01 Apr Domino
Farm House Fresh
Leanne Ford plays with texture and contrast—and embraces an (almost) all-white palette—in her newly renovated home.
Leanne Ford is her own best test case. “I have all these wild, weird ideas that I can’t necessarily get clients to jump off on,” says the Los Angeles–based interior designer. Some of these experiments have been captured as part of HGTV’s new series Restored by the Fords, featuring Ford and her brother, Steve, a renovation project manager, as they renovate quirky old properties in their hometown of Pittsburgh. “I love run-down places. I feel a responsibility to keep them alive,” says Ford. (Her flair for interiors was no doubt honed during her many years as a fashion, advertising, and celebrity stylist, as well as a creative consultant for such companies as Hollister.)
White-on-white adds to the airy feel of Ford’s office nook, while also having a dramatic effect.Read Full Article