A graduate of Yale and the Graduate School of Journalism at Berkeley, Chase Reynolds Ewald is the author of nine books on architecture, interior design, traditional craftsmanship and cooking.
Rustic Modern; American Rustic; New Western Cuisine; The New Western Home; Cowboy Chic: Western Style Comes Home (republished in 2007 as Cowboy Style); Arts and Crafts Style and Spirit: Craftspeople of the Revival; and Sweet Treats from the Wild West, were published by Gibbs Smith, Publisher. Her two photo-documentary books on traditional craftsmanship, Old Masters of the West and Old Masters of New England, were published by Country Roads Press.
Chase authored two Western Design Conference Sourcebooks: Ten Years of Excellence; The Western Design Conference Sourcebook 2002 and Passport to Design; The Western Design Conference Sourcebook 2001. She also edited the business memoir Heads, by executive recruiting pioneer Russell S. Reynolds, Jr., (McGraw Hill, 2012).
An active freelancer, Chase has written and photographed for many publications including Outside, Sierra, Sunset, Southwest Art, Western Horseman, Living West, Big Sky Journal, Fly Rod & Reel, Edible Marin and Wine Country, and the Social Register Observer. She has worked as a photographer for The Singapore Monitor and as Copy Editor for Down East Magazine. She was a longtime Staff Writer for Cowboys & Indians Magazine and penned the ‘Best of the West’ column on traditional craftsmanship for American Cowboy Magazine from 2002-2004. She was a regular contributor to Western Interiors & Design Magazine during its lifetime. Chase is an active contributor to Mountain Living, Cowgirl and Marin magazines and a Senior Editor of Western Art & Architecture Magazine.
Her upcoming book, Rustic Modern, a collaboration with photographer Audrey Hall, will be released in August 2017. Their most recent project, American Rustic, was named one of the Best Home Design Books of 2015 by Architectural Digest.