Thou Swell

Atlanta fabulous interior design blog by Atlanta native Kevin Francis O'Gara

  • OUR PLAYFUL APARTMENT CHRISTMAS TREE

    OUR PLAYFUL APARTMENT CHRISTMAS TREE

    Christmas came early this year and I’m so thrilled to share my playful apartment Christmas tree along with a great group of 25 bloggers who are all sharing their trees this week. If you’re...

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  • DESIGNER COLLABORATIONS AT HIGH POINT MARKET

    DESIGNER COLLABORATIONS AT HIGH POINT MARKET

    This post is sponsored by Esteem Media on behalf of High Point Market, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! (Kelly...

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  • AN ARTISTIC COLOR-FILLED HOME IN GEORGIA

    AN ARTISTIC COLOR-FILLED HOME IN GEORGIA

    (via Domino) Just an hour outside of Atlanta lives artist Angela Chrusciaki Blehm, a painter whose work takes a saturated approach to modernist style. Her home is a true expression of her...

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  • HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CB2 x GOOP COLLECTION

    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CB2 x GOOP COLLECTION

    (La Strizza Bench, Negazione Mirror Set) CB2’s design collaboration with goop encompasses the lifestyle brand’s airy, southern California aesthetic while reaching a new platform for product design...

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  • CORNELL APARTMENT:  KITCHEN & DINING DESIGN BOARD

    CORNELL APARTMENT: KITCHEN & DINING DESIGN BOARD

    (via Thou Swell – Clean Cut Glamour in Madrid) My last design board for my Cornell apartment covers the dining and kitchen areas in the main living space outside of our bedrooms. I carried over...

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  • AN INTRODUCTION TO HIGH POINT MARKET

    AN INTRODUCTION TO HIGH POINT MARKET

    This post is sponsored by Esteem Media on behalf of High Point Market, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! (via...

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  • CLASSIC COASTAL STYLE FROM SERENA & LILY

    CLASSIC COASTAL STYLE FROM SERENA & LILY

    Serena & Lily’s annual Friends and Family event is underway and I’ve been perusing their new arrivals and lusting over some old favorites from their beautiful collections. From the finishes they...

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  • CORNELL APARTMENT: AREA RUGS FOR EACH BEDROOM

    CORNELL APARTMENT: AREA RUGS FOR EACH BEDROOM

    This post is sponsored by Mohawk Home, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! The bedrooms are finally coming together...

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  • RESTORING CHARACTER TO A SPANISH APARTMENT

    RESTORING CHARACTER TO A SPANISH APARTMENT

    (via AD España, photography by Natalia Apezetxea) In a 19th century apartment in Madrid, interior designer Maria de la Osa restored original moldings and the original ceiling height to bring back...

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  • SWELL SHOPPING: FRESH ATLANTA LIVING ROOM

    SWELL SHOPPING: FRESH ATLANTA LIVING ROOM

    (via Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles) I instantly fell in love with Meredith McBrearty’s midcentury cottage, which she lovingly renovated with a fresh, layered approach that combines the best of modern...

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  • CORNELL APARTMENT DESIGN: BEDROOM BOARDS

    CORNELL APARTMENT DESIGN: BEDROOM BOARDS

    (via SwoonWorthy) This week I wanted to share the boards for the bedrooms in our apartment before I give any more sneak peeks of the final design. It was fun to bring over a lot of the pieces I’ve...

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  • FIRST LOOK: SOCIETY6 FURNITURE COLLECTION

    FIRST LOOK: SOCIETY6 FURNITURE COLLECTION

    This post is sponsored by Society6, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! I’m so excited to share a peek inside our...

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  • HEADING TO HIGH POINT: DESIGN BLOGGERS TOUR

    HEADING TO HIGH POINT: DESIGN BLOGGERS TOUR

    (via Bernhardt) I am so thrilled to have been selected to participate in the Design Bloggers Tour this fall at High Point Market, in partnership with Esteem Media. After years of following High...

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  • CORNELL APARTMENT DESIGN: LIVING ROOM BOARD

    CORNELL APARTMENT DESIGN: LIVING ROOM BOARD

    (via Thou Swell – An Old House in Melbourne) I’m so excited to finally share a first look at the design of my new apartment at Cornell. I am living off-campus for the first time, and couldn’t be...

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  • A PRETTY UPGRADE FOR BEDDING SETS

    A PRETTY UPGRADE FOR BEDDING SETS

    Things have come a long way since the staple bed-in-a-bag concept that’s popular for college students looking for a complete package for their dorm or first apartment. I have been absolutely...

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  • ADDING ARCHITECTURE WITH ART PRINTS

    ADDING ARCHITECTURE WITH ART PRINTS

    This post is sponsored by Minted, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! I’ve always been enamored with architecture –...

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  • UPDATING & ORGANIZING AN APARTMENT BATHROOM

    UPDATING & ORGANIZING AN APARTMENT BATHROOM

    This post is sponsored by Walmart, but all text, images, and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! It’s been almost three weeks since I moved into...

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