Program Type:Author Event
It's entertaining season: time to get your game on!
Darien Library welcomes Ted Kennedy Watson, author of the new book, Ted Kennedy Watson's Guide to Stylish Entertaining. Ted will be in conversation with style arbiter and author, Susanna Salk.
Register for Guide to Stylish Entertaining
In the book, Ted shares the knowledge and expertise he’s amassed through years of entertaining. He shows stylishly creative ways to set a table, provides menus and recipes, and suggests music to help set the tone. From start to finish, filled with page after page of helpful, stylish tips, you’re supplied with everything needed to pull off events that are memorable for both guests and host. Whether you’re throwing a small dinner or a large party, Watson’s lists and tips will be what you find yourself going back to time and time again for inspiration.
About Ted Kennedy Watson:
Ted Kennedy Watson is the founder of the Watson Kennedy retail brand as well as the best-selling author of Style & Simplicity. His beloved daily blog about life and style, which he has written from his trusty iPhone each morning the moment he wakes up for the past ten plus years, has been read by folks in over forty countries. He has been hosting stylish gatherings with his husband for the last thirty-four years at their homes in Seattle and Vashon Island, Washington, and in Hudson Valley, New York. Check out his Seattle-based website here.
About Susanna Salk:
Susanna Salk is the author of numerous design books, many which celebrate finding tangible inspiration in design. Bestselling titles include Be Your Own Decorator, The Power of Pattern: Interiors and Inspiration, a Resource Guide and Room for Children: Stylish Spaces for Sleep and Play, which was the first book of its kind to explore design for the junior set. She’s also the author of the popular series Dogs and Their Designers and At Home in the Countryside: Designers and Their Dogs. Salk hosts the wildly popular video series, Quintessence's At Home With on YouTube where she visits the homes and gardens of top designers and style makers around the globe. Salk's most recent book, At Home with Designers and Tastemakers: Creating Beautiful and Personal Interiors, was published in March 2022.