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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...