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: email@example.com
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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Design2Share's Irwin Weiner will be the decorating coordinator for the upcoming Bucks County Cabaret performance, starring the Tony winner John Lloyd Young who was electrifying as the lead in Broadway's global hit Jersey Boys. Accompanying him will be pianist, arranger, and associate musical director for l American Idol, Michael Orland.
The Cabaret event this year enjoys a special design-oriented bonus: an early afternoon Hunt Breakfast in the heart of Jersey's horse country at the Dransfield and Ross estate, this month's featured cover story in Elle Decor magazine (see below). Enjoy an elegant lunch and see what all the design fuss is about in this classic country property, then head a short drive across the Delaware River into Pennsylvania for John's intimate performance in an historic Bucks County barn. Both venues also will feature a Svedka Vodka martini bar. Your ticket money goes to further the vital research performed by amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.