Spotlights

June 10, 2019

Spotlight Hot Trend Lara Loves: Faux Shagreen Furniture & Accessories!

Shagreen has been used for centuries by upscale furniture makers but recently there has been a boom of FAUX shagreen items produced by the furniture and home décor industry and I'm loving it! You may have seen faux shagreen items recently and wondered, what exactly is that?
June 10, 2019

Shop Lara’s Picks: Fabulous Faux Shagreen!

Searching for a unique, durable and gorgeous gift? Lara has compiled some of her favorites below of exotic, chic faux shagreen items that are sure to please!
May 1, 2019

Spotlight Thibaut – One of Lara’s Favorite Resources

One of my favorite sources for beautiful, luxury wallpapers and fabrics is Thibaut. Not only are their product designs timeless as well as timely, they come in a great variety of cheerful colors and textures that always bring a smile to my face.
December 22, 2018
D&D Building

Spotlight: Demystifying the D&D Building

I often get asked…”so what’s the deal with the D&D building?” They want to know if they’re allowed inside the infamous “to the trade only” building in New York City without being escorted by an interior designer or architect. So, here’s the lowdown, not only on access, but on all you need to know about this iconic building. I hope you find it insightful!
December 17, 2018
Kravet fabric and wallpapers

Spotlight Kravet- A Go To Design Resource

One of my favorite interior design resources and go-to brands for fabrics, wallpapers, trims, and custom furniture is Kravet. They have an amazing selection of these design necessities in every style, color, and price range. Their quality is top notch, customer service fantastic, and the ease of using their website is the best in the business.
January 31, 2018
AMFAB CT

Spotlight AMFAB – An Great Local Art Resource

Located about 50 minutes north of NYC, in Bridgeport CT, you’ll find AMFAB, otherwise known as the American Fabric Arts Building. This historic building houses over 30 local artists and other creative businesses showcasing painting, photography, sculpture, woodworking, quilt makers, jewelers, pottery, and more! It is a cool resource for interior designers and art lovers alike.