Bunny Williams is a designer with a modern vision, a sense of history, and the confidence to take an unexpected path. Both a trailblazer and a tastemaker, Williams’ style is classic but never predictable. Bunny Williams is a world-renowned interior designer and industry leader. Williams is a member of the AD Hall of Fame, ELLE Decor A-List, and Interior Design magazine Hall of Fame and has received House Beautiful’s Giants of Design award. Williams designs and produces handcrafted furniture and accessories under Bunny Williams Home and has licensed collections with Ballard Designs, Century Furniture, Currey & Company, and Dash & Albert.
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A native of Charlottesville, VA, Williams began her career at Stair & Co., the prestigious English antique dealer, followed by 22 years with the venerable firm, Parish-Hadley Associates. She formed her own firm, Bunny Williams Inc. in 1988. Today she not only runs her design firm, but with her husband John Rosselli, owns Treillage Ltd., a shop selling garden objects, antiques, and decorative accessories, based in New York. In 2008 she introduced a celebrated home furnishings collection, Bunny Williams Home, which continues to expand online (www.bunnywilliamshome.com) and in showrooms across the country. New collections are introduced annually. Williams’ fourth book, “Scrapbook for Living” was published by Stewart, Tabori & Chang in November 2010.
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William’s work has been published around the world both in print and online. She has received numerous honors and awards including the Interior Design Hall of Fame, House Beautiful Giants of Design, Elle Décor’s A-List, Timeless Design Award from the Royal Oak Society, among many others.
BUNNY WILLIAMS INTRODUCES HER UPHOLSTERY COLLECTION
Each time one of our designers introduces a new collection, we can’t wait to share their inspiration and decorating tips with you. For the introduction of her new upholstery collection, we sat down with acclaimed designer Bunny Williams to talk about the importance of silhouette, why she prefers solid fabrics on the upholstered piece, and her must-haves for the coffee table.
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LOVE AFFAIR WITH HOUSES
In this story-filled monograph, Bunny Williams presents new work through 15 houses she has decorated and loved. She tells the tale of each “affair,” tracing the style of the spaces, what drew her to the projects, and her approach to decor that evolves with the lives of her clients.
AN AFFAIR WITH A HOUSE
For 28 years the world-renowned interior designer Bunny Williams has been involved in a passionate love affair with an an18th-century New England manor house that she found in sad repair. From the moment she walked up the driveway and her palms began to perspire, Williams knew she wanted the affair to last forever. In her sumptuous new book, An Affair with a House, the venerable decorator describes in detail how she and her husband, antique dealer John Rosselli, rescued, nurtured, renovated, and decorated the well-worn house, giving it new life as they restored each room, resurrected the abandoned gardens, and filled this weekend home with family and friends.