The Skirted Roundtable: Chatting with Meg Fairfax Fielding of Pigtown Design

This week at The Skirted Roundtable, we chatted with Meg Fairfax Fielding of the blog Pigtown Design. Meg is a woman of many, many talents. Fundraiser and champion of troubled youth is her vocation, Junk Whisperer (a hunter of great finds) is her avocation and she’s now a burgeoning television personality! And people wonder why … Read more

The Skirted Roundtable: The State of Shelter magazines and Congrats to Michael Boodro – new eic of Elle Decor

Join Megan, Joni and I as we chat about all the changes in the shelter magazines. Margaret Russell from Elle Decor to Architectural Digest; Stephen Drucker from House Beautiful to Town and Country; and Dara Caponigro from Domino to Veranda. And their replacements? Big shoes to fill. Have a listen to what we think is … Read more

The Skirted Roundtable chats with Christina Strutt “At Home with Country”

This week at The Skirted Roundtable Megan, Joni and I chatted with Christina Strutt, founder and creative mind behind the British lifestyle firm Cabbages and Roses and author of their latest book At Home With Country: Bringing the Comforts of Country Home (Cabbages & Roses) The book is just filled with gorgeous images of homes … Read more

The Skirted Roundtable welcomes Diane Dorrans Saeks

Last week at The Skirted Roundtable, we chatted with the best selling design author Diane Dorrans Saeks about her life, world travels and her thoughts on blogging. Diane has authored over 20 books, some of the biggest sellers in the field of interior design. So, scoot on over and have a listen!  Subscribe to ::Surroundings::

The Skirted Roundtable: Veranda's Dara Caponigro Takes a Seat

This week at The Skirted Roundtable, we were excited to welcome Veranda magazine editor-in-chief Dara Caponigro. Photo of Dara in her chic living room by Melanie Acevedo via 1st Dibs Our conversation ranged from Dara’s background and early jobs at the Bronx Zoo and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. From there, she had long stints at House … Read more

The Skirted Roundtable welcomes Lee Stanton, plus some great sales

This wee at The Skirted Roundtable, we chatted with noted LA antiquarian Lee Stanton. Lee is one of those people who are so truly passionate about their work and you can’t help but be inspired. Sometimes, the terms young and hip don’t really feel like they jibe with “Antiquarian”, but Lee manages to bring both. … Read more