Mar Jennings is known for creating a Casual Luxury lifestyle made simple and sMARt—and making it quickly understood and easy-to-apply with his trademark sMARt tips and techniques. Mar’s inventive and original blueprint for design infuses Mother Nature’s colors and textures throughout the home and garden. As one of the top lifestyle experts, Mar has been featured on HGTV, the Today Show, QVC, and in the New York Times. He is the author of the best-selling “Life On Mar’s: A Four Season Garden,” a nationally acclaimed gardening book, and his newest design book “Life on Mar’s: Creating Casual Luxury,” both sold worldwide.
Mar Jennings is a master at creating home and garden design style that is desirable and achievable while instantly connecting with his audience. Jennings’ signature style is called Casual Luxury, and his second book details, for the first time, how it can be broken down into six design principles that anyone can apply.
Jennings invites us all inside his Westport, Connecticut, home to illustrate how he applies his six Casual Luxury design principles to create his signature—and envied—style. “These principles really are the cure for all design dilemmas,” he promises. Years of happy clients, testimonials, phone research—and over a year of social media outreach—has convinced him he can help anyone with any space. In fact, he even reveals his coveted room makeover worksheet for readers to follow along in their own homes.
This deluxe oversized coffee table book is filled with photographic essays—beautifully shot by renowned photographer Stacy Bass—highlighting his philosophy, plus practical applications and resourcefulness applicable for any home or space. Like an entire season of a great design show, “Life on Mar’s: Creating Casual Luxury” allows readers access to an encyclopedia of great ideas to apply in their home. This lifestyle expert does it with simplicity and style, balancing natural solutions with everyday elegance.
Jennings has appeared on the HGTV’s series “White Room Challenge” and was recently selected to return to the network for “Flea Market Flip.” He is an on-going contributor to ABC’s WTNH. Jennings is also a correspondent and home and garden expert for the Better show, a nationally syndicated lifestyle program. He has served double-duty as host and producer of the Emmy-nominated lifestyle show “Northeast Living” on FoxCT/CT1 but you might also know him as host of “Dream Room Makeover,” “Dream Wedding” and ‘Backyard Makeover.” He has hosted and produced the annual Holiday Wishes series. In 2010 he joined the world of QVC as a garden Expert, exclusively for Cottage Farms Nursery. Over the years he has made multiple appearances on the “Today Show,” “Food Network,” ABC, CBS, CNN NBC CT. Jennings and his home and garden designs and tips have been profiled and featured in Better Homes & Garden’s “Decorating Magazine,” “Home Magazine,” “Quick & Simple Magazine,” “Small Gardens Magazine,” “New York Times,’ and “Huffington Post,” among other national and local publications for both television and print.
Media and consumers alike rave about his award-winning website, marjennings.com as one of the best resources for home and garden tips. In addition to the above, Jennings is currently in pre-production on several new television programs and a second season of his own, “Life on Mars: The Home Makeover Show”.