Tour the Charming Connecticut Cabin of Sister Parish’s Nice-Granddaughter
Like so many different New Yorkers, Sister Parish Design’s inventive director Eliza Harris sought refuge exterior the town in 2020. A want for a brand new area led the then-pregnant Harris to an enthralling cottage in Salisbury, Connecticut, simply throughout the border from what she describes because the burgeoning designers’ enclave of Millerton, New York. Though the home is comparatively unassuming from the surface, its interiors are a wide ranging homage to Harris’s great-grandmother Sister Parish. Not solely that, however the area additionally doubles as a dwelling, respiratory look ebook of a few of Sister Parish Design’s forthcoming wallpapers, materials, and textiles (with a couple of extra-special artifacts thrown in).
Whereas Harris confesses that she “simply form of randomly landed” in Salisbury, her method to adorning the residence has been decidedly extra deliberate. “I actually give it some thought as a puzzle,” she tells AD PRO. I’ve all these textiles at my disposal, so all of it revolves across the cloth. It’s a really old style means of adorning.”
For every room, Harris “tweaked, adjusted, recolored, and rescaled” patterns and textiles to showcase work from the archives of Parish Hadley. Within the course of, Harris created sturdy visible identities throughout the cabin’s lounge, eating room, and bed room—every of which was evocative of the “grandmillennial” design sensibility impressed by her great-grandmother’s pioneering Twentieth-century work. The three rooms are united by a constant floral motif, which Harris joked might have been a unconscious want to carry the (hotter) outside in.
The dwelling and eating areas—in addition to that bed room—every has its personal distinct colour palette, which channels with Sister Parish’s use of “very daring, brilliant colour.” The model’s Prussian blue efficiency materials excellently distinction with the knotty pine partitions of the lounge. The eating room’s verdant Grasscloth wall masking in Palms Inexperienced Gold finds its match in classic eating chairs upholstered with Sister Parish Cloth’s Circe sample. Within the bed room, Sister Parish’s purple Sintra wallpaper units a placing tone, complemented by matching red-flecked Waldingfield cloth in coral.