We’ve made it through the first week of the new year! I hope 2013 has been kind to each of you so far. The first fabulous room of 2013 comes to us from Philip Gorrivan, a designer I greatly admire and whose work I have loved for several years. This room embodies many of the design elements I hope to see more of throughout the year. The space includes a luxurious mix of classic silhouettes met with modern verve. The textiles are composed of sumptuous silks, velvets, and linens punctuated by shades of green and blue. I love the dark chocolate walls which almost read black from some angles, serving as the perfect background for the pops of color. Overall, the space feels like the embodiment of “modern traditional” style—one of my favorite ways to decorate.