1. The Country Houses of John F. Staub. 2. The Home Within Us by Bobby McAlpine. 3. Prismacolor marker in “New Leaf” at all times for adding a pop of color to drawings. 4. Prismacolor pencil sets for sketching. 5. Postcard pinned to bulletin board for inspiration from an artist friend in Santa Fe. 6. Anne Taintor “I dreamed my whole desk was clean…” sticky notes. 7. Circa Lighting paper clips.
1. Natural Curiosities geometric postcard with gold leaf. 2. “Lucky Bamboo” stalks—one of the best Feng Shui cures. 3. How to Read Houses by Will Jones. 4. Desk pad to help compartmentalize. Pigeon and Poodle has a good selection! 5. Dodo iPad case that resembles a hardback book. 6. PowerLock tape measure—a designer should never leave the house without one. 7. Milleu, Architectural Digest and Veranda magazines for perusing.