Month: September 2011

Frances WHO
Frances Elkins Frances Adler Elkins (1888-1953) was a legendary decorator of the early 20th century. Her eclectic integration of various periods and styles, from French country to chinoiserie to art deco featuring avant-garde furnishings, created timeless interiors that were modern and fresh, but still retained a classic traditional style. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Frances Elkins was the younger sister of renowned Chicago architect David Adler (1882-1949). When Adler was .