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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[…]
One of the most exciting finds at Decorex 2015 was the new “The Tudors-Deconstructed” range of fabrics, wallpapers and selected pieces of vintage furniture by Blackpop. The range is based on an abstraction of 16th century Tudor portraits in the collection of London’s National Portrait Gallery. Maxine Hall, Designer and Director at Blackpop, was[…]
Join your roving Brit reporter for the full scoop on London Design Week. We’ll be live at the VIP tent at Decorex, attending private behind the scenes tours of the major British brands at Focus 2015 and much much more. Plus private insider country house tours and antiquing in the Cotswolds. Join us on Facebook[…]
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.
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[…]
I’m so excited to have Melissa Bamber here at Grace & Favor. She is a really talented British textile designer working in NYC. Her motto “Handmade with Love in NYC” is apparent in every lovely detail of her finished pillows – here’s one of my favorites – Sailor’s Ruin.