Works by Susan F. Greaves, Isaac Tarkay, Joan Miro will be part of a huge Aug ...
Star lots include a drop-leaf dining table, an armoire and two end tables with wooden grill design, a recamier (fainting couch), a colorfully painted three-chair back wood sofa, a wine table with a drawer, white-washed tier tables, a large half-moon ...
July 19, 2015
8 Refreshing Frozen Cocktails Perfect For A Hot Summer Day
Proudly and simply listed on the menu as the "Amazing Frozen Drink," the bar's singular frozen beverage changes periodically depending on the whims and inspiration behind the bar, and always clocks in at $13. Take for example the "Banana Hammock"—no ...
Eugene's Maude Kerns Art Center celebrates a vine romance with Art and the ...
More than 80 artists from eight states will show handcrafted creations — paintings, watercolors, furniture, ceramics, jewelry, blown glass, purses, hats, photos, book art, sculptures, silk scarves and more — this weekend at the Maude Kerns Art Center ...
July 2, 2015
Kovels: Cigar-label panel unusual example of recycling
Someone in the family was a heavy smoker. This panel is made of nearly 100 19th-century silk cigar bands. The seamstress may have started to make a quilt, but settled for this 23-inch square panel. It sold in March 2015 for $1,200 at a Brunk auction in ...
July 2, 2015
MAD Announces Fall 2015 and Early 2016 Exhibition Program
This complex relationship between patronage, power, and privilege is referenced in their Robber Baron series (2007) of highly polished and patinated cast-bronze furnishings comprised of a cabinet, mantel clock, table, standing lamp, and jewel safe....
June 26, 2015
Being 'green' is not a new idea in antiques
About 125 everyday table items were made, including sugars and creamers, salt and pepper shakers, condiment sets, toothpick holders, mugs and pitchers. Your pitcher is one of the No. 141 line of four pitchers that were made in graduated sizes from 2 1 ...
July 6, 2015
This is because there are no longer any coherent design movements to write about, said Mendini, who edited influential Italian titles Casabella, Modo and Domus in the 1970s and 1980s. "Now there is no more Mendini spoke to at the Salone del ...
June 27, 2015
Nerd decor takes on a modern, tasteful look
A couple of years ago at C2E2, during the second edition of the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, I bought a small terra cotta pot from an older man seated at a table. He never looked ... a Venice, Calif., design firm, offers wall-size decals of ...
July 19, 2015
Latest oddball cruise: 'surprise sailing' to secret ports
Luxury line Hapag-Lloyd is betting that at least a few hundred people will. The Germany-based cruise operator just announced plans for its first "surprise cruise" to ports unknown, to kick off on May 14, 2016. The 10-night sailing will take place on the ...
May 11, 2015
Cruise ship tours: Hapag-Lloyd's Europa 2
Cruise ship tours: Hapag-Lloyd's Europa 2 German luxury line Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is targeting North Americans and other English-speaking travelers in a new way with Europa 2, its first fully bilingual ship. What's the vessel like on the inside? USA TODAY ...
May 9, 2015
Design forecast: What’s hot
Design Miami/ showcases limited-edition furniture and accessories — and a preview of design trends Lisa S. Roberts milled about the 10th edition of Design Miami/, taking in the curated collection of 20th- and 21st-century museum quality furniture ...
December 3, 2014
DIFFA dining fundraiser serves up tables that are tops
DIFFA dining fundraiser serves up tables that are tops Designer Corey Damen Jenkins of Design With Vision Elegant Interiors says his concept was "Rooftop Paradise." He chose a chevron textile with autumnal color palette for the fitted table skirt.
September 22, 2014
bellotto's table clock highlights simplicity of industrial elements
if you think about the common table clock and its function, people usually only consider the front side of this object, where the dial is located. contrasting this mindset, andrea bellotto has created ‘plumber’ for BOZU italian workshop design ...
September 26, 2014
13 in. Ceramic Table Lamp w Marble Design
UL listed. Marble look design . Made from ceramic . Burgundy linen shade. 10 in. L x 10 in. W x 13 in. H (3 lbs.)The shade creates soft and subdued lighting. An elegant addition to a bedside table, dresser or nightstand. The lamp shades add visual interest ...
December 10, 2013