Antiques are on the Red Carpet!

Set design acts as a lead character in these movies. It is what makes everything believable. Films can transport you to another time and place, and the furniture and decorative accessories that they choose to decorate with are what lend credibility. Often, antiques play a huge role. There were a few movies this year that plunge us into another time, and the Academy has shown its approval. Both Roma and The Favourite take us to very different places: Mexico City in the 1970s and England in the early 1700s. Alfonso Cuarón, the director of Roma, didn’t just want to create a 70s home....   read full post »

posted on 2/18/2019

   

Picasso's Time in Paris

Paris has had an undeniable effect on Picasso. Although born in Málaga, Spain, Picasso made his first trip to Paris at the age of 19 and thus began his longest-lasting love affair with the City of Light!...   read full post »

posted on 1/23/2019

   

Bring Paris Home for the Holidays

The Lights. The Snow. The Cheer. It’s inevitable that a holiday season spent in the city of love is unrivaled. If you find yourself missing home, or are just a Francophile like us, read this blog for a few quick tips to bring the spirit of Paris to your home for the holidays....   read full post »

posted on 12/14/2018

   

Don't Kick The Bucket! A Champagne Toast by Jodie Rogge

“The immortal rich, like the Disney of tabloid legend, can be stored for future resurrection in the ultimate ice bucket, a grandiose and pharaonic but weirdly practical container, the last status symbol of the space-age self-made man.”...   read full post »

posted on 11/14/2018

   

Artists That Inspire

From some of the great late 18th century cabinet makers to influential, groundbreaking 21st century interior designers, we have been inspired by leaders whose designs and styles we consider to be timeless. And while it’s impossible to choose our favorite, we have decided to highlight some of o...   read full post »

posted on 10/22/2018

   

Lyon: The (Other) City of Lights

Hop on a train heading south of Paris and you will find yourself in the wonderful city of Lyon. Lyon is the third largest city in France and is packed with history, food and culture that sets it apart from the rest of France. Not only is the city a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but it is a city where ...   read full post »

posted on 9/17/2018

   

The Quintessential Provençal Village

Reminiscing about the last time we visited our wonderful friend, Lise, who lives just outside the village of Gordes where she enjoys life in the Luberon Valley and grows olives and cherries. What outstanding olive oil she makes! Gordes, located in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-C&ocir...   read full post »

posted on 8/27/2018

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