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Brand Focus: Lucy Grymes

Blog Brand Focus Lucy Grymes

Brand Focus: Lucy Grymes

Photos courtesy of Lucy Grymes and Dwelling & Design We were lucky enough to chat recently with Lucy Dean, the founder and creative visionary of Lucy Grymes--an up and coming home accessories company based in Washington, DC. To be more specific (in her own words), Lucy Grymes is “a paper and lifestyle brand that strives to create paper goods that are beautiful and easy to use.” If you’ve been to the store this Summer or scoped our recent Top 9 DESIGNFinds, our guess is that you have a pretty good idea who this wonderful company is. (In fact, there’s a plus chance you've...

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Project Focus: Fun on the Waterfront

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Project Focus: Fun on the Waterfront

Revisiting one of our favorite summertime spreads. Take in the views at this charming Cape Cod while relaxing outdoors in Talbot County. Luxurious porch and patio seating arrangements take full advantage of pool and waterfront location.  The introduction of fuchsia into a breathtaking landscape of blue creates the perfect complement of tertiary colors.   The furniture framework perfectly picks up on architectural details such as the decorative porch screen.  Utilizing the surrounding beauty of water and sky, the furniture and design components merely serve to frame and enhance the natural features already on display. Whimsical, pink-nautical fabrics pair well with the strong bones...

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Frank Lloyd Wright | Polymath Park: Part Two

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Frank Lloyd Wright | Polymath Park: Part Two

POLYMATH PARK: PART TWO  Four historic homes designed and/or influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright Story and photographs by Nicholas Tindall DUNCAN HOUSE (1957) “Originally built in Lisle, Illinois in 1957, the Duncan House has been rebuilt and preserved at Polymath Park.” – Polymath Park brochure “Did you know?” asked our tour guide Beverly. “Frank Lloyd Wright invented the word ‘carport’. He didn’t want any foreign elements to detract from the design presentation, or impression when seeing the outside of the house.” No, we honestly had no idea. Pretty cool little footnote of Americana. On that note, let’s continue the tour…...

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Polymath Park: Part One

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Polymath Park: Part One

POLYMATH PARK: PART ONE Four historic homes designed and/or influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright Story and photographs by Nicholas Tindall This wasn’t the plan. We were supposed to visit Fallingwater. However, since they're only allowing external tours of that location at the moment, we decided to go in a different direction. Luckily, there was another option nearby called Polymath Park. As it turned out, not a bad Plan B. Polymath Park (Acme, Pennsylvania) was created with the intention of displaying and preserving architectural works designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and/or other works inspired by him; including apprentice Peter Berndtson, and son Frank...

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Brand Focus: Matouk x Schumacher

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Brand Focus: Matouk x Schumacher

A little inside scoop on this amazing collaboration over 90 years in the making For this one, we’re spotlighting two of our favorite, fab companies: Matouk, which specializes in gorgeous bedding and linens; and Schumacher, textile-maker extraordinaire.  Each brand has a storied history, dating back to the early 1900’s (Matouk) and late 1800’s (Schumacher). As a fresh, first-time-ever collab between the companies for 2020, we’re no doubt excited to see what they've teamed up to create. About Matouk About Schumacher We reached out to our reps to tap into their excitement and insights about the new releases. Schumacher rep extraordinaire, Maddie--who we excitedly welcome to...

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