When she’s at her California home, a Houston interior designer marks the seasons by tying on new slipcovers—colors and prints for the fall and winter, and calmer pastels for spring and summer
Slipcovers allow you to make changes at home without making changes—or much of one. Old furniture becomes new. Add tassels and piping, trims and fringes, skirts and pleats to the slipcover, and the possibilities for transforming furniture and the rooms in which they figure become even greater—as Katrin Cargill, MILIEU's European Style Editor, proves here.
FREUD ARMCHAIR Freud armchair, HOWE LONDON, howelondon.com, covered in Taza, color: Indigo, GUY GOODFELLOW COLLECTION, guygoodfellowcollection.com, trimmed in Inca tassel fringe, color: Azul, SAMUEL & SONS, samuelandsons.com; cushion in Poulton stripe (item #L-061), FERMOIE at WELLS ABBOTT, [...]
BREWSTER CHAIR Brewster chair, GEORGE SMITH at BROOKS THOMAS, brooks-thomas.com, in Armand Stripe, color: Catnip, CLASSIC CLOTH, wellstextiles.com, trimmed in Torero beaded fringe, color: Nopal, SAMUEL & SONS, samuelandsons.com. Background fabric in Georgina, color: Oatmeal, OTIS TEXTILES, [...]
JULES SOFA Jules sofa, GEORGE SMITH at BROOKS THOMAS, brooks-thomas.com, covered in Georgina, color: Oatmeal, OTIS TEXTILES, otistextiles.com, trimmed in Scallop (item #TSB20/02), CHELSEA TEXTILES, chelseatextiles.com; Glynn, color: Juniper, COLEFAX AND FOWLER, cowtan.com, trimmed in Harbour Barrel [...]
HOWE LONDON BANQUETTE HOWE LONDON banquette, howelondon.com, covered in Rimini, color: Olive, MANUEL CANOVAS, cowtan.com, trimmed in Saison cord with tape, color: Capri, SAMUEL & SONS, samuelandsons.com; seat cushion in Grevillea, color: Olive, FABRICUT, fabricut.com; small cushions [...]