Elements of Style

Elements of Style Family Room


Text by Faith Morgan/Photography by Michael J. Lee, Michael Partenio, and Sarah Winchester

Elements of StyleA design blogger and author welcomes readers into her life and home for a hearty serving of decorating advice.

For Boston-based interior designer Erin Gates (the voice and creative talent behind the wildly successful design blog Elements of Style), the story of a design is just as important as the look. “Each place I’ve called home had it’s own look, furniture arrangement, and color scheme,” she says. “But what all these spaces had in common was their role in sheltering me and my life story.”