Coastal Casual Living Room – Project Sneak Peek

Linda Merrill design modern coastal grandmother living room 1

I wanted to share a new coastal casual living room project that I’m currently working on in Plymouth, Massachusetts. This is a new build home in The Pinehills and my lovely clients are newly retired having moved from another state to enjoy all that New England has to offer! As with many downsizing, they are … Read more

Hot Trend Alert: Coastal Grandmother Style

Linda Merrill Design Truro Cape Cod Modern Beach House living room 1

According to trend watchers, “Coastal Grandmother” style is hitting it big with younger design fans on TikTok and Instagram and its use as a search term on Google has risen over 300% recently. As ever – everything old is new again when it comes to fashion and home design. The early aughts  has been influencing … Read more

Silver Screen Surroundings: Grace and Frankie Costumes and Sets visual story telling

  I was late to the table watching the Netflix series Grace and Frankie starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, in the respective title roles. I binged watched seasons 1-3 this fall and just fell in love with the show and it’s various set pieces. As some of you may know, I have a long … Read more

Something’s Gotta Give House Decor

Way back – 10+ years ago now – I was inspired to start posting about movie set decorating by the then four year old movie Something’s Gotta Give.  I saw it on a flight coming back from Paris (when I went to Maison et Objet) and thought – gosh, that’s a pretty movie set – … Read more

Home Again from Nancy Meyers and Hallie Meyers-Shyer

A new Nancy Meyers produced movie HOME AGAIN (written and directed by her daughter Hallie Mayers-Shyer) is always reason to get excited. First off, they are usually good, frothy fun with a good cast and a nice ending. But more, they usually feature spectacular interiors and settings that have become nearly iconic such as the Beth … Read more