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It's that time of year to keep an eye out for the perfect gift for everyone you hold dear (maybe even including yourself!). There is nothing more timeless or unique than an antique or vintage work of art-- whether it's a sculpture, a painting, or a handblown...

Symbolizing a time of great change worldwide, Art Deco is often synonymous with bold, geometric architecture and luxurious, extravagant graphics. Spanning from the beginning of World War I to the beginning of World War II, the style affected design, both commercial and independent, on a...

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”  -Marcel Proust As we reveal our newly arrived collection of European luxury furnishings and fine art, we also embrace the jubilance of our community from Austin, Texas...

Goodbye Pierre Bergé The names Pierre Bergé and Yves Saint Laurent have been, for the most part, synonymous throughout the past half-century. They were responsible for establishing a fashion house that has become nothing short of legendary. Even before their felicitous meeting, as a young man...

Antoni Gaudí's limitless creativity and unique style cannot be compared or matched. In Part II of our focus on his work after Jean-Noël's trip to Barcelona, we look at the acclaimed Sagrada Familia and symbolic Parc Güell. Sagrada Familia is Gaudí's most well-known project-- in part for...

For a decade, we have seen the resurgence of Lucite in fashion and interiors. Developed in the 1920's and trademarked by DuPont in 1936, Lucite was readily used in aircraft and submarines during WWII due to its light weight and shatter-resistant properties. Simultaneously, Hollywood's Golden Era,...

Antoni Gaudí is one of the most unique, approachable, and extraordinary architectural influencers of the late 19th century and early 20th century. He participated in the Catalan Modernista movement, but eventually transcended any defined style by creating one of his own—one of organic shapes, nature-inspired...

With Thanksgiving and the entertaining season just around the corner, it is time to fill your home with pieces that bring warmth and ambience to the space. As the focal point to a room, the fireplace lights up as the weather outside grows cold. From...

Alberto and Diego Giacometti: brothers in life and in art. They are both recognized for their unique sense of form and scale, and yielding a variety of work that is not easily categorized into one particular artistic movement. Alberto, a famous and self-confident Swiss sculptor, created...

Possibly the most recognizable and iconic style of furniture, the Chesterfield sofa has a long, mysterious history. Tailored and sophisticated, this celebrated design has adapted through the centuries of interior trends and has now become a must-have for any home. The Chesterfield is a tufted...