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Timorous Beasties’ work embodies a unique diversity of pattern, ranging from design that echoes a golden age of copperplate engraving (a time-honoured classic is the Thistle range; or Merian Palm superwide wallpaper) to example of a distinctly edgy nature, an elegant transgression, a display of chic irreverence. Yet, the studio fully engages a design[…]
Newgate Clocks, Great British Timepieces Newgate specialises in the creation of iconic alarm clocks, travel alarm clocks, mantel clocks and impressively oversize wall clocks. Their designs are heavily influenced by classic, vintage and retro design of the past and by adding a touch of modernism, these clocks are versatile as they suit both traditional[…]
Grace & Favor Curated by Krrb Shops Tucked just off of Bedford, this British shop is a delight. Find vintage home goods, endless wallpaper options, adorable tchotchkes and greeting cards. The owner even offers gift wrap! Now this kind of service we can get used to.
Grace & Favor 168 North 1st Street, Brooklyn There is magic in the shop, says Andrea Brooke of Grace & Favor. British eccentric with a touch of Harry Potter is how she describes her interiors and home shop, which never fails to make her clients smile. The shop is at the same time charming and[…]
No visit to New York City is complete without a visit to Williamsburg in Brooklyn — one of the coolest places in the city, at least for the next minute or two, if you listen to the buzz. (A lot of New Yorkers will tell you Williamsburg is past-it, and in my experience when the[…]
I so enjoyed this interview with Krrb. I also love their site and am thrilled that we now have our Vintage furniture listed with them.. What fun. Located just off Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, stepping into Grace & Favor is like taking a mini trip to Great Britain. Owner Andrea Brooke opened shop doors two years[…]
In December yours truly was invited to attend a luncheon in the presence of The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge. I was fortunate to be able speak to William in person – we chatted about polo, Cirencester, Grace & Favor and interior design. He was warm, kind & charming, I felt truly honored to have[…]
SHOP Disclaimer: TravelMail cannot be responsible for any damage to your bank balance should you happen to visit the boutiques here listed. But if you do aspire to dress like the model types drifting around the waterfront high rises in Margiela and Marant, then Bird is your destination. Just a few doors along on North 1st is a[…]
We made it into The Scoop! Thank you New York Times. Grace & Favor 168 North First Street (Bedford Avenue) Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 (347) 799-2941 gracefavor.com Furnishing a home in quintessential British style doesn’t require a trip across the Atlantic. In a neighborhood better known for its American hipster aesthetic, this housewares store proudly[…]
Five iconic moquette fabric designs taken from the London Transport Museum’s archive, re-worked into a collection of contemporary viscose velvets. We have put together the fabrics, pillows, Poems on the Underground, Retro Underground Posters and some fabulous vintage London Transport finds! Full collection in store Tuesday 16th September.