Decorating Tips From Albert Hadley

A visitor to designer Albert Hadley‘s old farmhouse in the 1980’s asks what set of rules, if any, did he decorate by? Here was his reply-

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“Well…I respect enormously the time and place of any architecture, and how one furnishes it depends on what it says.”

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“Also, there’s a continuity to one’s taste. If you really like things they all tend to be of the same spirit and they all work together.”

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“If you don’t know right away that something is something you want or can use, you shouldn’t buy it.”

(Photos- Mary Cantwell for House & Garden Magazine)

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