3 Ways to Create a Home That Will Never Look Outdated, According to HGTV Star Leanne Ford
Designer Leanne Ford, star of the hit HGTV shows Restored by the Fords and Rock the Block, and co-author of the book Work in Progress (written with her brother Steve Ford), is known for her minimalist, timeless sense of style. With a background in fashion design before transitioning to the world of interiors, Leanne's catchphrase "wear black, paint white," sums up her aesthetic. And last night, at the launch of her new collection of furniture and decor at Crate & Barrel—wearing a sparkly black outfit in an airy room with white-painted brick walls—Leanne held true to her classic style.
I sat down with the designer to chat about how she pulled off a collection of pieces that reflect modern decor trends, and that you'll still want to live with in five (or 10, or 15) years. Here are the designer's secrets for creating a home that will never look outdated.