Shopping Bag: Kate McCusker

December 28, 2015


ND15 Kate McClusker

Photograph by Eric Levin

That last 10 percent can be what makes or breaks a project. Kate McCusker shares some of her favorite items for putting the finishing touches on a room.

Blome Collection Hardware
“This smart-looking collection mixes leather and metal, and works beautifully in classic or contemporary settings. Use the pieces with white cashmere drapery panels for a fashionable, equestrian look.” Robert Allen, Boston Design Center, (617) 482-6600,

Interior Traditional Knob Latch Set in Solid Brass by Omnia
“This nickel latch set is a new classic. The introduction of an oval knob on a circular back plate is sleek, modern, and refined.” Raybern Hardware, Charlestown, Mass., (617) 666-3000,

Harbour Crown Knot Frog in Navy by Samuel & Sons
“This Asian-inspired frog trim is both exotic and tailored. The aesthetic works with any interior design scheme. I use them on pillows and table skirts.”The Martin Group, Boston Design Center, (617) 951-2526,

Rablabs Amostra Tray in Azure
“I love that this organic pattern is also utterly chic, sophisticated, and colorful. Use it on your dressing table as the perfect vanity tray.” Kate and Theo Home, Boston, (617) 227-1915,

Holland & Sherry’s Embroidery Collection, Station in Navy
“This custom design can be embroidered on any of Holland & Sherry’s luxe fabrics. One would think to use it for window treatments, but why not use this gorgeous detail on chair skirts, pillows,
or an elegant bed canopy?” Holland & Sherry at Studio 534, Boston Design Center, (617) 345-9900,

Aquiesse Soy Candle
A deliciously scented candle is the perfect finishing touch to any space. What could be better than walking into a beautifully appointed room that smells heavenly? Kate and Theo Home

Theodore & Company, Boston, (617) 227-1915,

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