XOKR – Kerri Rosenthal

img_0499Something new and exciting is happening in Westport, CT!

Award-winning artist (perhaps known best for her iconic Drippy Hearts)  and interior designer, Kerri Rosenthal, has recently opened Kerri Rosenthal, a flagship concept store which will serve as a working art studio, gallery space and curated shop of everything Kerri lives in, loves and swears by. As with most things, Kerri does….this isn’t your typical shop. The moment I walked in and saw the paint splattered floor you see above, I knew it was from her former art studio. That floor has been turned into a textile pattern that now graces chairs, pillows and more.

The shop will have 5 “concepts” each year. Now, you’ll find Holiday, which will be followed by Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall, so the colors and the offerings in the shop will constantly be changing. Kerri has already designed the patterns for the upcoming seasons, so if you are looking for more color than what is in store right now, you can visit the website!  If you want to try something on apporval….take home a pillow, see if it works and if it does…she’ll have it ordered and to you in 2 weeks. Instant gratification!

Among the curated items you’ll find pieces from her new XO Bijoux collection, her favorite perfume, Clare Vivier clutches, her favorite candle, striped shirts by Kule and nubby knitted hats. A little bit of everything that she loves! 64a60a_50db42396ace42cd9d6759e0324b1cac-mv2_d_5520_3680_s_4_2img_0524img_0500 img_0505 img_0506 img_0507img_0523 img_0509 img_0511 img_0513 img_0514 img_0515 img_0516 img_0517 img_0522 img_0530 img_0533 img_0535 img_0537The website contains much of her collection, but the best way to really understand the creative energy of Kerri’s new concept is to visit in person. This weekend she’s hosting her debut of Holiday 2016, so I encourage you to stop by this Saturday!screen-shot-2016-11-01-at-10-07-55-pmThere are a lot of original and special shops out there, but I really can’t recall anything that was so vividly reflective of it’s creator. I’m so excited that the shop will be evolving with each concept…giving me the perfect excuse to go again….and again!

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Kerri Rosenthal Art – Mother’s Day Give Away

unnamed-1Did you happen to see the feature on artist, Kerri Rosenthal, and her home in LONNY?! See that super cool citron “Tiki Tulip” in the photo of her kitchen? Well….it could be yours! To keep or give to someone you love. This is Kerri’s Mother’s Day gift to one very lucky reader! The painting is 16×20 and valued at $1800.

Kerri’s work continues to garner accolades and praise from CTC&G, Domino, New England Home, Traditional Home, At Home and Luxe magazine. Her work adornes numerous homes and is the focal point for many amazing interiors.

These are just a few “citron” selections that coordinate with the “Tiki Tulip” that she’s giving away today!unnamed-2Tiki Tulip Citron 48×72unnamed-3Kerri at work in her studio

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Recently, Kerri has turned her artist eye toward photography and her work can be found at Purephoto.com and Nest Inspired Home (both photography and paintings). Here is a peek at her limited edition photography.unnamed-8Isle de Soleilunnamed-9Napa Palm

unnamedKerri’s work is full of color – a color for everyone. So, to see her entire portfolio go here.unnamed-4And, to have a chance to win Kerri’s Citron “Tiki Tulip”….just leave us a comment about your favorite childhood memory about your mom! Was it a special trip? The way she tucked you in? Something she used to pack in your lunch? The way she made you laugh? A song she used to sing? Or are there many?!

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 * Give away is open until Wed, May 4th, to anyone as long as you leave us an email in your comment, so we can contact you if you win. Winner announced here on Fri, May 6th! 

Art with Heart – Kerri Rosenthal

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What could be more cheery on a cold, gray, winter day than colorful art (with heart) by the talented and prolific artist, Kerri Rosenthal?! I love how my Instagram feed was brightened by the work she was creating in the midst of the recent blizzard. I guess that’s what happens when an artist gets locked inside the house all day!!
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You may remember Kerri from the tulip paintings that we highlight each Spring or her now iconic “drippy heart” series which was most recently seen in Domino magazine (the one with Jessica Alba on the cover). Her work has appeared in numerous publications, such as The New York Times, Luxe Magazine, Traditional Home to name a few. I have friends locally who proudly display her work in their homes, but Kerri can ship anywhere! So, if you see something that catches your eye or you would like to commission something of your own, please reach out to Kerri!my blue mazeMy Blue Mazeperfect messPerfect Messmake your own sunshineMake Your Own Sunshineorange crushOrange CrushBrunoBrunofeelFeelbursting with loveBursting With Loveall of my loveAll of My Love

If you love her “hearts” as much as I do, contact Kerri for commissions by Feb 1 for Feb 14 delivery!

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