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Williams Sonoma at Home

by habituallychic

05 . 29 . 09

I was leafing through the March 2008 issue of House Beautiful when I saw a photo of chairs on a stair landing that reminded me of the new Williams-Sonoma Home store in New York. When I looked closer, one of the names of the designers, David DeMattei, sounded familiar. Then I realized that he is the group president for Williams-Sonoma and I actually met him at the opening party last fall. The home has a Williams-Sonoma feeling but is not a literal translation of the store. I’m swamped with work so for more information, you can check out the details at House Beautiful online. Bon Weekend!

Photos by Jose Picayo

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  1. Renee Finberg May 29, 2009 | 1:52 am

    great images !

  2. Richie Designs May 29, 2009 | 2:11 am

    oh chocolate walls how I love thee

  3. Marybeth May 29, 2009 | 3:08 am

    Fab post.

  4. Alicia May 29, 2009 | 4:48 am

    I saw it online & thought..no wonder I’m sooo addicted to their line. His taste is impeccable. I actually enjoy the sprinkling of sunny yellows. Yellow & I are not friends but here we’re buddies.
    Still nutz about the the blue & whites though….

  5. the sweet life with olives May 29, 2009 | 7:59 am

    yum. i’m loving every last nook and cranny.

  6. greavesdesign May 29, 2009 | 12:59 pm

    that kitchen is a dream!

  7. Style Redux 2 May 29, 2009 | 1:14 pm

    Wow-that’s a whole lot of china-beautiful post!

  8. mary May 29, 2009 | 1:29 pm

    Love all of these photos and the indications that depth of design is returning to current interiors. I know that we are going to lag a little in Los Angeles, but the warmth of these interiors will catch on soon. Thanks.
    Have a great week-end!

  9. La Linda May 29, 2009 | 2:02 pm

    I was absolutely in love with the house when I saw it in HB, but I have to disagree that it’s not a literal translation – it’s as close as you can get. Looking at the resources and general feel, 99% of all the major pieces came from WS (and, of course, it looks great).

  10. caroline @ patagonia gifts May 29, 2009 | 2:08 pm

    I love those yellow pops of color in the kitchen! have a wonderful weekend!

  11. Heather May 29, 2009 | 2:08 pm

    What a great way to display the blue and white dishes (blue willow pattern?)
    Such a lovely blog you have!

  12. A Stylish Presence May 29, 2009 | 2:50 pm

    I absolutely love the photos of the kitchen and all of the beautiful dishes. Thank you!

  13. Jennifer May 29, 2009 | 3:34 pm

    I remember loving this … still do!

  14. twin2trip May 29, 2009 | 3:42 pm

    I remember that House Beautiful issue well. That makes sense because I thought it looked like WS Home as well.

    Love it!

  15. ana May 29, 2009 | 5:07 pm

    This is absolutely lovely
    I will make a link to your post from my blog today 🙂

  16. Tricia Sellman May 29, 2009 | 5:48 pm

    HC- We are huge fans!
    If you love this house you should also check out Dave and Patrick’s gorgeous place in Napa which was in House Beautiful’s May 2009 issue.
    Keep up the great work!

  17. Diane Dorrans Saeks May 29, 2009 | 8:39 pm

    Hi Heather-

    Wonderful post on David and Patrick–who are indeed very talented and very devoted to design, and are very worldly and well-traveled partners.

    Williams Sonoma Home is a superb catalog (head office is in San Francisco))–and it is worth noting that more than 20 per cent of clients are designers. Designers understand the quality–and that you can fast-order custom upholstery. Great to know.

  18. SparkerShop May 30, 2009 | 12:03 am

    Wow – seriously gorgeous home. And that kitchen?! Love all of the blue and white pieces – I am currently obsessed (as evidenced by my growing collection, shop and blog!).

  19. Sonya May 30, 2009 | 10:51 am

    lovely post-great blue and white pottery and additions of the sunny yellow!

  20. Anonymous May 30, 2009 | 12:17 pm

    I love the living room chandelier. do you know where i could get this? thanks!

  21. Dobbygirl May 31, 2009 | 10:16 pm

    Wow, wow and wow!!! So lovely!

  22. Linda/"Mom" June 1, 2009 | 9:33 am

    * “SIMPLY STATED”, I could walk right into those pictures, STAY FOREVER and die a HAPPY WOMAN!!!!!

    Tooo fabulously scrumptuous for words!

    Linda in AZ*

  23. jrab June 2, 2009 | 12:28 am

    Wow- classic but contemporary and dynamic..don’t want to seem too mystical or w/e, but life energy seems to flow comfortably above and around the curves, flourishes and arabesques…

  24. Helen Cox June 2, 2009 | 11:44 am

    I want to create rooms like these! I particularly love the stacked crockery. It’s so country chic!

  25. Kitty June 3, 2009 | 12:42 am

    delightful! i’ll have you know this post solved a few problems for me! I was having issues with a deep mantle and 2 blank walls on either side of the fireplace. since my color schemes are so similar to the posted photos, i was able to really get a feel for what simple book shelving might do for the problem area! yours are helpful posts for a writer with limited visualization skills!!! thanks!

  26. Kate June 3, 2009 | 7:42 pm

    Love the kitchen!

  27. Black Zebra June 4, 2009 | 4:48 pm

    Loved the entire house.So what i’d love my style to evolve into. Check my blog and tell me if i’m anywhere close people! X

  28. Lauren June 5, 2009 | 6:08 pm

    loving all the yellow!!