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2012 International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show Finale

The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show had a sensational selection of jewelry and I could certainly have written on that alone. In my rush to get through the show in our one hour window, I missed visiting many of my favorite dealers but this amazing aquamarine and pearl suite by William Ruser of Beverly Hills caught my eye at Sandra Cronan‘s booth.…
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International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show

Browsing events like the International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show isn’t just for potential buyers. Anyone interested in art and design should consider attending such shows. It hones your eye, educates you about the marketplace and helps put things in perspective across the board.…
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Art and Antiques at the Armory

I have written before about the good work that The Fund for Park Avenue does for the community. In honor of the avenue’s annual tree lighting ceremony coming on the first Sunday in December, they, with support from First Republic Bank, recently held a private reception at The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show with directors Brian and Anna Haughton that I was delighted to attend.…
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High Point Picks | Keeping Tradition Fresh at Thibaut

While Thibaut is the oldest continuously operating wallpaper company in the country, that doesn’t keep them from pushing the envelope of tradition. Ever since I got a sneak peek at their new furniture line almost a year ago, I had been wanting to see it in person.…
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High Point Picks | Drexel Heritage Delivers

Drexel Heritage wants you to tell your story at home your way. And to help, they focus on offering customization options at every level. As my sponsor at High Point, Drexel hosted me and several other bloggers for a morning at their showroom.…
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High Point Picks | Blue is Back

I just arrived back from High Point last night and in looking through some of my many photos from market, there was considerable confirmation that blue is back. While other colors are vying for attention too, blue, brass (or gold tones) and a good dose of clean white or ivory all made strong appearances, producing elegant and refined palettes.…
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High Point Picks | Drinks Tables

While perusing market for the past couple of days, one item I found I was continually attracted to was a small side or drinks table. Available in a wide variety of sizes, shapes and materials, they are a useful addition easy to move from room to room depending on the occasion.…
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Fall Market at the D&D

What a packed day at the D&D building yesterday! From 9 am to 1o at night, it was a day full of design inspiration. Kicking off the morning was an entertaining and informative keynote from ELLE DECOR Editor in Chief, Michael Boodro, who addressed the topic of Luxury Now – What Really Counts.…
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De Gournay at Home in New York

The mere mention of the name de Gournay instantly conjures up images of timeless elegance, of exquisite hand painted wall coverings that seem of a heritage centuries old. de Gournay founder Claud Cecil GurneyYet the firm was founded in 1986 by Claud Cecil Gurney, above, in the same way many companies are born – to fulfill a need.…
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Made in the U.S.A. Cachet

For those of you who are as enamored of the Wall Street Journal’s Off Duty Saturday section as I, you will no doubt be reading this morning’s piece This Outfit was Made in the U.S.A. by Martin Marks. While there is a global design viewpoint that I certainly embrace, I am always proud to write about those companies who are producing their products at home, below a sampling including, clockwise from top, Wesley Hall, Merida, Annie Selke, Diane James, Dunes and Duchess and Oomph.…
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