DESIGN

REMEMBERING AN ICON: ALBERT HADLEY

“Decorating is not about making stage sets, it’s not about making pretty pictures for the magazines; it’s really about creating a quality of life, a beauty that nourishes the soul.” …

“Decorating is not about making stage sets, it’s not about making pretty pictures for the magazines; it’s really about creating a quality of life, a beauty that nourishes the soul.”  – Albert Hadley, American Interior Designer

Design icon, Albert Hadley, passed away on Friday at the age of 91.  His work remains timeless and forever relevant.

via Rizzoli

He unselfishly created remarkable spaces with emphasis on the homeowner’s lifestyles, not so much following trends, but was the trendsetter himself.

via House Beautiful

via House Beautiful

There are some inspiring tributes popping up on the web, here are two of my favorites so far by The New York Times and Jennifer Boles of The Peak of Chic.

Enjoy.

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