Hanging Out with Hammocks & High Tea's Karen Young

| 11/10/2011 12:16:18 AM

Eco-chic decor designer Karen Young, founder of Hammocks & High Tea, marries rich tradition, influenced by her Scottish-Portugese heritage, with modern and conscientious luxury.

Karen's line offers an array of stylish eco-decor, ranging from kitchen towels to clutches, that inspire an appreciation for the beautiful things in life that, if well-cared for, will last forever.

Hammocks and High Tea towels 
Sleek, simple kitchen towel designs dress up your place setting. Photo Courtesy Hammocks & High Tea.

Hammocks and High Tea clutch 
Carry Hammocks & High Tea's holiday reversible clutches two ways. For a simple look, show the fine Italian leather exterior; for added texture and interest, display the black and white chevron print on the outside. Photo Courtesy Hammocks & High Tea.

In her quest to bring gorgeous, affordable home decor that will last generations into the homes of tastemakers everywhere, Karen pauses to reflect on the journey of her small company thus far.

To dig even deeper into Karen's design aesthetic, check out this follow-up interview.