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32 Hostess Gifts to Bring to Your Next Summer Soirée

07/30/14

32 Hostess Gifts to Bring to Your Next Summer Soirée

Show your appreciation in style with one of these summer-perfect hostess gifts. From Michael Aram's Fig collection mesh-lid serving bowl, which keeps party food pest-free, to stackable, hand-blown uranium glass bowls, designed by Pia Wüstenberg of Utopia & Utility, which make ideal catchalls or petite snack bowls for cocktail parties, consider this roundup a checklist for your next RSVP.
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Posted at 10:49 AM

Tea for Two Hundred

07/24/14

Tea for Two Hundred

Everybody was dressed in white, but the watchword wasn't "Tennis anyone?" – it was "Tea, everyone" at the 17th annual Tea for Two Hundred reception held in the gardens of hosts Gael Hammer and Gary Goodwin in Washington Depot.
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Posted at 09:16 AM

Privet House Debuts a Pop-up Series, Kicking off with a Spotlight on Madeline Weinrib

07/22/14

Privet House Debuts a Pop-up Series, Kicking off with a Spotlight on Madeline Weinrib

Enter Privet Lives, a shop next door that will feature collaborations with notable designers, artisans and brands whose products are hard to find in the area. When the store opened up next door, Cassano and Lamberston knew that it would be the perfect locale to create a space fit for the spectacular products of Madeline Weinrib, whose work the duo has always coveted. What Cassano describes as “the world of Madeline Weinrib” debuted this past Saturday. She explains, “The small, intimate space is a riot of color and pattern that allows you to get up close and personal and engage with everything.”
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Posted at 09:16 AM

Luxury Under Foot: Amy Darrah on Edelman Leather’s Collaboration with Ruckstuhl

07/15/14

Luxury Under Foot: Amy Darrah on Edelman Leather’s Collaboration with Ruckstuhl

On the market for some beautiful custom leather? Edelman Leather is your go-to, and designers have trusted the luxury brand with all of their clients’ leather needs for decades. Looking to bring clients a wider variety of natural, quality materials to enhance their living spaces, the iconic brand met its European match in Ruckstuhl, a Swiss manufacturer with a remarkably similar history in the design industry. A chance introduction by a mutual friend brought Edelman Leather president Amy Darrah and Ruckstuhl CEO Peter Ruckstuhl together, and it was instantly clear that these brands should connect.
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Posted at 03:37 PM

Announcing the 2014 HC&G IDA FInalists

07/01/14

Announcing the 2014 HC&G IDA FInalists

HC&G's Innovation in Design Awards honors outstanding design in the categories of Architecture, Interior Design, Kitchen, Bath, Garden Design and Innovative Product Design
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Posted at 09:28 AM

Peter Fasano Discusses His Artist Process and Inspiration for His New Collection of Handmade Textiles

06/26/14

Peter Fasano Discusses His Artist Process and Inspiration for His New Collection of Handmade Textiles

It is really exciting for us when somebody comes to us with an idea that allows our thinking to go in a different direction. We have a private client that we’ve been doing a lot of work for recently. She had an idea based loosely on a Monet painting and a botanical print that would incorporate flowers and perennials in her garden. The key in cases like this is to get a client to point to a visual realization in some form that will eliminate nine of the 10 possibilities.
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32 Hostess Gifts to Bring to Your Next Summer Soirée

32 Hostess Gifts to Bring to Your Next Summer Soirée

Show your appreciation in style with one of these summer-perfect hostess gifts. From Michael Aram's Fig collection mesh-lid serving bowl, which keeps party food pest-free, to stackable, hand-blown uranium glass bowls, designed by Pia Wüstenberg of Utopia & Utility, which make ideal catchalls or petite snack bowls for cocktail parties, consider this roundup a checklist for your next RSVP.

Posted 07/30/14 to Over the Wire

Tea for Two Hundred

Tea for Two Hundred

Everybody was dressed in white, but the watchword wasn't "Tennis anyone?" – it was "Tea, everyone" at the 17th annual Tea for Two Hundred reception held in the gardens of hosts Gael Hammer and Gary Goodwin in Washington Depot.

Posted 07/24/14 to Over the Wire

Privet House Debuts a Pop-up Series, Kicking off with a Spotlight on Madeline Weinrib

Privet House Debuts a Pop-up Series, Kicking off with a Spotlight on Madeline Weinrib

Enter Privet Lives, a shop next door that will feature collaborations with notable designers, artisans and brands whose products are hard to find in the area. When the store opened up next door, Cassano and Lamberston knew that it would be the perfect locale to create a space fit for the spectacular products of Madeline Weinrib, whose work the duo has always coveted. What Cassano describes as “the world of Madeline Weinrib” debuted this past Saturday. She explains, “The small, intimate space is a riot of color and pattern that allows you to get up close and personal and engage with everything.”

Posted 07/22/14 to Over the Wire

Luxury Under Foot: Amy Darrah on Edelman Leather’s Collaboration with Ruckstuhl

Luxury Under Foot: Amy Darrah on Edelman Leather’s Collaboration with Ruckstuhl

On the market for some beautiful custom leather? Edelman Leather is your go-to, and designers have trusted the luxury brand with all of their clients’ leather needs for decades. Looking to bring clients a wider variety of natural, quality materials to enhance their living spaces, the iconic brand met its European match in Ruckstuhl, a Swiss manufacturer with a remarkably similar history in the design industry. A chance introduction by a mutual friend brought Edelman Leather president Amy Darrah and Ruckstuhl CEO Peter Ruckstuhl together, and it was instantly clear that these brands should connect.

Posted 07/15/14 to Over the Wire