There is nothing shy about Chef Kris Yenbamroong. His restaurants are a riot of color, his dishes are fiery and bold, and he met his now wife on a night that ended in a bar brawl. But, like in the Thai cuisine he’s famous for, fire and spice flame out without the balance of other flavors. In the case of his curries, that’s tangy lime, sweet coconut milk and bright aromatics. In the case of Yenbamroong, it’s wife Sarah St. Lifer. “We’re coming from completely different places, but you don’t
You might think Kelsea Ballerini is just another adorable pop-country star, but you’d be wrong. Through her music, Kelsea inspires her fans to live without fear of emotion and to grow from the challenges that they face. When she was just thirteen, Kelsea found her passion: to define her voice and encourage others to do the same. Now, nearly ten years later, Kelsea has built an amazing life and career, and wanted her “first adult, grown up, awesome place” to reflect that spirit. Laurel & Wolf, in partnership with Wayfair, curated a collection
If you’re like us, then you’ve been counting down the days to the newest season of Mad Men. Since episode one, we’ve been swooning over the mid-century set design that production designer Dan Bishop and set decorator Amy Wells magnificently created. DON DRAPER’S LIVING ROOM Don Draper’s sprawling, high rise space is truly a time capsule from the world of 1960’s New York. It satisfies all of our mid-century fantasies of cultured, sexy and cosmopolitan with layers of texture and color. The mid-century modern aesthetic is easily achievable with these Mad Men-inspired furnishings. Form and function
We’ve been obsessing over celebrity chef Bobby Flay’s kitchen for quite some time. It’s elegant, bold and a gorgeous backdrop for home cooking. We put together a list of the top ten must-haves for getting your kitchen to look Food Network worthy. BOBBY FLAY’S KITCHEN OUR STYLE BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS This distinct La Cornue stove makes a statement with a blue finish and polished brass accents. A red clay pot designed in Oaxaca is not only a superb cooking tool but a colorful addition to any table as a centerpiece. Industrial designs have been making a comeback.
Now that you’re a pro on deciphering the difference between Traditional and Transitional styles (and in case you need a refresher, we’ve got you covered!), it’s time to get down to business with Modern versus Industrial design. Often misconstrued as synonymous, these two styles are completely unique! We’ve compiled a list of key features that will make you an interior design style expert in no time. MODERN Modern interior design is all about simplicity, clean lines and minimal decor. Designers use basic shapes to create a streamlined and functional room that keeps
Ever wonder what makes a traditional or transitional design? We’ve got a few tricks that will help you detect the differences between the two. TRADITIONAL – Traditional design has its roots in 18th century England and French countryside. The style is known for its warm, inviting interiors that scream comfort. Bronze accents, a rich chandelier and luxe drapes are common in traditional interiors. Wall sconces with ivory shades and detailed millwork create a for a warm environment in the bathroom. Traditional color schemes typically include neutral tones with warm, rich woods.
After a brief hiatus, Scandal is back on the air tonight! Yes, we love the drama. We love the white pantsuits. We love Olivia Pope’s giant wine glasses. But mostly, we LOVE the interior of Olivia’s apartment. Classic, elegant and transitional in style, the neutral palate and clean lines create an inviting and comforting space for Olivia to chill while she’s not saving the world. More traditional design pieces like the sofa and coffee table evoke a classic East Coast style, and paired with more transitional pieces like a wire moroccan console and
Drew Zinn is one of our most loved Laurel & Wolf designers (it may or may not have something to do with the handmade Christmas card he made us…) Drew is based in Nebraska, and he graciously hopped on the phone with us to talk all things design, DIY, and Laurel & Wolf. Philosophy: Design is art with purpose, a construct of functional expression which seeks to improve quality of space, life, environment and personal well being and communication, bridging between physical realities and intangible ideas. Services Offered: Floor and Space Planning,