Designing with the Elements

When we talk about "building materials," we are usually referring to what holds the roof up and the windows in place. And make no mistake, there are a wealth of beautiful choices for such structural materials: wood, brick, stone, metal… But we don't always consider using some of these same ma...   read full post »

posted on 8/28/2020


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 7/28/2020


A Few Great Vignettes

We love treating our customers to a glimpse of our collection! Over the years, our photography skills and equipment have evolved. And, we have discovered that it is oftentimes thanks to our photography that we help customers with their decisions on what pieces they want to add to their homes. Recent...   read full post »

posted on 6/28/2020


Design Trends Popping Up in 2020

When Pantone announced that the Color of the Year for 2020 would be Classic Blue, many were not surprised. Blue is the color of calm and confidence, so it's really no wonder that blue is a fine choice for an interior space. But it's not just wall color; we are seeing blue show up in furniture uphols...   read full post »

posted on 5/12/2020


Local Spotlight: Boggy Creek Farm

Preservation Magazine...   read full post »

posted on 4/28/2020


Dining Alfresco with Négrel Antiques

Studies show eating meals outdoors can boost your immune system and soothe the spirit. Being outdoors eases stress and stimulates vitamin D production, and I rarely have a meal that I don't enjoy, so it stands to reason that combining these two pleasant activities should be the perfect activity. And...   read full post »

posted on 4/10/2020


In Search of the Best Bouillabaisse in Marseille

As many of you who read our blog know, Pierre is from Marseille and so we have always had a deep connection to that ancient port city. Originally founded in 600 BC by the Greeks, the city has a wild and varied history as an independent city-state, a Roman city, a naval port, and a cultural hub. One ...   read full post »

posted on 3/11/2020

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