To say that designer Robin Standefer (of Roman and Williams and RW Guild) is an enchanting person is an understatement. She’s basically our design and life guru, and from her Montauk house, she’s enchanted us into drying our sheets on a clothesline, cooking curry in a donabe, and making bouquets out of the odd stalk of parsley or spare fennel frond. Read on for fourteen imaginative, inspiring tips for making the most of staying home.
Cookbooks are wonderful for much more than just recipes: They give inspiration, guidance, insight, and a welcome respite. Right now, we’re very grateful for some new favorites that are expanding our repertoires and introducing us to fresh voices and ideas, and of course, more gorgeous photography to pore over.
If ever there were a moment to do some low-lift home improvements, this is it. We’re stuck inside, and it’s also spring—remember spring cleaning? One of our favorite designers, Leanne Ford (star of HGTV’s Restored by the Fords) has some brilliant, big-impact moves that also happen to be incredibly easy.