Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year! Photography by Linda Merrill. Click image for larger view. I’ll be taking a mini-blog vacation until January 1st and which time I’ll be unveiling some new initiatives and refocusing on some long neglected content as well. So, here’s to a vibrant and beautiful 2008!
George Little Management, LLC (GLM), producer and manager of the ICFF, and Bernhardt Design announce a call for entries – deadline January 15, 2008. ICFF Studio invites submissions from designers working on any and all the product categories exhibited at the ICFF: furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, … Read more
The new film Atonement which comes out this week and stars Keira Knightley and James McAvoy is partially set in British countryside of 1935. The New York Times had an interesting article this week about the Shropshire Mansion “Stokesay” that was used as the setting for part of the movie. This late 1800’s foreboding Victorian … Read more
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Due to the snow/ice storm we have going on here today, the Harvard Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale is postponed until Monday, 12/17. Click here for more info.
The White House has got to be the mother of all decorated house museums. Gotta love the “Barney cam”.Images of 2006 White House Holiday Tour courtesy of the White House.
BravoTV is seeking undiscovered interior design stars for the second season of its hit competition series TOP DESIGN! They’re looking for all types of artists, interior designers – up-and-comers, established professionals and those aspiring to greatness. The winner will receive a spread in ELLE DECOR, $100,000 and lots of media coverage. For complete application information: … Read more
Works by more than fifty potters and sculptors: the most variedselection of excellent, hand-made ceramics in the Northeast Opening Reception: Dec. 13, Thursday, 3 – 8 pmDec. 14 – 16, Friday – Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm* snow date for Sunday storm: Monday, Dec. 18, 10 – 6 pm* check website & phone for … Read more
My friend Tricia at Avolli Scandinavian Antique Furnishings just sent a note that her latest finds from Sweden have arrived! Here are a few items that caught my eye. They’d make great gifts for the antique lover on your list! Crystal Snaps Glasses – Sweden, late 19th C Antique Glass Beaker – Sweden , early … Read more
Here are a few of my favorite design book suggestions for the designer in your life:
I love these images from British Homes & Gardens. Lush colors and subtle holiday decor make the perfect statement!All images courtesy of Homes & Gardens.
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Every year, the King Caesar House in Duxbury is dressed for the holidays by teams of local decorators and women’s groups for display to the public. The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society owns the King Caesar House (built by one of America’s first millionairs in the late 1700’s). I participated in the tour for several … Read more
I’ve been waiting to be able to share this news! NEW YORK – December 6, 2007 – Bravo TV, home to the most talked-about and compelling reality series on television, today announced the return of “Top Design” for a second season in 2008. The announcement was made by Frances Berwick, Executive Vice President, Programming & … Read more
My friend Eli Cedrone emailed this week to let us know about a Small Art Show at the South Street Gallery in Hingham, MA. Here are a few pieces of Eli’s work: Caprese, (after Sargent) 6 x 11, oil on panel Mother & Child, 8 x 10, oil on panel Return To Egypt, 8 x … Read more
I received this clever holiday greeting from Sherwin Williams that I thought I’d share. Click here to create your own snow globe.