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Editorial Inspiration - Eclectic Layers

Photo - Elle Decoration UK Nov 2015

When a creative couple in Cape Town, South Africa bought an old boutique hotel, they created and cultivated an eclectic space. Featured in the recent November 2015 issue of Elle Decoration UK. 


England circa 1880 railway table (AO108)
England circa 1840 bronze lantern (AK101)
Pair of fluted cast iron urns (SS79)

To read the article pick up the November issue of Elle Decoration UK

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An English Bed and Breakfast

The English countryside is one of my favorite places to go buying antiques. Bath is one of those exceptional towns that embodies "old English style". Remodelista recently featured the vacation home of Patrick Williams, of design-build firm Berdoulat. Williams' vacation home has been converted into a bed and breakfast and opened to the public. 

Photo: Remodelista

Photo: Remodelista

Photo: Remodelista

To view the entire story visit remodelista.com

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Editorial Inspiration - Storage Trunks

Photo: Architectural Digest

Tom's founder, Blake Mycoskie, and his globally influenced home are featured in the latest issue of Architectural Digest. Trunks are an anchor all around his home, providing functional storage and a sturdy surface for display.

England circa 1890 green travelers trunk (BA126)

See more of Blake's house designed by Hammer and Spear in the 2015 October issue of Architectural Digest.

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Top Picks: Melinda Ritz

When Melinda Ritz saw the Italian leather sofa, she couldn't help but share her thoughts.

Italy circa 1950 large sofa in buffalo leather (BB71a)

"When I saw this Italian Buffalo covered sofa it was love at first sight! I like my Italian sofas as much as I like my Italian men.  They are both well built, handsome and stylish, and moreover, they grow more handsome over the years. This guy, I mean sofa, is getting up there at around 65 years old with the look and feel of a well worn suitcase that has travelled the world and seen it all. Yes, Italy wins the prize for the best in design as far as Im concerned.  This fabulous and timeless looking leather sofa will mix well with a home filled with antiques from Europe as well as stand on its own in a very contemporary setting. You can throw this guy into any room and it will add warmth and personality to every setting. This Italian three seater speaks very little English, gets better with age and mixes  well with old and new. Just the way I like my men..." - Melinda Ritz

View Melinda Ritz website here

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