May 29, 2014

Beautiful Plaids and Checks in Shades of Red from Schumacher!

Get fresh with the new Calypso Collection from Schumacher! This colorful collection features breezy gingham to timeless checks for country or contemporary homes. The applications are endless to make a fresh graphic statement in your home! See the "Shades of Red" offerings below!


Red Plaids and Checks in 100% cotton: (top to bottom)
1-Key West in Cherry - Comes in ten colors!
2-Aruba Check in Azalea - Also comes in Stone, Navy, Cornflower and Lavender.
3-Belize Plaid in Azalea - Also comes in Charcoal, Cornflower, Navy and Orange.
4-Bahama Check in Fruit Punch - Also comes in Stone, Lagoon and Cornflower.
5-Bermuda Check in Azalea - Also comes in Cornflower, Citron, Parma and Jet.

All plaids and checks from Schumacher, to the Trade.

May 28, 2014

Industrial Black Pendant Lighting - Two to Match

Matching pendants for a kitchen, cabin or industrial loft!



Black Iron Industrial Linear Pendant
These pendants are very industrial with the black iron canister shape but with added perforated holes that lets the light shine through. The iron is finished in a black that is rough to the touch to continue the industrial look. Use this longer pendant in a loft over an island, a rustic cabin or a very modern setting. Use the mini pendant below down a hallway or use in multiples over an island.
Pendant above: Size 42" long. Item C09325 at The Designer Insider shop.



Black Iron Industrial Mini Pendant
Mini Pendant: Size 6" wide x 9" high. Item C09373 at The Designer Insider shop.

May 27, 2014

Lighting Showroom Views for The Designer Insider


Go modern or rustic with our newest pendants and furniture. We are showing our lighting showroom views so you can see the true beauty of the fixtures. Check for our showroom views for each light on our website. Go to: The Designer Insider!

May 26, 2014

Notting Hill Collection from Stroheim

This is a beautiful collection from Stroheim by Fabricut featuring "Shades of Red". High end prints and solids with striking palettes of color. To the trade.


Stroheim Fabrics:
Dorset in Red - A cotton/linen blended fabric with a large floral repeat. Colors: Red (shown); Denim; Natural; Primrose.
Baldwin in Jute - This is a beautiful cotton/linen stripe in six colorways. Colors: Jute (shown); Charcoal; Grey; Red; Sky; Natural.
Adlington in Red - A blended woven fabric that is small scale for pairing with others. Colorways: Red (shown); Indigo; Jute; Mist; Natural; Sky.
Arley in Wolf - A great solid texture in a wool blend. Colorways: Wolf (shown); Armour; Dew; Earth; Pimpernal; Wisp.

May 23, 2014

Lamp of the Week!


Green and Clear Glass Vase Lamp
This beautiful lamp assumes a mysterious like quality with its flowing vase shape. The body is a vase shaped glass with a mix of soft green and clear glass. Note the seductive design of the vase that feels luxurious. Clear acrylic has been added for the base and finial. Size: 34" high. Beautiful! BEST SELLER! Item C06674 at The Designer Insider.


May 22, 2014

Gold Lighting and Furniture! Showroom View!


Go for the GOLD! All items in this photo has a gold finish or coordinates well with gold. This is a showroom view of some of the more exciting products now available! Go to The Designer Insider to find out more! email us if you have questions: TheDesignerInsider@gmail.com.

May 21, 2014

More from Dana Gibson and Fabricut

Dana Gibson is a craft artist turned manufacturer. She creates patterns with a wide variety of motifs and beautiful colors that are classic yet modern. We love her daringly mixed designs mixed with traditional fabrics and wallcoverings. Dana Gibson is sold through Fabricut.



Modern Orange and Pink Fabrics
WALLPAPER: Twig in Persimmon. A great pattern that also comes in Grass, Maize, Navy, Stone and Turquoise.
DRAPERY: Canton in Pink Orange. Also comes in Persimmon Blue, Lime Turquoise and Cobalt Blue.
SOFA: Mian in White with Mian in Persimmion piping. Mian comes in 14 luscious colors.
PILLOWS: Madagascar in Persimmon. Also comes in Cobalt, Green, Pink, Stone and Turquoise.
Parish Patch in Pink Orange. Also comes in Navy Blue and Turquoise Lime.
BENCH: Bombay in Pink. Also comes in Caobalt, Grass, Grey, Orange, Turquoise and Yellow.



Modern Grey Fabrics and Wallpaper
DRAPERY: Nouveau Palazzo in Grey. Also comes in Grass, Blue, Navy and Persimmon.
WALLPAPER: Trot in Maize Grey. Also comes in Lime Brown, Persimmon Brown, Sky Blue and Stone.

All fabrics and wallpaper by Dana Gibson through Fabricut. To the Trade.

May 20, 2014

Nautical Glass Globe Pendants - Three sizes!


Nautical Glass Globe Pendant
This unique glass pendant is inspired by a classic design with a nautical feel. The round clear glass globe is covered and adorned with natural Abaca weave overlay for a very nautical look. The iron holder is finished in a dark natural iron and holds the dark wire that supports the pendant. The wire is adjustable for hanging at different heights. There is one light which looks best with a decorative bulb. This great versatile pendant comes in three sizes with this being the largest. Size: 10" across. Item C09577 at The Designer Insider shop.
C09576 - Medium size: 8" across.
C09575 - Small size: 7" across.

May 19, 2014

Charles Faudree Trimmings

Who doesn't love Charles Faudree? Striking French inspired trimmings and fabrics that make you swoon. All sold by Charles Faudree by Stroheim sold through Fabricut. To the Trade.


Nuage in Moss

We love, love and love this beautiful trim from Charles Faudree! This "high end" trim is 100% silk in a 2 inch tape. The embroidered pattern sits on top of a neutral silk background. A beautiful design!
Colorways: Moss on neutral ground (shown); Aqua on neutral ground; Mocha on neutral ground; Ruby on neutral ground; Silver Lining on slate background; Slate on neutral background. Sold through Stroheim, to the Trade.

May 16, 2014

Lamp of the Week! Is This Gray Lamp Modern or Traditional?


Aged Gray Glazed Lamp
This lamp fits into traditional or modern interiors. The lamp is all terracotta with an impressed pattern that resembles a woven design. Then it is glazed in light gray with some distressing. The base and trim is a black bronze finish over iron including the finial. Because the body is square, this off white linen shade in a boxed rectangle complements it nicely. Already a best seller! Total height: 31" high. Item C06023 at The Designer Insider shop. BEST SELLER!

May 15, 2014

Dana Gibson Fabrics and Wallcoverings

Dana Gibson is a craft artist turned manufacturer. She creates patterns with a wide variety of motifs and beautiful colors that are classic yet modern. We love her daringly mixed designs mixed with traditional fabrics and wallcoverings. Dana Gibson is sold through Fabricut.


WALLPAPER: Canton in Persimmon Blue. Also comes in Cobalt Blue, Lime Turquoise and Pink Orange.
SOFA: Madagascar in Cobalt. Also comes in Green, Persimmon, Pink, Stone and Turquoise.
PILLOW: Lester Lanin in Persimmon Blue. Also comes in Cobalt Sky, Green Pink, Pink Persimmon and Turquoise Lime. Mian in White as the piping and accent. All fabrics by Dana Gibson.



WALLPAPER: Peregrine in Multi Bright. This vivid pattern also comes in Grass, Maize, Navy Blue and Persimmon.
DRAPERY: Nouveau Palazzo in Persimmon. Also comes in Blue, Grass, Grey and Navy.

All fabrics by Dana Gibson through Fabricut. To the Trade.

May 13, 2014

Beautiful Plaids and Checks in Shades of Gray from Schumacher!

Get fresh with the new Calypso Collection from Schumacher! This colorful collection features breezy gingham to timeless checks for country or contemporary homes. The applications are endless to make a fresh graphic statement in your home! See the "Shades of Gray" offerings below!


Gray Plaids and Checks in 100% cotton: (top to bottom)
1-Aruba Check in Stone - Also comes in Navy, Cornflower, Lavender and Azalea.
2-Bahama Check in Stone - Also comes in Lagoon, Fruit Punch and Cornflower.
3-Montserrat Plaid in Stone - Also comes in Watermelon and Cornflower.
4-Belize Plaid in Charcoal - Also comes in Cornflower, Navy, Azalea and Orange.
5-St. Lucia Plaid in Stone - Also comes in Lime and Cornflower.

All from Schumacher, to the Trade.

May 12, 2014

Iron and Linen Dining Pendant

A great pendant for dining or the center of a small room. Iron and linen, two of our favorite combinations!



Industrial Iron Pendant with Linen Shade
This chandelier has an industrial side with the iron strapping but with a softer addition of a linen shade. The iron cage is made of flat straps of iron that are welded together to form this unique cage with a curved profile. An off white linen shade is added inside with a diffuser on the bottom. The iron is all finished in a dark bronze with slight gold distressing for a great contrast against the off white shade. This pendant chandelier hangs by rods that connect by chain links. Size: 25" across. Item C09363 at The Designer Insider shop.


May 9, 2014

Lamp of the Week! Best Seller!


Aqua Blue Glass Lamp
With an elegant formed base in a pale aqua blue glass, this table lamp evokes a romantic feel with its feminine silhouette. The drum shade in cream silk is completed with matching blue glass finial, adding to the lamp's romantic feel. The hand finishing process that is used on this lamp lends an air of depth and richness not achieved by less time-consuming methods. Best features: Aqua blown glass with gold shots all in a stacked ball design, matching finial and a cream silk shade. Shade size: 16" wide. Total lamp height: 30" high. Item C06071 at The Designer Insider shop. BEST SELLER!

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May 8, 2014

Echo Design Fabrics by Kravet

We love Echo Design's fabrics because they always feature bold colors and vibrant fabrics with unique patterns. This new collection is Heirloom India featuring sophisticated wovens with a modern sense of style. Echo Design is sold through Kravet.


Fabrics by Echo Design!

Bench cushion and matching pillow:
Ishana in Festival - A beautiful linen print that comes in six colorways. Festival (shown); Turmeric; Ash; Lotus, Sapphire; Indigo.

Pillows from left:
Ishana in Festival - see color list above.

Samudra in Indigo - This is a cotton/poly blend with a high durability and large design. Colorways: Stone; Patina; Coast; Fuschia.

Amani in Papaya. - A linen/cotton blend in a great zig zag pattern. Colorways: Papaya (shown); Jute; Surf; Chamois; Indigo.

Kashmira in Sky - A 100% combed cotton small scaled fabric. Colorways: Sky (shown); Mineral; Blush; Aquamist; Wheat; Indigo; Raspberry.

Madira in Coral - A paisley linen/cotton blend. Colorways: Coral (shown); Papaya; Indigo; Sea.

Kravet Stripe 33150.5 - A great 100% cotton striped fabric that looks like ribbons. Colorways: Turquoise/Indigo 5; Grey/Ivory 1611; Teal/Orange 416; Indigo/Spa 535; Orange/Pink 716.

 See below for a closer look at these great patterns!


May 7, 2014

Firefly Jar Adjustable Chandelier

A new Best Seller!



Firefly Jar Adjustable Chandelier
This chandelier is adjustable! With the attached cords, you can raise or lower the jars and place them where they work best for your dining table or island!

This is a rustic and nostalgic chandelier that recalls summer evenings at twilight! The chandelier begins with five vintage styled clear glass jars that are used as the glass globes for the five lights. Dark natural iron is added for the tops and connection to the dark cords that then connects to the rustic natural wood top that is trimmed in iron. Each jar is adjustable using the cords so you can set individual jars at any height. Then a dark iron chain connects to a matching iron canopy. Rustic, playful and vintage comes to mind with this chandelier! Size: 41" long x 6" wide. Item C09578 at The Designer Insider shop.

May 6, 2014

Robert Allen's Sunwashed Color Fabrics


This beautiful group of fabrics encompasses a natural feel but with crisp new colors and hues. Mixed with linen and white, this collection uses patterns inspired by hand made techniques. Six beautiful patterns in sophisticated colorways. All from Robert Allen Design.
Above left to right:

Figure Eight in Coral Reef. Also comes in Smoke, Spring Grass and Chambray.

Ring Stitch in Coral Reef. Also comes in Parrot and Spring Grass.

Bottle Garden in Lemon. Also comes in Bluebell and Parrot.

Perfect Mix in Smoke. Also comes in Navy Blazer and Parrot.

Not shown:
Tiny Trinket - Colorways: Bluebell, Coral Reef, Lemon and Parrot.
Hawk Cove - Colorway: Spring Grass.

May 5, 2014

Black Task Light Chandeliers - Two Sizes!

Already a best seller, these task light chandeliers have a mid-century modern look with their black metal shades and aged brass frames.


Modern Task Light Chandelier - Medium Dining Size
This chandelier is timeless and functional. Wrought iron and sheet metal form this classic task light chandelier. This is a true modern design with the lights shining downward within separate metal shades. The iron framework and arms have a distressed brass finish while the shades are a lightly distressed soft black. The aged brass has plenty of silver and brown mixed to achieve an antiqued appearance. The interior of the shades is also a gold leaf to aid in light reflection. Notice the slight angle of the shades that continues that modern look. Size: 30" across x 28" high. Item C09503 at The Designer Insider shop.



Modern Task Light Chandelier - Small Foyer Size
This chandelier matches the larger dining size. Use this size for small foyers and entryways. Unique!  Size: 21" across x 36" high. Item C09504 at The Designer Insider shop.

May 2, 2014

Lamp of the Week! Best Seller!


Gold Flecked Glass Vase Lamp
What's not to love? This beautiful glass lamp has a swirl design in a beautiful vase shape all in a medium size for tables, buffets and sideboards. The glass is hand blown and has gold flecked glass that reflects and catches the light. Clear glass goes with any color! Trimmed in a soft antique brass and an eggshell shantung shade. Shade size: 15" wide. Total height size: 30" high. Item C06783 at The Designer Insider shop. BEST SELLER!

May 1, 2014

Modernize the Table Skirt!


Go modern! The table skirt has been around for years but the traditional style of skirt seems old and boring. But here is the way to step up your modern table skirt plan!
1- Find a unique pattern in updated colors for your fabric.
2- Use a new and different style for the skirt such as the pleated style seen here. The design fits this pattern perfectly!
3- Mix other modern and colorful fabrics in the room.
4- Add modern lighting to complement your new table.
That's It!

Pattern: Ikat Leaves in Seaglass
A 100% cotton fabric with a large horizontal repeat of 26.5 inches. This is a "high end" fabric from Vervain sold through Fabricut. Also comes in Azure (blue tones) and Passion Fruit (vibrant pink and purple tones).