Silver Is the Passion of A. Pash & Sons

The in-house expert of this 125-year-old London gallery tells us why silver matters today, how to spot a fake and which pieces are the finest.

by Malcolm Cossons | photos by Tobias Harvey
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Silver Is the Passion of A. Pash & Sons

The Quiet Drama of Amelia Handegan’s Southern-Infused Spaces

The Charleston designer's impeccable interiors rest on a solid foundation of historic knowledge and a fresh, sumptuous use of color.

by Cara Greenberg
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The Quiet Drama of Amelia Handegan’s Southern-Infused Spaces

In Search of a Good Story and Great Design at Demisch Danant

Suzanne Demisch and Stephane Danant are detectives of sorts, tracking down the history behind 20th-century French designers, now from their new Rafael de Cárdenas–designed Manhattan gallery.

by Carol Kino
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In Search of a Good Story and Great Design at Demisch Danant

An Aussie Antiques Collector’s Home Gets the Museum Treatment

The late real-estate scion David Roche wanted a collection that rivaled the Frick’s — and now his passion is paying off.

by Jill Krasny
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An Aussie Antiques Collector’s Home Gets the Museum Treatment

Onwards and Upwards

JF Chen, one of Los Angeles's longtime leading antiques and vintage furniture dealers, has recently relocated its richly eclectic inventory to a dramatic new space. Prepare to get blissfully lost.

by David A. Keeps | photos by Samuel C. Frost
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Onwards and Upwards

Isn’t it Rich?

A must-see show at New York's Hirschl & Adler Galleries gathers together some of the finest examples of early-19th-century Neoclassical American furniture ever produced.

by Joan Barzilay Freund
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Isn’t it Rich?

A Palatial Passion Project

A new monograph from the incomparable Jacques Garcia shines the spotlight on the French designer's most personal — and ambitious project — to date: the complete restoration, renovation and redecoration of Château de Champ de Bataille, his own 17th-century estate in Normandy. Here, he talks to 1stdibs about this passion project like no other.

by Jean Bond Rafferty
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A Palatial Passion Project

A Philadelphia Story

On a visit to an 18th-century estate along the Schuylkill River, the best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert — whose botany-infused novel, The Signature of All Things, is out now — talks plants, people and the past with landscape architect Barbara Paca.

by Norman Vanamee
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A Philadelphia Story

Thomas Pheasant Updates the Classics

The interior and furniture designer may be a classicist — he is a Washingtonian, after all — yet his interpretations are fresh and elegant, and this has placed him in high demand among a younger generation of Beltway insiders who crave what he describes as “a cleaner view of traditional.”

by Jorge S. Arango
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Thomas Pheasant Updates the Classics

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