Designers’ Notebook: Winter 2022

Home-related tips, trends, and tidbits

DELICIOUS DESIGN: Christine Bridger, of Company + Cottage, designed the beautiful interiors at Coast 236, a Saugatuck restaurant. “Our vision was to create a soothing familiarity with a fresh wave of touches,” Bridger says. “It has a relaxed and clean, coastal feel, and features enlarged vintage beach postcards that have been transformed into murals, as well as vintage lanterns rewired as lighting.”,

HOME ICON: Rachel “Bunny” Lambert Mellon was an art collector, horticulturalist, gardener, and style icon. A new title from Gibbs Smith Books, “Bunny Mellon Style,” reveals how her style developed and how she became a self-confident, hands-on designer of homes and gardens. Find it wherever books are sold, or visit

GO GREEN!: PPG Paints has announced its 2022 color: Olive Sprig. The hue is a relaxed, enticing green that brings to mind the soothing feeling of aloe vera or a fragrant plant that brightens any space with its organic liveliness.

TILE STYLE: Island Stone has introduced Stone Essentials Textured Wall Tiles. The easy-to-install tiles are suitable for indoor/outdoor applications and can enhance walls, kitchen backsplashes, fireplace walls, shower walls, and exterior walls. The timeless, crisp tiles come in five colors.

— Compiled by Megan Swoyer

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