Top 5 August Favorites

1. For Your Walls


Scott Reeds Studio has their new 2010 catalog available now, upon request. You'll find intriguing wall sculpture, works on paper, and paintings. Scott's studio location: 153 East 4th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11218. Phone: 917-237-0517. Email:


2. Decoupage Lamps







Exquisite John Derian decoupage lamps outshine most other lighting for your home. Pictured above (top to bottom): English Garden Medium Cylinder Lamp, Snakes Medium Cylinder Lamp, Hollyhock Large Cylinder Lamp, and the Lemon Tree Topiary Three-Tiered Lamp.


3. All Sewn Up




Thanks to Sarah Bodine of San Serif Studio for showing us their amazing new hand-sewn book, Sandra Brownlee's Departures and Returns. The work captures the author's handwriting, use of textiles, and other touches from her personal diaries and her 2009 exhibition at the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft & Design.


4. DEKKA Daybed


 Startling design and high-quality materials combine in FurnID's luxurious DEKKA daybed. See this and other top picks in designer Irwin Weiner's New Country Collection, design resources only available on Designer Pages.


5. What's New? What's Hot?


You'll want to visit the August New York International Gift Fair to see the latest jewelry, crafts, gifts, furnishings, accessories, and home goods in Manhattan. For those who can't attend or aren't part of the trade, click here to view over 300 exhibitor catalogs and see what strikes your fancy.


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