Cathy Whitlock

Cathy Whitlock

Designer Secrets to Sophisticated Storage

Designer Secrets to Sophisticated Storage

Let’s face it. When you think of storage, do you automatically think of the endless plastic storage displays that pop up in January as soon as the Christmas decorations go on markdown? While all these containers can be practical, Gabby believes that designing storage that’s both beautiful and useful is important in today’s homes. We  looked to a few designers for their favorite pieces that are storage friendly and best of all, hide the clutter. Interior designer and antiques dealer Shannon Eldredge loves the simplicity and style of the Rosalyn Chest. “With its marble top, the … read more

Selecting the Perfect Accent Table for Transitional Spaces

Selecting the Perfect Accent Table for Transitional Spaces

No matter what you call it – end, side or accent table – it’s all about the selection. And whether it serves as an occasional table for cocktails or bookends a bed or sofa, this little table is perhaps one of the most utilitarian pieces in a room. Born out of necessity, the end/side/accent table can deliver a powerful punch to any interior. Here are a few considerations when making your choice. Size It Right If the tables are going to flank a sofa, make sure the height and depth are similar to the sofa arms. And … read more

Gabby Introduces a Classic Favorite to High Point: Rattan

Gabby Introduces a Classic Favorite to High Point: Rattan

As a cousin to wicker and raffia, the durably consistent material has often taken a back seat, opting for a spot in the sunroom and covered back porch. Just in time for the new fall market introductions at High Point, Gabby introduces  new rattan pieces – chairs, bar and counter stools- and reinvents a few bestsellers with an attractive facelift. First, a quick history lesson. This material has been around since the dawn of mankind and first introduced to America during our nation’s early days by colonists who brought chairs and baskets upon their arrival. Originally … read more