The Slade Index
From Sizzling to Frigid:
Sizzling: Overdyed patchwork rugs
Colorful floor coverings made from carpet remnants. Recycling gone mad (but very smart)!
Ah, the fuzzy geometry, the faded colors, the post-post-Colonial glow cast over your entire living room.
Tepid: Feed-sack-upholstered chairs
Shabby meets royal makes great tabloid fodder…but will they still be together in 10 years?
Chilly: The titanic kitchen island
When you’re on one side and the kids are spilling juice on the other, you’ll wish you hadn’t gone quite that big.
Obeying an unspoken 2005 design edict, we dutifully hung them everywhere—in our powder room, great room, mudroom. Now we want our head-room back.