At Home with Purveyors of Antique and Vintage Furnishings
Dealer’s Choice: At Home with Purveyors of Antique and Vintage Furnishings features the exquisite private spaces inhabited by the world’s leading dealers of modernist furniture and objects, antiquities and antique European decorative works. The vigilantly arranged homes are in L.A., New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Berlin, Istanbul, the Belgian countryside, and elsewhere.
Dealers of antiques and vintage furnishings are major design trendsetters. In their own homes, they let their imaginations run wild and often display the cream of the crop. Dealer’s Choice: At Home with Purveyors of Antique and Vintage Furnishings gathers the best of these homes into a gorgeous illustrated volume.
With text by Craig Kellogg and a foreword by Michael Bruno, founder and president of leading online antiques destination 1st Dibs, this lavish volume showcases 32 homes of dealers specializing in midcentury modernist furniture and objects, antique European decorative works, and antiquities.
With extensive knowledge of design history, an instinct for sniffing out undiscovered treasures, and their innate sense of taste, color, scale, and proportion, the dealers featured in this volume decorate their homes with exquisite rare furniture, carefully curated collections of art and objects, and a bit of humor—compelling examples to anyone striving to create a singular environment.
Geographically, the homes in Dealer’s Choice: At Home with Purveyors of Antique and Vintage Furnishings are wide-spread: Los Angeles, New York (from the city to Hudson Valley to the Hamptons), Chicago, San Francisco, London, Paris and the South of France, Berlin, Istanbul, and the Belgian countryside. The types of abodes include a moated castle, a country manor set in a vineyard, a former paper warehouse, and a nineteenth-century limestone mansion on Chicago’s south side.