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Across a career spanning nearly 70 years, it is fair to say that renowned interior designer and antiques dealer Jay Suiter has seen it all. When he transferred from the Art Institute of Chicago to UCLA to study interior design in the late 1940s, America was adjusting to a new normal after the end of World War II. A bo...

A regular misconception about the art and antiques market is that prices are always going up. In fact, economic realities like “supply and demand” affect prices of paintings, collectibles and antique furniture as much as anything else. Additionally, small differences between unique items can offer big savings to savvy...

 

Savvy art and antiques collectors look forward to more than just sunshine and warmer temperatures in June. Summer represents the peak of the picking season for those willing to invest the time and energy into a hopping calendar of estate sales, auctions and flea markets. With all of the hype and television shows surr...

 

Most would agree that time is a precious asset - of which there is just never enough. Just two centuries ago, our only reference for the passage of time was a lengthening shadow, the chime of a clock or (for a few) a coveted pocket watch. In the 21st Century, however, time is numbered in nanoseconds, reminders are ev...

Just as winter brings cooler temperatures, the auction world heats up for the busiest season of the year. Check out these recent prices - hot off the auction block.

 

Collectors are drawn to the organic shapes and vibrant colors of Dale Chihuly’s work. This small, Seaform bowl and nesting ball crossed the auction block...

Every January, in New York’s tony Upper East Side neighborhood, a seasoned group of antiques enthusiasts buck the snowbird trend in favor of the most prestigious two weeks on the American collecting scene: The Winter Antiques Show. Held in the historic and stunning Park Avenue Armory, the Winter Antiques Show is the s...

 

In a world full of creative repurposing, the transformation of industrial tools, equipment and salvaged architectural items to interior design has become almost commonplace. But, before
upcycling was hip, Americana collectors were rescuing and repurposing all manner of antique utilitarian objects. Among the myri...

Ron Pizzuti is not easily intimidated. A successful real estate developer, Pizzuti possesses the perfect combination of tenacity and charm, with a straightforward nature that quickly fosters a sense of familiarity; traits that have undoubtedly contributed to the tremendous growth and reach of the company he founded ne...

Few images so capture the spirit of wanderlust, that insatiable passion for travel and adventure, than a ship on the open sea. From the moment the first oceanic explorers conquered the waves and set sail for new, exotic lands, humanity’s fascination with ships and the wondrous expeditions they represent was set. For s...

Creating a beautiful environment - in which to live and entertain - should not be limited to inside your home. When inspiration blossoms beyond the four walls, expand your design aesthetic to the outdoors and give your guests (and yourself) an unexpected dose of warmth and sophistication with the addition of art and a...

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