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  • David Netto, On Design

    David Netto, On Design

    David Netto doesn’t have a signature style. “I come at every project with respect for the architecture,” he says “I
  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – P is for…

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – P is for…

    Parcel gilt Parcel gilt is a term used to describe silverware or furniture, parts of which are gilded, such as
  • A Conversation with Designer Brian McCarthy

    A Conversation with Designer Brian McCarthy

    A Room is Like a Cocktail Party, and all the Pieces Merely Guests 2020 has made designer Brian McCarthy grateful.
  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – O is for …

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – O is for …

    Object de vertu Objets de vertu (roughly translated as “precious objects”) are tiny decorative pieces noted for their fineness of
  • Antonio Martins, Looking Forward

    Antonio Martins, Looking Forward

    Having lived in ten cities on four continents, Antonio Martins’ design aesthetic is shaped by a unique world view influenced
  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – N is for …

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – N is for …

    Nacre Nacre, also known as mother-of-pearl, is the basic substance secreted by oysters and mollusks to form the inside of
  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – M is for …

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – M is for …

    Majolica In different periods of time and in different countries the word majolica has been used for two distinct types
  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – L is for …

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – L is for …

    Lacca Contrafatta Lacca Contrafatta (also termed Lacca Povera) was developed to imitate the appearance of costly, scarce, and fashionable high
  • At Home with Designer Ellie Cullman

    At Home with Designer Ellie Cullman

    Ellie Cullman has made her mark in the design industry for over three decades, having co-founded her iconic firm, Cullman
  • The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – K is for …

    The Alphabet of Art & Antiques – K is for …

    Kalaga A Kalaga is a heavily embroidered appliqué tapestry made of silk, flannel, felt, wool and lace against a background
  • 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