Antiquing in France in the Springtime!

With the shortest travel time ever to Marseille (via British Airways new non-stop flight from Austin to London), we were happy to return to Pierre's hometown and see his mom. After a brief visit, our treasure hunting began...and we found this wonderful French Carpenter's Etabli in Provence. Following our shopping at the International Antique Fair in Avignon, we headed to Montpellier after a stop for lunch by the sea in Palavas. As you can see, Pierre is still working during our lunch!...   read full post »

posted on 3/26/2018


2018 Design Trends: Gallery Wall

The minds at Elle Decor have prognosticated that wall art, in particular gallery walls, will be a strong trend in the coming year. They can be tough to tackle, so we thought we’d throw in our two cents worth. How much is too much? What suits my style? Well, do you like an orderly look, or do y...   read full post »

posted on 3/3/2018


What We Love About French Antiques

There are many reasons to love antiques, really. So it may be difficult to distill our primary reasons here. But we'll give it a shot!...   read full post »

posted on 2/12/2018


Pairing with Pantone's Purple

It’s time to start thinking ahead into 2018, and the trend forecasts are in! First up is Pantone’s color choice for this year, Ultra Violet. This blue-based purple is calming and enchanting at once, and may be a bit intimidating to incorporate into home design. We’ve curated ideas ...   read full post »

posted on 1/28/2018


Sue et Mare: The Dynamic Deco Duo

Born in 1875 and 1887 respectively, Louie Süe and André Mare started their careers as painters before breaking into the world of design. They were some of the most prominent influencers of the Art Deco movement, having developed their distinctive Deco style well prior to the beginning of...   read full post »

posted on 1/22/2018


Négrel Antiques' Top Instagram Posts of 2017

At Négrel Antiques, we believe that a photograph is worth a thousand words. Which is why we love sharing our images with you! Our Instagram and Facebook feeds have become a showcase to highlight our images and share with a wide audience, and we wanted you to see some of our best 2017 posts be...   read full post »

posted on 1/16/2018


Modern Art: MoMA's Adventures in Paris

If you've never heard of MoMA, don't worry we won't judge you. Especially if you are not a modern art fan. But the Museum of Modern Art in New York far surpasses many others in its collection, its vision of how art should be consumed by the public, and how the architecture of a museum can influence ...   read full post »

posted on 11/28/2017

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