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Discoveries March 2104

| March 1, 2014
Discoveries March 2104

CRATE & BARREL WALL ART Rough blocks of acacia wood scraps join up in a slightly off-kilter grid to play up their unique grain and intriguing imperfections. Geometric yet irregular, this playful composition lines up squarely modern with a hint of retro.Hangs vertically or horizontally. crateandbarrel.com _________________________________________________________________________________ WILLIAMS-SONOMA DINING TABLE The table’s dramatic stepped pedestal, […]

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Discoveries February 2014

| February 1, 2014
Discoveries February 2014

“THE LONGHORN” BY DOLAN GEIMAN Dolan Geiman is a nationally recognized mixed media artist creating original paintings, collages, constructions, and limited-edition reproductions. Produced from salvaged wood, found objects, and other recycled materials, Geiman’s eco-friendly artwork emerges from a folk art tradition infused with a contemporary, urban style. dolangeiman.com   AMBELLA “GISSELLE” CONSOLE Timeless in style and […]

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Discoveries January 2014

| January 1, 2014
Discoveries January 2014

ROBERT KUO SHAN TABLE LAMP Rich in history, new in execution: skilled artisans trained in the craft of carving Chinese black marble, Qing Shi to create the Shan Table Lamps by hand.  Stone carvers use centuries-old techniques to create intricate geographic patterns, which are meant to represent the mountains. Calling upon ancient Chinese history, Shan, […]

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Discoveries December 2013

| December 1, 2013
Discoveries December 2013

HEADPHONES BY HAMMACHER SCHLEMMER These wireless TV headphones earned The Best rating from the Hammacher Schlemmer Institute because they had unmatched sound quality and superior range. Panelists lauded The Best TV Headphones for having “the best overall sound,” “great right/left ear separation,” and transmitting “very lifelike voices.” Panelists were critical of lesser models that produced […]

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Discoveries November 2013

| November 1, 2013
Discoveries November 2013

TURQUOISE DRAPE CHANDELIER “Wow” is the only way to describe this show-stopping chandelier from the Marjorie Skouras Collection. Handcrafted of wrought iron and turquoise and jade finished glass. 22″Dia. x 33″T with 6’L chain. Imported. neimanmarcus.com BILL SOFIELD CONSOLE DU CAP Mindfully designed as a low media cabinet, the Console du Cap echoes the baton […]

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Discoveries October 2013

| October 1, 2013
Discoveries October 2013

Baliage Bookcase from Ambella Home The Ambella artisan team has brought clean, simple design lines together with hand-styled finishes to create fresh new designs that can blend seamlessly into virtually any room style. This dramatic bookcase design features geometric mullion designs on its four front glass door windows, as well as the sides, and is […]

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Discoveries September 2013

| September 1, 2013
Discoveries September 2013

PAISLEY EMBROIDERED PILLOW Modern with a vintage vibe, this powerful Paisley Embroidered Pillow from the Trina Turk home collection is chic and whimsical. Add an accent of color and style to your favorite room. Measures 14″x26.” Down-filled with embroidered face and removable insert. trinaturk.com _________________________________________________________________________________ ETERNITY CHANDELIER BY KOKET The elegant silhouette of this chandelier […]

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Discoveries August 2013

| August 1, 2013
Discoveries August 2013

KOI DINING TABLE BY BRABBU KOI carp is a recurring symbol of Japanese culture, highly appreciated for its decorative purposes, not only in water gardens but also in Irezumi practice or, most commonly, in tattoos. Its natural color mutations reveal their capacity to adapt, just like the set of KOI tables with table tops in […]

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Discoveries July 2013

| July 1, 2013
Discoveries July 2013

STARS AND STRIPES OTTOMAN “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore…” You can rest comfortably on your Stars and Stripes Ottoman — but no feet — that would be in violation of the United States Flag Code! In fact, the folks at […]

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Discoveries June 2013

| June 1, 2013
Discoveries June 2013

Chicken Coop at Arhaus Fresh eggs anyone? The Chicken Coop available at Arhaus Furniture is rustic and charming, yet extremely practical for the city or suburban farmer’s quest for fresh eggs. A new item for the retailer’s 2013 outdoor furnishings line-up, the Chicken Coop is like all other designs sold in-store and online—handmade and exclusive. […]

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Discoveries May 2013

| May 1, 2013
Discoveries May 2013

This protective mother cow and her calf statue was found in Gujarat, India. Nandi, the divine bull, is the Hindu mythological embodiment of strength and prosperity. This statue was hand-carved in the mid-20th century and most likely kept in a home altar. Once hand-painted in vibrant colors, it has weathered a little over time. You […]

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Discoveries April 2013

| April 1, 2013
Discoveries April 2013

Jessica Charles Mid-Century “Mod” Seating Characterized by organic, flowing shapes and minimalist silhouettes, Jessica Charles, creator of fashion-conscious seating, channels mid-century “mod” in their latest collection. Each piece finds inspiration from the Modernism period, a time when post-war recovery and innovations in space travel and technology birthed ideas of ‘form vs function’ and fostered a ‘where […]

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Discoveries March 2013

| March 1, 2013
Discoveries March 2013

Lanciano Wall Medallion Two-panel wall medallion made of hand-pieced wood chips, takes wall art in a new direction. The art offers a unique alternative to more traditional pieces and styles. Each panel is 24”W x3”D x 52” T. neimanmarcus.com _________________________________________________________________________________ Jonathan Adler  ‘Caesar/Cornelia’ Vase A glazed stoneware vase that reverses from a female visage to […]

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Discoveries February 2013

| February 1, 2013
Discoveries February 2013

BERNARD CHESS PIECES The set of five oversized chess pieces are handcrafted of a sheesham wood in a natural finish. The set makes a perfect “scholarly” accent to a den, office or library. Pieces range in size from 4“ Dia x 8” T to 5” Dia x 13” T. neimanmarcus.com _________________________________________________________________________________ MADEMOISELLE ARMOIRE “In a […]

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Discoveries January 2013

| January 1, 2013
Discoveries January 2013

YUME CHAIRS COLLECTION FOR PERROUIN Perrouin is a family-run manufacturer of chairs that has been operating since 1875 in the Brittany town of Le Rheu. Five successive generations have been producing 50,000 stylish chairs annually, including the Yume (to dream in Japanese). jeanmarcgady.com _________________________________________________________________________________ SHUTTER DOUBLE ARMOIRE Angled louvers, an architectural detail first used in […]

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Discoveries December 2012

| December 1, 2012
Discoveries December 2012

Rope Planetarium Chandelier The gyroscope created by 19th-century experimental physicist Léon Foucault inspired this openwork globe, updated with an accent of jute rope around the double-gimble iron frame fitted with candlestick-style sockets (bobeches, originally intended to catch melted wax). Comes with a 6′ adjustable chain. restorationhardware.com _________________________________________________________________________________ Tequila Clase Azul Reposado Clase Azul is an […]

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Discoveries November 2012

| November 1, 2012
Discoveries November 2012

The IPhone And IPad Gramophone In the late 1800s, Thomas Edison introduced the phonograph, and just like that, life had a soundtrack. Restoration Hardware borrowed the iconic speaker horn from those early machines to amplify sound with the power of pure physics. Simply set your iPhone or iPad in the solid walnut dock and the […]

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Discoveries October 2012

| October 1, 2012
Discoveries October 2012

  The Louis in Extremis Skull Pillow Combining high fashion and interior design, Texas-based designer Kyle Bunting has recently released an Alexander McQueen tribute pillow. Collaborating with designer Geoffrey Bradfield, the Louis in Extremis pillow is made entirely out of cowhair on hide and features a skull inspired by the late McQueen‘s line.  kylebunting.com _________________________________________________________________________________ […]

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Discoveries September 2012

| September 1, 2012
Discoveries September 2012

Family Rug Multi colors and graphic design rule the rug! Cortney and Bob Novogratz have designed a line of home goods for CB2, including a fun, trendy rug designed to put “family” in the family room. Enjoy! thenovogratz.com _________________________________________________________________________________ Braman Winery In Richmond A real treat awaits in the Tasting Room at the Braman Winery […]

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Discoveries August 2012

| August 1, 2012
Discoveries August 2012

Harry By Eric Jourdan Armchair Eric Jourdan named this model in tribute to England “where the most flamboyant of modernity and tradition meet bowler hat and dreadlocks.” Depending on the choice of fabrics which cover it or the type of base one selects for it, this piece can appear very contemporary or very classic. Even […]

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Discoveries uly 2012

| July 1, 2012
Discoveries uly 2012

Ragtime From Massoud Massoud Creative Director Ronna Griest chose Ragtime Leather, a hand-distressed leather from the garment world, for its authentically aged look and supple feel.  Inspired by handbag leathers, this material ages extremely well, becoming even softer over time.   Forming a patchwork cushion, recycled denim jeans add a richly textured, decidedly American touch of […]

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