Soucie Horner

Posted on Fri, 22 Jun 2007 by midcenturyjo

Shea Soucie and Martin Horner are the principals of the Chicago design firm Soucie Horner. Specializing in high-end residential interior architecture and design, Soucie Horner focuses on creating an environment that refines their client’s lifestyle through design. “The goal of the Soucie Horner, Ltd. design philosophy is to design beautiful environments that complement the interior architecture of the homes which create spaces that best represent the lifestyle needs of each individual client.” Whether deco, eclectic, tribal or rustic their style showcases the lushness that layering brings to a space. Vignettes and groupings. Textiles and object d’art.

Images from Soucie Horner

What! More retro!

Posted on Wed, 20 Jun 2007 by midcenturyjo

Time for more inspiration or desperation from Windows Beautiful. Your complete guide to window treatments. How to plan, measure, and buy or make them. Decorating and energy ideas. Volume VII, Kirsch Company, 1980, Sturgis, Michigan. Check out that red pool room. Yeah baby!

Images scanned from “Windows Beautiful. Your complete guide to window treatments. How to plan, measure, and buy or make them. Decorating and energy ideas. Volume VII”, Kirsch Company, 1980, Sturgis, Michigan

Shane Reilly

Posted on Tue, 19 Jun 2007 by midcenturyjo

Shane Reilly’s design aesthetic is casual elegance. She has a natural eye for style and color and this shines through in her elegant liveable interiors. With offices in both New York and San Francisco she is also the author of Inspired High-End Interior Design a unique opportunity to hear high-end designers reveal what inspired them and how they pulled it together. If this wasn’t enough for this talented designer she blogs!

Images from Shane Reilly Inc

Oh no more retro!

Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2007 by midcenturyjo

Yes time for more fabulous/revolting (never!) pictures from the 70s. This time our source is Windows Beautiful. Your complete guide to window treatments. How to plan, measure, and buy or make them. Decorating and energy ideas. Volume VII, Kirsch Company, 1980, Sturgis, Michigan. Oh almost the 80s, the next big trend! Check out the ikat room. Yum! Enjoy. (Don’t forget to click on the pictures to revel in their supersized retro glory.)

Images scanned from “Windows Beautiful. Your complete guide to window treatments.How to plan, measure. and buy or make them. Decorating and energy ideas. Volume VII”, Kirsch Company, 1980, Sturgis, Michigan

Shawn Henderson

Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2007 by midcenturyjo


Shawn Henderson believes that each interior should reflect how his client lives. No slave to a particular style he designs with a sense of scale, colour and sophistication. His rooms are serene, functional and elegant.

Images from Shawn Henderson