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Styling Archives - Giovanna Averill Interiors

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The Best of Interior Design: A Chat with Sophie Paterson

I’ve been enamoured for quite some time now with British luxury interior design. Layered and sumptuous in quality, there is an attention to detail, craftsmanship, and an unabashed elegance that is inspiring.  My interest in this "type" of design has influenced my own interiors aesthetic and eventually lead me to the work of UK interior designer extraordinaire, Sophie Paterson, principal and founder of Sophie Paterson Interiors.  I've been an avid follower of Sophie's work from the early days of her practice and it's been exciting to follow her design journey and learn from her creativity...

A Luxurious Gift Guide: All about that Monogram

My favourite type of gift to give is anything monogrammed. There is nothing that says luxury, elegance, and thoughtfulness like a monogrammed gift.  The simplest (and even most cost conscious) item can have its’ status elevated by the embellishment of a beautiful well placed monogram. That said, the idea of monogramming still causes the occasional eye roll for those who incorrectly assume it’s a pretentious gesture - I disagree.  For me, it’s a nod to the refinement of things past and...