Craqueluring the Code: What is Craquelure?

It is no secret that we are a fan of ceramic and porcelain lamps (for proof, see here and here).  One term that often comes up when discussing ceramics is the term craquelure.  So what does it mean? Craquelure is the fine pattern of cracking on the surface of materials, and in the case of … Continue reading Craqueluring the Code: What is Craquelure?

Designer Spotlight: Fawn Galli of Fawn Galli Interiors

We are delighted to feature Fawn Galli of Fawn Galli Interiors as our next Designer Spotlight.  Fawn is no stranger to antique furniture: after living in Paris surrounded by wonderful art and antiques, she worked in the European furniture department at Christie's in New York followed by experience with Robert A.M. Stern and Peter Marino.  … Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Fawn Galli of Fawn Galli Interiors

Designer Spotlight: Scott Sanders of Scott Sanders LLC

Scott Sanders is our next Designer Spotlight, and we are delighted to feature his work today.  After getting his degree at Parsons School of Design, Scott started his career at Ralph Lauren where he established the company's interior design department.  In 2000, Scott established his own firm in New York and over the past two … Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Scott Sanders of Scott Sanders LLC

Blue and White: The Perfect Colour Combination

What can we say?  We love blue and white.  And we are certainly not alone.  The classic colour combination featured prominently in the incredible decorative arts exported from China to Europe starting in the seventeenth century and was then adopted by the Dutch, who made blue and white Delftware a trend on its own. Below we have featured a selection … Continue reading Blue and White: The Perfect Colour Combination