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A Greenwich Dream Home

Chic in dress and poised in presence, designer Emma Jane Pilkington’s Connecticut house is no exception to her unparalleled taste. Raised in Greenwich, CT, an adolescent Pilkington told herself she would never move back to the quaint area after experiencing … Read the rest of this entry

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What We’re Loving…19th century Spanish Lantern

Accented by a crown and other intricate details, this 19th c. Spanish lantern is monumental in both size and design. This unique piece once hung at the entrance of una casa importante in Madrid. With its beautiful patina, this lantern … Read the rest of this entry

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Love Tuscan Design? Then You Will Love These Finds…

The rich gold patina of this late 17th c./early 18th c. Italian bench exudes the warmth of the sunny Tuscan countryside from where it originated.  Craftsmen pulled inspiration for their work from the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Warm yellows, bright blues … Read the rest of this entry

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Treasures From the Last Days of the Venetian Empire…

This pair of Venetian tole lanterns originally illuminated the archway of a villa on the Grand Canal in Venice, during the last century of the great Venetian Republic. The hand-tooled details of these lanterns reflect the whimsy of 18th c. … Read the rest of this entry

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How Top Interior Designers Use Reclaimed, Antique Lanterns…

What do we love most about reclaimed, antique lanterns? Their flexibility! Whether used as elaborate candle holders, electrified for a main lighting source, or converted to gas lamps- lanterns can look at home in modern spaces or the most traditional … Read the rest of this entry

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