About Eddie ross
EDDIE ROSS has worked as a design, decorating and food editor for House Beautiful, Martha Stewart Living and Food Network. Recognized by design aficionados for his inventive, out-of-the-box approach to high-style decorating and entertaining on a budget, Eddie consistently re-imagines the aesthetic possibilities in secondhand finds, imbuing them with a chic and colorful sophistication within everyone’s reach. His sold-out tours of flea markets across the country have empowered legions of devoted followers to find the best things they can and, at the same time, to give new life to what they may already own.
A trained chef from the Culinary Institute of America, Eddie has styled parties and table settings featured in House Beautiful, Southern Living and InStyle. His design work has been published in Domino, Vanity Fair, Country Living and the New York Times. He has also appeared in Bravo’s interior design competition series Top Design and entertaining specials for HGTV.
Eddie lectures widely on the living arts, from food and flowers to decorating, gardening, and entertaining. His first book, Modern Mix: Curating Personal Style with Chic & Accessible Finds, was published by Gibbs Smith in September 2015.
You won’t want to leave this event without a signed copy of Eddie’s design book, Modern Mix: Curating Personal Style with Chic & Accessible Finds.
In this richly illustrated style guide from an unabashed hoarder of all things beautiful, design editor and entertaining expert Eddie Ross reveals his insider secrets to creating exciting interiors, table settings and parties with chic and accessible finds that celebrate who you are and what you love.
Featuring never-before-seen photographs of Eddie’s own homes—his eclectic apartment in New York and Pine Hill Farm in Connecticut—Modern Mix cracks the code to navigating thrift shops, yard sales and flea markets with confidence. Funny and insightful, Eddie is like a trusted friend on the front lines of flea markets and thrifting, telling you what to look for, where to find it and how to restore it. Then he shows you how to use color and pattern to infuse your finds with a fresh, playful spirit, combining high and low, new and old, classic and modern elements into a warm and inviting style that expresses your personality.
Each of the book’s eight chapters begins with hand-illustrated titles printed in black foil on tipped-in half-pages, revealing surprises at every turn. With more than 350 full-color photographs, time-saving tips and real-life shortcuts to decorating and entertaining beautifully on a budget, Modern Mix will open your eyes to the extraordinary possibilities within your reach and inspire you to live every day colorfully and creatively.