Nov 30, 2011

Rustic Narrow Console Table

Industrial Wood and Iron Console Table
This industrial natural wood console table is perfect for a narrow hallway or foyer. This console is made from reclaimed wood and iron that is distressed in feel and look. Each table is hand made and one of a kind. Inconsistent colors and uneven wood is part of the overall rustic patina. Size: 60" long x 16" deep x 35" high. Natural wood and dark iron. Contact us for a closeup of this table. Best Seller!  Item #C03022 at The Designer Insider. Also matches our Industrial Dining Table #C03023.

Nov 29, 2011

Dwell Studio Fabrics by Robert Allen

Robert Allen Design is adding a second collaboration of fabrics with Dwell Studio. Geometric is still going strong!  We are sure these will become just as popular as the first group from Dwell Studio.

Fabrics from the top:
Gate Stitch in Espresso - no other colorways.
Shadow Trellis in Toffee - also comes in Citrine.
Almonds in Citrine - also comes in Amethyst, Blush, Kohl and Mineral.
Masala in Toffee - also comes in Platinum.
Ikat Trellis in Citrine - also comes in Mineral and Toffee.
Ikat Dot in Chocolate - also comes in Black and Pewter.

All photos courtesy of Robert Allen Design. To the Trade.

Nov 28, 2011

Mix Fabric Tones and Textures

Don't forget texture when choosing tones that complement each other!

Mix your textures as well as your tones!
Top to bottom:
Madison Wool in Peat - A 100% wool in an array of colors.
Rivington Weave in Riverside - A jazzy geometric in alternating colors.
Madagascar Ikat Stripe in Oasis - A beautiful linen/cotton ikat pattern with rich hues.
These fabrics are part of the Schumacher Fall Chroma Collection in Peacock/Chartreuse.

Nov 25, 2011

Mercury Glass Bottle Collection

The Mercury Glass Bottle Collection
This mercury glass has an antiqued silver surface that reflects a classic sense of age. The cylindrical form is complemented seamlessly by other mercury glass and accessories. Buy all three for a great display on a mantel or larger tabletop.  Large: 24" high; Medium: 18" high; Small: 12" high. See all three at The Designer Insider. Click below for details.
C01023 - Small Mercury Glass Bottle
C01024 - Medium Mercury Glass Bottle
C01025 - Large Mercury Glass Bottle

Nov 22, 2011

What's New at Beacon Hill?

Beacon Hill has added four more books of fabulous fabrics to its new Rustic Collection. These timeless and elegant designs features natural fibers with beautiful color palettes for every design style. There are now a total of nine books total in this collection. See your designer for more information. To the trade.

Nov 21, 2011

Decorating A Room Three Ways

This room is warm and classic with a scheme rich in texture. Walls are Oxford Stone Estate Emulsion; Mirror in Mizzle Estate Eggshell; Fireplace and Trim in Great White Estate Eggshell. All paints by Farrow and Ball.

Go bold! This room is rich and vibrant with lots of contrast in a more modern setting. Walls are Incarnadine Estate Eggshell; Fireplace and Trim in All White Estate Eggshell. All paints by Farrow and Ball.

This room is soothing and soft with a comfortable feel in a more traditional setting. Walls are Chappell Green Estate Emulsion; Shelves in Light Blue Estate Eggshell; Fireplace and Ottoman in Slipper Satin Estate Eggshell. All paints by Farrow and Ball.

These beautiful rooms are all brought to you by Farrow and Ball Paints. See these colors and all 132 shades at Farrow and Ball.

Nov 17, 2011

Before and After Upholstery!

Impossible? No way! Christie's Interiors recently teamed with Beacon Hill Fabrics to show what is possible when you combine beautiful design and top quality fabrics. Just use your imagination...........

BEFORE: Antique French chairs in their original condition. From the Amy Perlin estate.

Upholstery under the slipcovers: Natural Linen in Linen (an organic linen with a heavier upholstery weight).
Slipcovers: Laurel Stripe in Frost (a linen and Egyptian cotton blend) on the right. Ashland in Driftwood (a wool and linen blend from Italy) on the left.
Fabrics by Beacon Hill. Upholstery by Martin Albert Interiors.

Nov 16, 2011

New From Ian Sanderson

This new line from Ian Sanderson features organic cotton fabrics in a great range of checks and stripes. Shown here: Pippi Stripe, Too Ticky Stripe, Lotta Gingham, Linna Stripe and Tove Plain. Beautifully mixed fabrics sewn in unique ways!

Here are five new and exciting patterned designs that are used for linings! These beautiful new patterns are ideal for lining that special feature curtain fabric or to be used as a face fabric for blinds. The five new patterns here add to the existing four patterns from this Nile and York Collection. Nine patterns total in a multitude of colorways. Brilliant!!
All photos courtesy of Ian Sanderson. To the Trade.

Nov 15, 2011

My Favorite Vanity Mirror!

 Antiqued Frameless Mirror

There are five reasons that this beautiful mirror is my favorite for baths!

1- Size - Great size at 41" high x 26" wide.

2- Frameless - No frame color to worry about in matching vanity cabinets.

3- Style - Traditional rectangular with cut corners and antiqued glass for the frame. This mirror fits any style bath.

4- Geometric - Anything geometric is in style now and the cut corners gives it the "look". Simple yet elegant.

5- Versatile - Fits with several style cabinets and looks great in a master bath. We have used this mirror over and over in master bathrooms and it always works!

See this mirror and others at The Designer Insider. Above mirror is item #4203.

Nov 14, 2011

Collier Campbell Fabrics

Collier Campbell Fabrics boasts of having two of the most talented textile designers of our time. Since 1961, Susan Collier and Sarah Campbell have become well known throughout the world for their great designs. Below are three new fabrics sold through Fabricut.

Jacobean Jangle - A contemporary floral design in bright sophisticated colors on 100% linen with a 16" repeat. Shown here in White and Bright colorway. Also available in Sand, Peacock and Cinnamon.

Brocade - A beautiful damask design that is contemporary or traditional depending on your matching fabrics. This rayon/polyester print has a 12" repeat and comes in four colorways. Shown here in Modern Gold, also comes in Cream, Garnet and Patina.

Ostrich Dots - A great cotton/polyester dot that comes in nine beautiful colors that will mix with just about any design. Shown here in Gold.

All photos courtesy of Collier Campbell and Fabricut. To the trade.

Nov 10, 2011

Schumacher's New Sofa!

Schumacher is introducing the new Chesterfield Sofa that has been adapted from 19th century English interpretations. This sofa is very traditional and features exquisite detailing with a sophisticated style.
New features:
Self welt
Lower proportions
Wood legs with casters
Generous seat with button tufting (118 buttons!)
Deep waterfall pleating on the seat front and rolled arms
Shown: Middleton Linen in Linen with Antique Walnut legs.
Size: 43" deep x 31" high; Comes in 84" long, 90" long, 96" long or 102" long.

See the back view below:
All photos courtesy of F Schumacher, to the trade.

Nov 9, 2011

Nina Campbell 2011

Spotlight on the newest Nina Campbell collection!

Sofa:   Broughton.
Pillows from left:  Pencarrow and Upton.
Drapery:  Upton.
Wallpaper:  Malleny.

Upholstery:  Penrose.
Wallpaper:  Bicton.

Upholstery:  Pencarrow.
Drapery and Wallpaper:  Barrington.

Upholstery:  Penrose.
Wallpaper:  Montacute Plain.

All photos courtesy of Nina Campbell, to the trade.

Nov 8, 2011

Carved Wood Chandelier

This beautiful dining room is made even more elegant with our Carved Wood Chandelier. This simple yet rustic chandelier is made of a carved central column that is set off by iron petals finished in "old rust". This five light chandelier is 29" across x 27" high and looks beautiful in a dining room like you see here. See this chandelier at The Designer Insider, item #C09255.
Shown in November December 2011 issue, Traditional Home. Photographer: John Granen. Designer: Elizabeth Hague.

Carved Wood Chandelier, item C09255.

Nov 7, 2011

Robert Allen's Bandings Collection

Details makes the difference! The smallest details like trims brings out the best in interiors. Robert Allen is introducing 19 trend forward styles in a variety of materials and colors. See some of our favorites below! To the trade.

Nov 4, 2011

Tree Branch Chandelier

Where do you find our chandeliers? Beautiful homes like these! Designer: Lucy Earl. Photography: John Bessler. Magazine: Traditional Home, December 2011.

Iron Tree Branch Chandelier
This intricate hand forged iron rod required a great deal of skill in the making of this design. The "old iron" finish enhances the ironwork along with the skilled handiwork in crafting this faux branch designed chandelier. The candles are perched on the branches at different heights to add to the natural effect. Also comes in a smaller size and a wall sconce.
Large Branch Chandelier - C09327
Small Branch Chandelier - C09307
Branch Wall Sconce - C05307
We currently just finished a rustic home where we used the larger chandelier in the foyer, two smaller ones in the laundry room and the sconces in the living room. Tres chic!

Nov 3, 2011

First German Compact Kitchen

This is the "first" real German kitchen that was produced in 1926 and designed by Margarete Schutte-Lihotsky. It was inspired by the compact kitchen facilities found in a luxury modern railcar and was considered the first mass-produced fitted kitchen.

Reactions at the time were mixed and very critical because it was so unlike any design in a domestic setting in Germany. The typical kitchen at that time was filled with large stand alone items of furniture and it was a labor intense environment.

This is a replica of the above Frankfurt kitchen installed at MAK in Vienna. All photos courtesy of Wallpaper Magazine.

Nov 1, 2011

Bold and Graphic Fabrics!

Go Bold!  Pump up the volume with luxurious fabrics infused with color!


This beautiful fabric from Schumacher is a 100% linen paisley which spans the entire width of the fabric on which it is printed. Perfect for large applications such as this chair and the drapery below. Pattern: Cambay Paisley Print, shown on chair in Sandalwood. Drapery colorway is Parrot. Also available in Oyster and Azure. Gorgeous!

All photos courtesy of F Schumacher, to the trade.