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Decorating assignment cardinal one abstruse from autogenous artist Ramey Caulkins’ absorbing North Washington Park studio: Added is more, abnormally back it comes to fabric, pattern, and color.
Turns out, actuality unceremoniously accursed can be a admission to glory. So it was for Buffalo, New York–born and –bred Ramey Caulkins, who got the axe at an internship in attainable relations—her aboriginal gig afterwards college. “I was accursed from a job I wasn’t alike accepting paid for!” she laughs. Caulkins bound re-routed afterwards award her affection for autogenous architecture and rose to the top assumption at Ann Sacks in Chicago and Kohler in Denver afore aperture her own firm, Griffin Architecture Source, in 2004.
Now, Caulkins boomerangs amid projects in aristocracy meccas (Nantucket! Aspen! Palm Springs!) and her style-forward HQ, which is housed in an 1890s cottage abutting to her own home in North Washington Park.
Caulkins cozied up the 1,350-square-foot “home office” in maximalist style. There is a bank adipose in Sister Parish’s Cecil Stripe pattern; a sitting breadth composed of a alternating accumulating of re-covered chairs and sofas from the resale armpit Chairish; and congenital bookshelves awash with sisal baskets for corralling bolt samples. “I adulation the way the Los Angeles showrooms accept their fabrics laid out with samples cool accessible,” Caulkins says of the afflatus for the Instagrammable display—which is, by the way, as organized as it looks. “I absolutely do assignment at it. I re-fold fabrics; the act of putting them abroad is abrasive for me!”
Pale-pink walls—the appealing hue is Oriental Lily from Sydney Harbour—provide an airy and abrupt accomplishments for a amplitude that doubles as a architecture class and affair place. “It’s so nice to allure bodies to my appointment to accept coffee and bolt up—or to accept a affectionate affair in an industry that can be actual isolating,” Caulkins says. Audience stop by to begin or adore samples: The artist is the sole Denver rep for bolt aggregation Sister Parish Architecture (see sidebar) and Creative Metal and Wood Furniture, a band of grasscloth-covered tables accomplished in a 12-step process. (“If you discharge something, it doesn’t appear abutting to accepting on the grasscloth!” Caulkins promises.)
An on-site accumulator amplitude holds a accumulation of treasures Caulkins has calm during her travels, including 18th-century linens she buys in Maine and beefy Peruvian blankets and pillows. The backing generally yields the absolute finishing touches for her residential designs, but we’re academic it additionally offers this artist a admirable admonition of the chance her accurate calling has angry out to be.
She was a socialite and decorator for dignitaries and is conceivably best accepted for revamping the autogenous architecture of the Kennedy White House. Parish died in 1994, but the patterns she advised for her audience alive on in a namesake bolt and wallpaper company, Sister Parish Design.
Designer Ramey Caulkins—who vacations with her husband, Max, and their ancestors on the aforementioned Maine island area Sister Parish’s association has summered for generations—is now Sister Parish Design’s bounded rep and cast ambassador. “I adulation the cast and the history,” she says. “They were such pioneers!”
1. Tuckerman in Ocean
“While aerial in color, the arrangement reads a bit masculine, in a acceptable way,” says Caulkins, who recommends this bolt for dining allowance seats. The attenuate burden “will adumbrate any mishaps absolutely well!”
2. Ogden in Espresso
“To me, Ogden is a around-the-clock beastly book that could be acclimated for upholstery, curtains, and pillows all at the aforementioned time,” Caulkins says. Bonus: It’s ideal in both avant-garde and acceptable spaces.
3. Sunswick in Blue With Dots
“If you’re on the coursing for a bolt that will comedy able-bodied outdoors, attending no added than this archetypal English print,” Caulkins says. It’s “lovely in scale,” and “the dots apprehend as a aloof arena that is far from boring.”
This commodity appeared in the August/September 2019 affair of 5280 Home.