Tag Archives: guest blogging

The glorious Tiffany collection from The Garden Museum in Japan

The first Thursday of every month, I’m over at Modenus as a contributing editor.  Today I’m writing about the unfortunate closing of the Garden Museum in Japan and some of the less-traditional Tiffany treasures being offered to the public, so … Continue reading

Peeking into Arundel Castle, Althorp, and Eltham Palace

Today I’m over at The Daily Basics as contributing editor and have put together a taste sample tour of 3 English country homes that I’ve had the privilege to visit in the past. Come on over! image credit: Picture Gallery, … Continue reading

Château la Coste – an art and architecture walk in Provence

Today I’m over at MODENUS where as a contributing editor I’m writting about a relatively new and lovely, lovely contemporary art and architecture al fresco walk amongst the vineyards of Château la Coste, a wonderful 17thcentury property north of Aix-en-Provence. I encourage you to take a … Continue reading

A quick guide to buying at auction

I was recently interviewed by Ohio-based interior design maven Lisa  M. Smith, principal of the studio Interior Design Factory and founder of the Décor Girl blog, to discuss some tips for buying at auction. As a former insider with the … Continue reading

italian glass artist Toni Zuccheri’s “rip van winkle” moment

Today as a contributing editor over at MODENUS*,  I’m happy to be writing my monthly feature on the re-awakening interest in collecting the glass works of Italian artist Toni Zuccheri.  It just may be the right time to consider jumping … Continue reading

Collecting the ever so chic jewelry and glass objects from Lalique

One of today’s most iconic luxury brands is the French House of Lalique, founded at the end of the 19th century by artist René Lalique.  At the beginning, the business was focused on wonderfully imaginative jewelry that captivated the rich … Continue reading

guest blogging @ high end weekly

Shanghai: the Art Deco pearl of Asia Recently I was asked by the ever so chic Vyna St. Phard of High End Weekly to write something for her publication and as I have a romantic fascination with Art Deco and … Continue reading