Joanie Ballard

Chairs: A Conversation

A father and daughter collaboration more »

Oct 14, 2010 9:02 AM the beat 3 Comments

Hang It Up

Creating an artful home at The Meadows more »

Oct 11, 2010 10:48 AM the beat

Traveling “Virginia Green”

Virginia's hospitality industry is way ahead of the curve on the environment more »

Sep 23, 2010 11:07 AM the beat 1 Comments

“Green” Textiles

All grown up and looking pretty good more »

Sep 16, 2010 7:14 AM the beat 1 Comments

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Joanie Ballard

Good News from The Retail Front

Yes, there IS good news! more »

Sep 1, 2010 12:09 PM the beat

Ace Hotel, NYC

Unconventional branding through history and typography more »

Aug 25, 2010 1:01 PM the beat 2 Comments

The Love of Typewriters

Finding, collecting, and treasuring more »

Aug 4, 2010 11:35 AM the beat 8 Comments

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Joanie Ballard

Shabby Chic is Always Chic

Recreate the serenity of white, soothing interiors in your own home, inspired by Rachel Ashwell. more »

Jul 27, 2010 11:04 AM the beat 5 Comments

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Joanie Ballard

The Breslin

A meaty NY experience more »

Jul 21, 2010 12:22 PM the beat 2 Comments

Flint Hill - Blog Feature

Joanie Ballard

Flint Hill Vintage

Rare finds in rural Virginia more »

Jul 6, 2010 8:46 AM the beat 3 Comments

Stumptown Latte Art

INeedCoffee / CoffeeHero / Michael Allen Smith:

Slow, ‘Beautiful’ Coffee

Stumptown Coffee Roasters, in Portland and NYC, has got everything a true caffeine lover needs - educated baristas, retro music, eclectic customers and special coffee. more »

Jul 1, 2010 11:45 AM the beat 1 Comments


Joanie Ballard

Do It Yourself, Part Two

Inventive reinventions. more »

Mar 25, 2010 4:49 PM the beat


Joanie Ballard

Do It Yourself, Part One

Painting and re-purposing vintage furniture. more »

Mar 19, 2010 5:26 PM the beat

A Pearl of Great Price

... but not to the environment. In fact, this jewelry line actively seeks to benefit the environment. more »

Mar 12, 2010 3:52 PM the beat

“The Whole House Is a Big Story”

A book that asks what your home means to you. more »

Mar 4, 2010 10:15 AM the beat 1 Comments


Courtesy of St-Germain

Old Paris, New Bottle

A romantic-looking French liqueur bottle is testament to the power of great product design. more »

Feb 16, 2010 12:50 PM the beat 1 Comments

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Joanie Ballard


Want to be eco-friendly?Just re-use, repaint, refinish something from another era. And there are lots of excellent architectural salvage and house-part websites to help. more »

Feb 4, 2010 5:36 PM the beat 8 Comments

From NYC: Accessory Trends

Keep your eye out for three popular design motifs for handbags, scarves, jewelry and more. more »

Jan 21, 2010 12:29 PM the beat 5 Comments

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Inspiration—at Home

Home décor stylist Joanie Ballard reminds us that life is full of creative sparks. more »

Jan 15, 2010 5:15 PM the beat 15 Comments