I have seen the images and heard the name but I am pretty embarrassed to admit that I didn't put it together. The 'it' being the creative and timeless work of designer Albert Hadley. Hadley, who died in 2012 at the age of 91, is basically a decorating design legend. Born in Nashville and coming from humble roots, he became one of the most celebrated designer with clients like the Rockfellers and the Astors. His work and life are far too significant for me to condense into a blog post and besides, I really don't know enough about him. So I will let a few of my favorite images of his work do the talking.
Have a great Memorial Day weekend everyone!
foyer design via House Beautiful
dining room via House Beautiful
study via Mark D. Sikes
colonial bedroom via House Beautiful
bedroom via House Beautiful