However, the common theme is that home is being surrounded by things and people you love – and that is what I love most about what I do.”

– SM

the midway house: family room

 shop the bracelet table lamp

the midway house: kitchen

 shop the large hicks pendant

san clemete kitchen

 shop the large hicks pendant

shop the crescent table lamp

shop the lancaster chandelier

“I often select light fixtures that make a statement – whether that is through the shape, finish or scale, light fixtures are the jewelry of a room.”

– SM

the midway house: master bedroom

 shop the culloden table lamp

shop the studio floor lamp with large shade

shop the nina tapered table lamp

sophisticated neutrals

shop the darlana medium lantern

sophisticated neutrals

shop the gannet table lamp

“My personal style is bright, clean and collected. I love tailored pieces mixed with organic elements and always a hint of color.”

– SM

the midway house: blue and coral guest room

 shop the mia table lamp

mcgee home

shop the medium arch top lantern

palisades project

shop the morton table lamp and the boston functional library wall light

Feeling inspired? View our entire collection of lighting online or visit one of our showrooms.

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Staff Picks Hot List

For this month’s Hot List, we asked our design-loving staff to name their favorite pieces. This post is dedicated to you, Team Circa! Find out what they had to say and shop their picks below. As always, items on our Hot List are in stock and ready to ship, with free standard shipping on all orders within the continental U.S.

refined by design

I love the Small Mykonos Chandelier by E.F. Chapman because of its modern take on a classic chandelier shape. The mix of angled and curved edges allows it to compliment a rectangular or round table!

– Alison S.  |  Sales Center

oliver designs

The Thornton Floor Lamp by Suzanne Kasler is my favorite! It can read contemporary or transitional, and its scale and tailored shade are great for smaller spaces.

– Dominique V.  |  Showroom Manager, Charleston

instagram: @acleardesignblog

I love the mix of metals and classic design of the Small Hicks Pendant by Thomas O’Brien. It looks great in all kinds of applications, from traditional to modern!

– Courtney S.  |  Learning & Performance Manager

linda ruderman design

My clients love the Double Twist Chandelier for the same reasons I do. It’s whimsical and fun! I admire the attention to detail in all of Eric Cohler’s pieces.
– Angie T.  |  Sales Center
The Dean 12″ Picture Light by Alexa Hampton is a simple way to add a little something extra to your space without changing the whole room. What better way to do it than highlighting a piece of art?
– Lauren C.  |  Showroom Manager, Atlanta

house of turquoise

You simply cannot go wrong with the Caged Lantern by Eric Cohler! I love the geometric design, and the square paper shade softens the light to a nice ambient glow.

– Margo R.  |  Sales Center

la dolce vita

The Quatrefoil Floor Lamp by Suzanne Kasler has been my favorite since my first day at Circa! The open shape in the center makes this piece unobtrusive and feminine, and I love the Renaissance feel.

– Courtney B.  |  Showroom Sales, Savannah

I love the Jacqueline Chandelier by AERIN because it’s versatile and clean, yet fancy! It looks amazing in nurseries, kitchens and everything in-between.

– Heather O.  |  Sales Center

megan winters – traditional home

My favorite piece is the Westbury Double Tier Chandelier by Ralph Lauren. The design aesthetic of the Westbury series is perfect for a casual yet elegant home.  They remind me of my days of hunter jumper competitions. The polished nickel finish has a clean, unfussy look that I love.

– Lisa C.  |  Accounting

evars and anderson

I’m drawn to the unique look of the Ruhlmann Single Sconce by E.F. Chapman. It’s a great fixture for bathroom settings, and my clients love all four finish options!

-Jeffrey S.  |  Showroom Sales, Chicago

kelley & company home

Since the Eugene Pendant by Thomas O’Brien ships with 12 feet of cord, it can be shortened on-site during installation. I’ve seen them used in almost every room, but over a kitchen island is where they really shine!

– Kristi O.  |  Sales Center

edward postiff interiors

The Simple Scallop Sconce by Barbara Barry has a certain softness that creates an intimate feel in a room. The curvature of the body paired with the scalloped shade is pure perfection!

– Liz H.  |  Sales Center

kelly deck design

There are few things I love as much as I love a pair of Medium Goodman Hanging Lamps by Thomas O’Brien over the island of an all-white kitchen.

– Genevieve S.  |  Showroom Sales, Atlanta

instagram: @gadabout

The Tiny Terri Lamp by Thomas O’Brien is a bright little thing! It’s a great accent piece for your bookshelf, nightstand or mantel top. You’ll love it forever!
– Jennifer S.  |  Marketing

instagram: studiomcgee

The Charlton Floor Lamp is a must for mid-century design lovers! The slim silhouette of this AERIN piece is equally striking in both matte black and white finishes. The antique brass accents add just the right amount of shine!
– Kari C.  |  Human Resources

anne hagerty interiors

My favorite fixture is the beautiful Hampton Pendant by AERIN. The Burnished Silver Leaf  is such a fresh interpretation of a classic finishing technique.
– Paige F.  |  Showroom Sales, Savannah

donna elle seaside living

The Bryant Sconce by Thomas O’Brien has a medium base bulb, which makes it a great choice for just about any application. It’s an outstanding price point for such a stylish fixture!

– Teri E.  |  Showroom Sales, Atlanta

lisa britt designs

The Quatrefoil Table Lamp by Suzanne Kasler looks just as elegant in a room full of patterns and textures as it does against a clean, minimal backdrop. It’s eye-catching in any space!

– Ali M.  |  Sales Center

brooke girty design

I love the classic line work of the Darlana Linear Pendant by E.F. Chapman. It mixes beautifully with so many different fixture styles! My favorite application of this pendant is over a kitchen island or dining table.

– Dana M.  |  Showroom Manager, Savannah

Shop these items and more staff picks here.

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