One special place that we like to visit is the Walking Dunes, in Napeague, Montauk, NY. They are named this not because you are allowed to walk on them, but because the wind and natural elements change the configuration of the dunes constantly.
Spiro Lyon Glass was founded by Jacqueline Spiro and Lee Lyon, glass artists who have been working with hot glass since 1989. Many of the unique glass pieces they produce are large, thick cast glass panels for use as interior and exterior decorative and architectural elements.
This sister design team, offers furniture designs that are a marriage of new and old, urban and rural. Every piece of furniture begins with a unique element, which is hand crafted into its new life. Antique grill-work created for the function of yesterday: crafted into an end table of today…
Paul Stover is one of the local Colorado artists. He has an amazing studio deep in the mountains in Glenwood Springs and creates custom furniture pieces in ‘old world’ wood working techniques…
Just got back from the Fall Market in High Point, N.C. 2012 and what a great trip…So many new products and so much to see! Here is the long anticipated Trends Report for 2013 with photos. Now you can make your decorating plans for the New Year!
High Line Park & Walkway…is like an Oasis in Manhattan!
July 4th is considered the start of summer, but you don’t need the holiday to enjoy this custom upholstered bed and bedding in red, white & blue! The headboard fabric is in a vibrant red with small white stars. The reversible duvet has thick stripes on one side, and a blue knit weave on the other. Perfect for the tween-to-teen youth.
Storm King Art Center boasts rolling hills filled with unbelievable steel and abstract art sculptures. I chaperoned on a school class trip and was inspired and felt so at peace. The kids were amazed with the scale and beauty of these art forms set into the beautiful upstate NY landscape.
Spectacular colors were seen in a vast array of unusual orchids at this special event held in the Spring. Mother Nature has certainly given us a beautiful palette to work with for our gardens & our homes!
The interest in travel to the Middle East that had earlier spawned a vast travel literature in Europe caught on in America as well. At international expositions, governments of the Near East erected pavilions in which objects and parts of buildings were shown and afterwards sold to American. The Metropolitans collection has continued to grow….
Artist Eric David Laxman sculpts substantial and elegant pieces. His chosen materials are metal and stone. He takes those raw composites and energetically transforms them into something at once very real and highly conceptual.
Sotheby’s was founded in London on March 11, 1744, when Samuel Baker auctioned “several hundred scarce and valuable books” from the library of Sir John Stanley for a few hundred pounds. Since then, Sotheby’s has distinguished itself as a leader in the auction world…