Tag Archives: Carl Lana

Marketplace News: Michael Dawkins Home

A Dramatic New Showroom in New York's Fine Arts Building

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Accomplished interiors, furnishings and jewelry designer Michael Dawkins opened Michael Dawkins Home in New York City last week…

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Marketplace News: Brunschwig & Fils

A sneak peak at the redecorated New York Showroom

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The much awaited completion of Brunschwig & FilsNew York showroom has finally arrived. Upon walking into the refreshed showroom last week, I was pleasantly surprised by the youthful and glistening impression it’s putting forth.

The signature Brunschwig plaid, rendered in the entrance’s marble floor is a real sensation.  Wouldn’t you agree?  And the rest of the showroom is equally breathtaking…..

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Marketplace News: Mondo Collection

A Stylish New Option in Sleep Sofas

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It’s always a challenge to find a handsome sleep sofa that will stand up to the rest of your custom upholstery.

Yesterday I found a great solution to this conundrum while CJ and I were making the rounds of a few of our favorite showrooms in the Flatiron district of Manhattan…..

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West Palm Beach Antiquing: Part 1

Where the Savvy Designer Still Shops

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As the Palm Beach season is revving up, designers who are working feverishly to complete projects in time for the official kick-off can still take advantage of the many varied and quirky shops which make up the West Palm Beach Antique Row association, along with a number of non-participating dealers who are located in the district.  All are worth checking out.

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New York City Art Gallery Openings

Fall & Winter 2013

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Munch Gallery Opening    Photo Courtesy of Jon Nalley

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As the season heats up in anticipation of the spectacle that Miami Art Basel offers, I thought it would be the appropriate time to share a few of my personal picks of the best new shows at some of my favorite New York City galleries.

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Menla Mountain Retreat

where good design serves a greater good

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Some days life holds great surprises.  This past weekend I was graciously invited to visit and partake in the activities and experience first hand a very special retreat nestled high in the Catskill Mountains.

The Menla Mountain Retreat and Conference Center is an oasis of tranquility amidst vast natural forest preserves.  Situated in the valley of the Panther Mountain, the site was once held as a sacred place by the local Native American inhabitants of the region.  This valley was not inhabited by these people but used for ceremonial purposes…..

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The Inspired Home: Interiors Of Deep Beauty

Karen Lehrman Bloch explores the soulful side of interior decoration

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Every once in a while the fruits of an author’s labor brings forth a uniquely substantive and fresh approach to how we view and, therefore, interpret interior design.  Karen Lehrman Bloch, Editorial Director of Grafia Books, has achieved this in her newly released book ‘The Inspired Home‘.

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At The Newsstand: September 2013

5 interiors, 5 products, 15 resources

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With the summer season officially over, September always reminds me of ‘back-to-school’ (even if I haven’t seen the inside of a classroom in decades.)

So true to form for my first September assignment, I have taken to the magazine stalls to find five tantalizing interiors with a home furnishing product for consideration from each – and as always I’m sharing three resources for each item with you.  This was a challenge, as there were so many beautiful homes featured in the current magazines.  Sometimes my job isn’t easy, but I have found my five to offer you here in this month’s resource feature.

As I continue to write these posts I am finding certain trends, but that may be for another story.

In the meantime, let’s get started.

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