If you have visited Design Works in the past two years chances are you have seen the amazing watercolor paintings done by the talented and creative artist – Kate Schelter.
Who is Kate Schelter?
If you aren’t familiar with her, you should be! “Kate Schelter is an artist, illustrator, creative director, stylist and owner of the luxury brand consultancy that bears her name. Kate paints commercial work for Dior, Toms, One Kings Lane, Bonpoint, Romy & the Bunnies, Bulgari, Sleepy Jones, Bonpoint, Victoria’s Secret, Diane von Furstenberg and Toyota, as well as private commissions and murals throughout The San Vicente Bungalows. Her work has been published in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, House Beautiful, Vanity Fair, The New York Times, W and ELLE. She holds a BA from Rhode Island School of Design and their European Honors Program in Rome. She lives and works in New York City and Cape Cod, MA.”
What is Kate up to?
Recently Kate’s New York City apartment was featured on One Kings Lane. Her style and design aesthetic evoke a funky sophisticated vibe that we not only love, but are lucky enough to be a part of. Check out the photos below for a glimpse into Kate’s stylish abode and find out what pieces Kate picked up at Design Works to help curate her unique decor. If you don’t want to move in immediately we will be shocked! Kate’s creativity and style are unparalleled and we are thrilled to be a part of her sensational journey. To view the entire article and photo gallery visit www.onekingslane.com.
How can you share Kate’s style?
In addition to her feature on One Kings Lane…Kate will also be releasing a line of paper products this spring including journals, notebooks, and note cards as well as her first book “Classic Style – Hand it down, dress it up, wear it out” A guide to the essential clothes, accessories, beauty products, and timeless everyday objects that define your personal style. All of these inspiring items will be available at Design Works – Cape Cod starting June 2017. For a sneak peek take a look below…
An evening with Kate Schelter – July 21, 2017 6-8pm
Join us for cocktails, art, and a book signing with local talent Kate Schelter as we celebrate the release of her new book
“Classic Style – Hand it down, dress it up, wear it out”
In CLASSIC STYLE, fashion expert and illustrator Kate Schelter curates a collection of more than 150 iconic, essential classics– clothes, accessories, beauty products, objects, and travel items that exemplify great design, simplicity, and timeless style. Balancing the trend toward minimalism with a dose of charm and personality, Kate shows you how to develop (and celebrate!) your own style by following an easy mantra: buy less, buy better, reinvent what you already have, and own your look. Now in her first book, she guides readers through these principles in a mix of stunning watercolor illustrations, stories, memories, quotes, and advice from a collection of friends and mentors in the fashion world.
A visual gem, CLASSIC STYLE will inspire you to pare down those stuffed closets and storage units, find joy in simplicity and usefulness, and rediscover the one thing that is truly essential to personal style–you!
Featuring Kate Schelter’s loose watercolors of everyday objects, these notebooks capture the sense of an effortlessly chic summer day. The set of three paperback notebooks—which includes two larger notebooks, one lined and the other blank, and a smaller notebook with a graph paper interior—is a perfect piece to toss in your tote for jotting down your thoughts on this and that.
Filled with Kate Schelter’s paintings of evocatively paired objects, this journal captures the spirit of a spontaneous trip to the beach, a breezy day on your bike, and a sunny stroll in your favorite sneakers and shades. The deluxe hardcover journal—featuring a cloth cover, ribbon marker and crisply lined pages—is perfect for carrying here and there, and jotting down your thoughts on this and that.
A glass of lemonade after a game of tennis. A bike ride on a picturesque afternoon. A casual gathering around the grill. With just two perfectly paired objects, Kate Schelter takes you there. Her loose watercolors evoke an effortless sense of style and capture the everyday chic of the ordinary objects around us. Inside the keepsake box you’ll find 10 notecards (two each of five designs) featuring Kate’s watercolor art printed on heavy cardstock with stained edges, along with 10 matching envelopes.