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29 May Decorators dish on dining chairs/Elle Decor

As editors, we’re always asked for decor advice, and at the top of that list is dining chairs. So many things need to be taken into consideration, from the right height for your table to the weight of the chair to the seemingly endless aesthetic choices: Arms or armless? Upholstered or more minimal? Is it OK to mix and match? (Yes!) What about a bench in lieu of chairs? (We’re split on that one—a little back support is helpful after a couple martinis.) The husband-and-wife team of Cristina Casanas-Judd and General Judd of Me and General Design also have strong...

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Lawson Fenning, CB2, Rima Suqi

06 May Lawson Fenning for CB2 in Elle Décor

“We believe aspirational is attainable” is a phrase that makes several appearances on Lawson Fenning’s website. The beloved Los Angeles shop, founded almost 20 years ago by Glenn Lawson and Grant Fenning, has become the go-to for those seeking pieces that epitomize a laid-back yet extremely sophisticated California lifestyle. The designs often nod to decades past, with a focus on noble natural materials and earthy tones. But attainable? Only for some. That changes this week with the debut of the duo’s collection for CB2—dozens of truly attainable pieces ranging from furniture and lighting to tabletop and rugs.More details here....

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Harry Winston, Rima Suqi

06 May Harry Winston suite in Alexa/The NY Post

For most of us, a “cluster” is a situation to be avoided at all costs. But in the land of legendary jeweler Harry Winston, the cluster is an iconic design element, where different cuts of diamonds (pear, marquise and round brilliant) are grouped together to create maximum brilliance and sparkle. The latest is a dazzling suite — necklace, earrings, bracelet and ring — of three-dimensional sculptures featuring yellow and white diamonds, accented by pink sapphires, and set in yellow gold and platinum. Don’t be fooled by the delicate look of the necklace (above); it boasts a weighty 32 carats of...

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Abbie Zabar art, Eerdmans NYC

29 Apr Abbie Zabar’s new works/T New York Times Style Magazine

“I love humble flower arrangements, I do not like grand flower arrangements. I love drawing simple flowers that are not pompous, that you can pick up at the local bodega, that you do not style, that you just throw into an empty pickle jar, that kind of thing,” admitted Abbie Zabar, whose drawings of said humble flowers are now featured in Bodega Bouquets, an exhibit at Eerdmans, an equally humble but charming gallery in New York City. Those who are familiar with Ms. Zabar’s work (and yes, she co-founded EAT, a legendary New York City gourmet shop and cafe, with her...

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