Elizabeth’s new column for, Our Girl on the Ground, where she highlights some of her favorite finds and offers tips for successful hunting in the markets.

Why You Need to Start Collecting Interior Drawings

April 19, 2019

I find joy and inspiration in paintings and drawings of interiors. When done well, they are not only beautiful to look at, but a source of ideas as well. A drawing of a quiet room, absent of people, sometimes even more than a photograph, gives the viewer a glimpse into the soul of a room. It invites us to imagine what had just finished, or what is about to be, who had just left the room, or who was about to enter. Read more

You Need to Know About Francois Lembo’s Jeweled Mirrors

April 12, 2019

If you’re looking for eye-catching wall art, these charming glazed ceramic mirrors, created by the French ceramicist Francois Lembo during the 1960s and 70s, make for a fabulous collection. Lembo was from the town of Vallauris, on the Cote d’Azure, and his mirrors are often designed in deep, saturated tones reminiscent of the French Riviera. Read more