object of desire – jean dunand vase

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This signed Jean Dunand vase in red lacquer on metal found at ArtCurial in Paris is this weeks object of desire. Dunand (1877-1942) is considered to be one of the best metal workers and THE best lacquer artist of the Art … Continue reading

giorgio morandi – still life abstracts

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Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964) painted some of my favorite and most stunning still life compositions of the 20th century. For an artist who never travelled outside of Europe, and rarely strayed far from his hometown of Bologna, Morandi’s art now has … Continue reading

new york contemporary artist margaret evangeline

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I recently had the pleasure of hanging out with New York contemporary artist Margaret Evangeline in her Brooklyn studio to see some of her latest work.  I’ve been a fan of Evangeline’s work for years, so it was a great treat … Continue reading

brass coffee tables with sass

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I was recently in search of beautiful and contemporary brass coffee tables to “complete” a new living room project. When the subject of a coffee table came up, we immediately went to brass because it adds a wonderful timeless and … Continue reading

kravet inspired news – thank you!

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Many, many thanks to KRAVET for the fantastic 2-page spread in their well circulated kravet inspired news journal of my second Highland Park, Dallas residential project .  I love my work and when kudos like this are given, it makes it all … Continue reading

american contemporary artists: donald moffett

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I am always drawn to American contemporary artists who push the envelope with their creativity and I am glad to have stumbled upon the work of Texas born Donald Moffett (b.1955). While some of his earlier paintings are charged with … Continue reading

modern credenzas that steal my eye

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A chic modern credenza is the perfect place to store all the little things that come with modern life. It doesn’t matter if you live in a sprawling mansion in Dallas, or a compact New York City penthouse. We all … Continue reading

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