Shuck Yeah! Cotuit oysters are world famous and a must for any of our summer season pre-dinner rituals. Oysters on the half shell combined with Phil’s More Perfect Diamondwith fresh wild mint from our yard make for a lovely wind down after a full day of sailing, dog walking, gardening and yard maintenance.
Design No. Five Studio was featured in Cottage Style Magazine. Featuring our coastal inspired fabrics based on hand-sketched beach wash ashores brought to life on 100% eco-friendly Belgian linen.
New Year's resolutions are tricky. Are they realistic and achievable? Is it good to try to step outside one's comfort zone and try something new, take a chance? In making business decisions does one listen to their gut, follow instincts or listen to your customers - maybe a combination of both! In the midst of so much uncertainty in the market is it best to only consider what makes the most money? Well it's always a dilemma but DN5 is committed to all of the above - BUT most of all to be creative and have fun doing it. Enjoy! Read More
Get creative and make Thanksgiving more festive than usual this year! It will lift your spirits and everyone else's as well, plus it's just fun. Highlighting our Design No. Five's hand-sketched and coastal inspired fabric hopefully will give you inspiration. Bring some of the beach home without the sand. You don't have to live on the coast to enjoy these designs. Read More
Need a little lift to your day? I understand that feeling more and more lately as the days get shorter and shorter. Given our new way of going about our business we think twice about going to the store to buy a pick-me-up bouquet. If you do have a flower garden it's slim pickings this time of year. Feeling a little discouraged I stepped up to the challenge and scoured my yard to see what I could harvest. This is what I came up with... Read More
Inspired by a coastal lifestyle, a sustainable eco-system and Mother Nature's wash ashores sums up what drives Design No. Five as a textile design company. Five tips for achieving a blend of coastal inspired linen fabrics and upcycled furnishings in combination of creativity, color and keeping it stylishly "wow". Let us know what you think... Read More
Hello there, I'm Beth founder and designer of Design No. Five's coastal inspired fabrics. I am often asked how I ended up as a textile designer. Well, the story spans three decades in the design world and time before that in the marketing and sales trenches. One benefit to age is that we finally get to do what we are truly good at doing and what we love to do. Read More
Spring is Here and Summer's on its way! Is your beach cottage ready? Hoping for some ideas for sprucing up your beach cottage and enhancing your coastal lifestyle. With the current pandemic many of us are spending more time at the shore. Liking our decor, making it comfortable and being functional for us is so important. Think about how you use each room... simple things can make a huge difference! Read More
50 Years of Earth Days! Take advantage of these eco-friendly ideas and start being more conscience of how you treat Mother Earth. Read More
Design No. Five wishes everyone all the best and we will try to do our part by sharing information and ideas for coping at home. We've shared a few home office ideas that will hopefully lend some inspiration and encouragement to make home work spaces as pleasant as possible...get creative! Read More
How does color affect us? Color in our living spaces can dramatically impact how we feel. Color can tell a story, set the mood and tells others about us. Need to explain a rooms usage, highlight a feature or even hide a flaw - color can help. Color Theory is a fascinating study. Read More
Every little bit adds up...shopping at Auction is eco-friendly! No drain on resources or waste. Plus it's fun and a great way to find that one-of-a-kind piece. The Design No. Five team reviewed five upcoming Auctions that offer unique pieces for the coastal inspired home.