Walking the Market

Showcasing The Designer

With the arrival of spring and summer, a number of organizations put together a Decorator Showhouse to raise funds.  This is the perfect opportunity...

Sotheby’s – Bag Faces – Pillows

Among  the  c. 200 lots from the Collections of Bergi Andonian and Joseph W. Fell  auctioned May 19th -- were a number of bag...
Detail of block printed Dossal by John Robshaw

Block Printed Dossal by John Robshaw Church of the Heavenly Rest, NYC

Block Printed Dossal by John Robshaw as hung behind the altar at the Church of the Heavenly Rest NYC. John Robshaw learned block printing, and...
1820 Chinese Wallpaper Philip Colleck Ltd

1820 gouache chinese wallpaper AADA show, Philip Colleck, Ltd

1820 bird and twig fragment wallpaper executed in gouache, shown at the American Antique Dealers Association Spring show in NYC. Philip Coleck Ltd also has...

Shipping Costs for Rugs

Since shipping costs can be a problem for designers, I have been making inquiries to discover how some companies ship their rugs. Peerless Imported Rugs...

M Topalian 19th c Heriz

Most people expect a heriz to have a bold geometric patter, but this 19th century Heriz has an all over pattern of linked palmettes...

Thomasville Furniture and Branded Line of Rugs

A legend in classic home furnishings since the early 1900's, Thomasville Furniture, was among the first manufacturers to use the 'gallery' concept. The ‘gallery’...

Interior Designer Concerns When Shopping

As I have been speaking with several interior designers lately, I am becoming more and more aware of some of their immediate concerns. Previously...

Navajo Rug at Sotheby’s NYC

Shown is a Navajo Rug that was sold at Sotheby's spring Native American auction. The size is 61 by 60 inches. The picture was...

Walking the Market With a Designer

High Point was a new experience for me this year.  I "walked the market" yesterday  with a well respected designer, Shari Hayes of Shari...

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