Erin Gates is the founder and principal designer of Erin Gates Design, a Boston based interior, fashion and event styling firm and is also the author and editor of the popular design blog Elements of Style (www.elementsofstyleblog.com). Armed with a degree in studio art From Connecticut College (’01) and experience as an art gallery manager, event planner, fashion stylist and interior design assistant she broke out on her own in 2008. From large homes in the suburbs to small condos in the city and in locations nationwide, Erin works diligently to create space that blends new and old, high and low and modern and traditional styles on all budgets.
She has been featured in O the Oprah Magazine, InStyle, Ladies Home Journal, Better Homes & Gardens, Boston Magazine Home, Canadian House & Home, and the Boston Globe Magazine. She was named one of the 25 Most Stylish Bostonians of 2009 by the Boston Globe, and her blog was named one of the best design blogs of 2008 by the Washington Post and one of the six best blogs of 2010 by Fox News. She is currently writing her first design book, to be published in the fall of 2014 by Simon & Schuster. She lives in Newton, MA with her husband Andrew and two dogs Baxter and Oliver.