Celerie Kemble is a partner in Kemble Interiors, Inc., a decorating firm founded in 1982. Celerie has been featured in Architectural Digest (including as an AD100 Designer), Elle Decor (where she is a perennial member of the A-List), House Beautiful, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, The Wall Street Journal, Town & Country, Veranda, and more. Her previous design books include To Your Taste and Black & White (and a Bit in Between). She lives between Palm Beach and New York with her three children.
Escape on a journey with ELLE Decor A-List designer Celerie Kemble, whose Island Whimsy will take you to her unforgettable tropical refuge in the Dominican Republic. --ELLEDECOR.COM
The tastemaking decorator, known for whimsical elegance, reveals a paradise of ideas for indoor/outdoor living that is as comfortable as it is transporting. --LOVEHAPPENSMAG.COM Throughout this lovingly crafted book, ideas abound for anyone decorating a house at the beach or fantasizing about spending time in one. Celerie shares inspiration for creating a sense of openness to the sea, sand, and sky; offering places to wash sandy feet or perfect viewing spots for a sunset-saturated drink; and infusing spaces with invitation, welcome, and magic. --THEGLAMPAD.COM The book recounts Kemble's deeply personal and creative journey designing Playa Grande and bringing this labor of love to life. --INTERIORDESIGNMASTERCLASS.COM Entirely dedicated to Playa Grande, the property Kemble designed in the Dominican Republic, this tome reflects a rare opportunity to create a sense of place from the raw jungle and pristine coastline, from design to conception. --SOCIETY TEXAS In Celerie Kemble's latest book, ISLAND WHIMSY: DESIGNING A PARADISE BY THE SEA, she draws the reader in, inviting them into a laid back, beautiful treat. --SPLENDID SASS