PHILADELPHIA FINDS…

Visiting Philadelphia last weekend was filled with pleasant surprises, from fabulous architecture, intriguing design and chance meetings with world renowned artists. As a first time visitor to the City of Brotherly Love, I was thrilled to find that Philadelphia is hoarding a whole bunch of fantastic art and design. In restaurants and cafes, parks and museums, even hidden in alleys. Check out my faves from the weekend….. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts takes up an entire block in Center City, seamlessly meshing vaulted glass, mahogany, concrete and rooftop gardens for a breath-taking architectural creation. The Verizon Hall is contained within the contemporary glass structure, contr

ANTLERS EVERYWHERE ….

I have to confess, I was totally obsessed with antlers this year at the Spring Market, and to fuel the obsession they were everywhere. So much so, that I started obsessing about where all of these antlers were coming from. I had to know more. Happily I discovered that Deer antlers are among the fastest growing tissues known to man, and that they naturally shed them once a year – Phew! Horns, on the other hand, are permanent fixtures. Now that we know that, I can share the organic, glamorous and intriguing antler and faux finds from High Point this year. Our design team loved the organic, yet modern artistry on display at High Point market this year, with many of our favorite vendors. There a

GRAY AND GREEN… COLORS WE LOVE!

Gray and greens were a pleasant surprise at High Point Spring Market this year. Gray has been a go-to favorite for some time now, but we loved seeing this fresh take on gray with deep charcoal upholstery accented with bright hues of green. We toured the redesigned Bernhardt Furniture showroom and loved the bright pops of green we saw accenting this gray high-backed banquette sofa. The vivid and colorful green shown here balances the cool gray for a palette that is both balanced and uplifting. This tufted upholstered headboard in charcoal was anything but drab when paired with vibrant green bedding and pillows. With stainless contemporary end tables as nightstands and a bright leather bench,