WHEN IT COMES TO LIVING WITH STYLE, our readers can find it in MILIEU. Whether in the United States or abroad, MILIEU introduces readers to the best projects, products, places, and the artisans behind them. Explore and enjoy these select stories from MILIEU.
Architect Andrew Trotter builds structures so distinctive that they define their locales and become immediate icons. Yet, whatever he designs seems endemic to a given region and its people.
Past and Present
Atlanta antiques dealers Shane Robuck and Kristen Walls find furnishings from centuries ago that, when placed in rooms today, make us appreciate our varied connections to the past
A Natural Woman
The professional collaboration between publishing legend Marian McEvoy and designer Kerry Joyce is grounded in nature-and mutual respect
A greenhouse is the ultimate outdoor room, a place for growing plants, but also an alternative space for living and entertaining outside the home. It's a lifestyle change now cultivated by Hartley Botanic.
Over his long career, John Saladino has recognized design as both a practical art and as a philosophy centered on how best to live daily life
Making A Splash
Barbara Sallick, founder of Waterworks, recognized that home baths were a neglected domain of design. She set out to create fixtures and finishes that would transform our most utilitarian room at home into one with style.
Connecticut-based Rosemary Hallgarten designs rugs and fabrics from materials so rich and textured that when completed they take on another dimension.
The Couple That Designs Together
Courtney and Randy Tilinski, founders of Bungalow Classic, created a home base for Atlantans, while also creating a lasting home together
Man on the Edge
Everything Milton De Paul, Creative Director for Samuel & Sons, does is meant to motivate the design world to rethink passementerie—with fringe benefits and all the trimmings
Married to Design
Interior designer and owner of Nashville’s The Iron Gate, Rozanne Jackson and architect Glen Oxford not only live together as husband and wife, but also frequently collaborate on projects. MILIEU’s Executive Editor, David Masello, spoke to them to find out how they work together—and why it works.
The noted photographer Christopher Payne takes us inside American factories to reveal how what we use and what we wear are made—by machine and people power
Known for his curvilinear, organic forms, Oscar Niemeyer was a key figure in architecture and design. He created landmark buildings and iconic furniture in his native Brazil and abroad.
The Art of the Man
Gary Tinterow, who heads the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is perhaps the most creative force at work at the institution
A couple, along with scores of resident sheep, occupy in harmony a remote Scottish isle. The resulting wools are worn around the world.
On The Wall
Many years ago, Marthe Armitage took it upon herself to transform her family's London home with wallpaper she designed and made. That domestic project grew into a thriving wallpaper company and a lifelong career that has brought her professional accolades.
The Art of Rugs
Inspired by her paintings, Charlotte Culot's luxurious carpets are an artful foundation for any room—whether on the floor or the wall
A lifelong student and admired teacher, artist, and jewelry designer, Gillion Carrara, transmutes natural materials into one-of-a-kind pieces
An Essential Artist
As he works, Otis Jones lets the painting tell him where he needs to go as the artist
Architect Reagan Miller designed many of Houston's finest houses, and their inhabitants continue to remember the experience of collaborating with him. His work and character endure, as recounted by three people who knew him well.
Philosophers of Chocolate
Adam Turoni and business partner Alexandra Trujillo de Taylor understand that chocolate is more than a flavor. It provides something we all want in life.
Architecture in Color
Michael Imber, a prolific San Antonio architect, realizes the buildings and houses he designs by rendering them in watercolors