Happenings — interior design

September Furniture Sale

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September Furniture Sale

It's that time of year again!  Starting Labor Day Weekend, save BIG on LEE Upholstered Furniture.  Prices too low to advertise!  Sale runs the entire month of September and applies to only LEE Brand Furniture.  Discount on in-stock items as well as special orders.   Visit our showrooms and Design Center to view all of your options: size, fabric, style, stitching, and so many more details!  Meet with one of our designers to create a custom piece, perfect for your home, apartment or office. For more details, visit Dwelling & Design in Easton, MD or contact us here.  Store Hours are Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm....

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NY NOW Gift Show Recap

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NY NOW Gift Show Recap

Last week, Fiona, Don and Mindie attended the NY NOW Gift Show in -- you guessed it -- New York City! During this annual event, their goal is to seek out new items for the Fall, as well as upcoming holiday season. As usual, they were in luck and discovered lots of amazing pieces and products. While reluctant to disclose everything they purchased (they enjoy the surprise factor of waiting to reveal new items in-store), they did mention a few things they are excited to receive, including new Julie Vos Jewelry, Juliska Housewares, John Robshaw Textiles and new lighting products. They look...

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Brand Focus: Bunakara

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Brand Focus: Bunakara

Featuring Q & A with Bunakara owner/designer Joana Aranha and company architect Marta Aranha. All photographs courtesy of Bunakara. For each installment of “Brand Focus,” we highlight one of the amazing manufacturers and their products offered here at Dwelling & Design. This month, we are excited to tell you all about Bunakara, a hot new company set to take the design world by storm with its current collection of home furnishings. Inspired by knowledge, traditions and emotions of the past -- combined with present inspiration and their own unique vision – they produce pieces that can’t be found anywhere else. In...

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Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #2

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Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #2

Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #2 (Annnd we're back!  In continuation of the blog detailing our recent trip to Spring 2016 Highpoint Market, we present you with the second half, including more highlights, insights and pretty pictures... hope you enjoy!) We see a continuance of oriental inspiration from The Far East and Middle East (think India and Persia); characteristic combinations of angles and curves that convey a spirituality and mindfulness of the different earthly elements (land, water, wind & fire) and how – rather than clashing -- they instead work together, in harmonious dance and balance. We...

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Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #1

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Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #1

Spring 2016 Highpoint Market Trends & Highlights - Part #1 So Don, Fiona & Mindie made it back safe & sound from their trip to North Carolina and the Spring 2016 High Point Market. They gleaned quite a bit of inspiration from this year’s offerings and selected an abundance of new items to feature in-store as well as incorporate in upcoming design projects.  We have so much we want to show & tell you about, that we're breaking the blog into two parts!  One this week, and the next in a couple days.  Without further ado, here are our observations and what got us most...

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