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July+August 2017

July+August 2017 Table of Contents


Spanish Spice | San Francisco designer Kari McIntosh Dawdy peppers her 1930s home with a tasteful mix of vintage treasures and young verve.

One Sweet Life | A former Dunkin’ Donuts executive and his wife sprinkle on a whole lot of family fun at their oceanfront Florida home.

French Connection | A Francophile family brings the beauty of Provence to a California home with a refined eye and soulful materials.

Hampton Social | Nearly two dozen designers showcase effortless seaside style at the Hampton Designer Showhouse.


White Glove
Legendary portraits of talented and tenacious women inspire equally dynamic tabletops. 

See what’s new on the design scene: chic rattan furniture, sculptural lighting, luxe textiles, bespoke wallpaper, and more.

Color Wheel
Designer Todd Alexander Romano offers his tips for decorating with rich emerald green.

Bring the outdoors in with pond-inspired decor.

Style Setters
Travel-loving design gurus Matthew Patrick Smyth, Anne-Marie Midy, and Barry Dixon share their favorite getaways for sparking creativity.


Body + Soul
A historic 19th-century manor in Mallorca finds fresh life as the Sant Francesc Hotel Singular, a new five-star hotel.

Designer Tobi Fairley shows how she shaped her outdated master bath into a functional retreat.

Fountain designer Jim Garland unveils his spectacular renovation of the Main Fountain Garden at Longwood Gardens.


Around the table
Set an unexpectedly elegant table for a summer gathering on an outdoor pavilion.

Robert Bakes creates a kitchen for the Hampton Designer Showhouse that shows the area’s move toward more transitional style.

Outdoor Living
Patio, porch, and poolside spaces at the Hampton showhouse are awash with ideas for sophisticated alfresco style.



TRADITIONALHOME.COM—See what’s new on our website.

PETS—Must-have amenities for pets on the go this summer travel season


I AM TRADITIONAL—Singer-songwriter Hayes Carll