DESIGNER WHO’S WHO: Jean Royere

So how did a young dilettante who spent his comfortable youth dancing at balls with the likes of the Rothschilds and Daisy Fellowes, become a darling of the design cognoscenti with his creations achieving  more than $100,000 in today's market? Jean Read more [...]

DESIGN DICTIONARY: Spool Furniture

If you search the term spool furniture on Pinterest,  you will turn up a bevy of not always attractive DIY tables, chairs and bookcases made from super-sized spools.  Such projects are not true spool furniture.  The real deal, and related terms Read more [...]

DESIGN DICTIONARY: Baroque

If there ever was an winner for the most overused phrase in design speech, it would be "go for Baroque!"  Yuck! How about a ban? The Baroque style has an aura of "I know it when I see it." but there are some defining characteristics.  Let's go Read more [...]

CURATED: Affordable Treasures from the Sale of the Property in Sotheby’s Show House

Many people have the wrong impression that you need to be a millionaire to shop at Sotheby's.  That is not true. There are many, many objects sold in the low thousands, and while that price range may likely be an investment purchase for most, often Read more [...]