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DIFFA Dining by Design 2013 at the AD Home Show

I’m sure many of you know that since 1984 DIFFA has been one of the nation’s largest supporters of people with HIV/AIDS. And Dining by Design, now in its 16th year is not only one of the industry’s most anticipated events, but has raised over 16 million dollars for the cause.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk and Alex Papachristidis

To quote my video partner in crime, Susanna Salk, Alex Papachristidis is just yummy. And it’s so true! His enthusiasm and love for his craft is incredibly infectious and makes you envy his lucky clients who are the beneficiaries of his passionate dedication.…
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Timothy Corrigan on Antiques and Interiors Part 2

Today we continue our conversation with Timothy Corrigan on antiques and interiors. I am a fan of his great use of decorative antique pieces. They bring such a nuanced layering to his spaces and I wondered whether he shops for specific spaces or just buys what he loves, keeping a collection to cull from for future projects.…
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Timothy Corrigan | Designing and Living with Antiques

Timothy Corrigan’s tag line “A World of Comfortable Elegance” tidily sums up his distinctive design ethos. Known for his fusion of European elegance with California comfort, he is a master at incorporating elements from all eras. A consistent fixture on the AD100 list, with luxury projects around the world, Corrigan is known for his extensive use and knowledge of antiques, hence the perfect person to consult for a primer on acquiring and living with antiques.…
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Stylish Shopping Dividend | Bunny Williams Home at John Rosselli

Just as Alexa Hampton described the John Rosselli showroom as an embarrassment of riches in Susanna Salk’s and my stylish shopping episode with her, so was our video with the dynamic designer. John RosselliI was reminded of when I was college touring with my eldest and some of the top tier schools explained they could fill their freshman class three times over with equally qualified applicants.…
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Rachel Laxer Paris Design Finds | Avant-Scène

All of Rachel Laxer’s interiors are marked by a sophisticated and often unexpected edge, due in great part to her inclusion of both fine and functional art. While many these days are comfortable with collecting fine art, the category of functional art is one that seems to be only now fully coming into its own.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk & Alexa Hampton

In the world of design, Alexa Hampton needs no introduction. Armed with all the right credentials, including an honorary doctorate, Alexa (or should we say Dr. Hampton) has built her own successful career since assuming the role of president of her father’s eponymous firm in 1998.…
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Midipy and More from Maison et Objet

Among the thousands of exhibitors at Maison, I was delighted to discover Midipy, a French brand looking to revive the heritage of the century old wool mills and weavers’ workshops of the Pyrenean mountain valleys. With skills handed down by generations, they have translated these traditional and authentic goods into a stylish line of beautiful blankets, rugs and leather products.…
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Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk & Thom Filicia

I am excited to announce the debut of a new video series, Stylish Shopping with Susanna Salk. Each segment will take you behind the scenes to share the experience of shopping with a designated design expert. You’ll learn what captures their attention and why, as we explore exciting design resources.…
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Modern Romance with Miles Redd for Danielle Rollins

The March/April issue of  Veranda is all about Modern Romance and that’s exactly what contributing editor Danielle Rollins was looking for when she hired Miles Redd to decorate her expansive 1920s Philip Shutze house in Atlanta. Danielle RollinsWho better to create a sumptuous manse perfect for stylish entertaining and gracious living than the man whose signature look is a Fred Astaire Top Hat fantasy come to life in his vintage David Adler mirrored bathroom.…
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