Elements of Style


It’s her personal touch and honesty that has kept readers flocking to her site for the past eight years. “(Design) is all about respecting how you live and not trying to create a space for some person who lives in a magazine,” she says. “If it isn’t designed to function for you, it won’t ever feel right or look its best because it will be messy and awkward.”


In her new book, Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life, Erin aims to help her readers strike that balance between function and beauty. The book is, like most interior designers, a little bit life coach, a little bit marriage counselor, a little bit confidant, and a whole lot of elegance.