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  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – J is for …

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – J is for …

    Jabot pin A jabot pin is a brooch with a bejeweled motif at either end. It is pinned in such
  • At Home with Designer Gary Hutton

    At Home with Designer Gary Hutton

    Gary Hutton’s 40-year career in design has earned him the moniker “the Dean of West Coast design”. A born and
  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – I is for …

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – I is for …

    Ice glass Ice glass refers to a decorative effect that causes the surface of the glass to resemble cracked ice,
  • A Chat with Designer Alexa Hampton

    A Chat with Designer Alexa Hampton

    Alexa Hampton’s down to earth, relaxed disposition belies her impressive resumé. As owner and president of her father, Mark Hampton’s
  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – H is for …

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – H is for …

    Hadley Chest A Hadley chest is a rectangular dowry chest, painted and elaborately carved with flat flowers (often tulips) and
  • At Home with Designer Madeline Stuart

    At Home with Designer Madeline Stuart

    Madeline Stuart’s inspiration board is filled with quotes from designers, architects and writers of the past, along with images of
  • Coast to Coast with Ken Fulk

    Coast to Coast with Ken Fulk

    Ken Fulk is not known for minimalism. One has only to visit his San Francisco Magic Factory, St. Joseph’s Art
  • Sneak peek at the 2020 San Francisco Fall Show on InCollect

    Sneak peek at the 2020 San Francisco Fall Show on InCollect

    In less than a week – on Friday morning, October 16 at 9:00 am PST/Noon EST to be exact –
  • David Phoenix at Home, and on the Move

    David Phoenix at Home, and on the Move

    David Phoenix A master at combining modern and traditional design elements and creating interiors that are thoughtful, well designed and,
  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – G is for …

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – G is for …

    Gadrooning Gadrooning was a popular edging or border design used primarily on metalwork such as silverware, silver service, jewelry and
  • A Conversation with Designer Beth Webb

    A Conversation with Designer Beth Webb

    On Virtual Designing, the Importance of Comfort, and Cooking Everyday Beth Webb Texture, tension and light are the three tenets
  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – F is for…

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – F is for…

    Faience Faience is tin-glazed earthenware made in France, Germany, Spain, and Scandinavia. It is distinguished from tin-glazed earthenware made in