04.11.16

One of a Kind Furniture: 7 Pieces That Can Inspire an Entire Room

In any room, there should be a balance between the pieces that blend in and the ones that stand out. If everything in a room was a showstopper, it would feel busy, cacophonous, and cluttered. If everything were traditional, neutral, or simple, on the ...

04.08.16

Get the Look: Chic Safari Style Decor

Safari-inspired interior design is sort of like nautical decor or the shabby chic look: it never quite goes out of style, though it does seem to become a major trend inspiration every few seasons. Right now, with all of the focus on globally influenc ...

04.06.16

1 Piece 3 Ways: The Leather Topped Partners Desk

There's no arguing that an office is a functional space that should be designed for maximum productivity. But we also won't sit here and tell you that we aren't a whole lot more productive in an office space that's beautiful, chic and well-organized ...

04.04.16

Spring Decorating: 5 Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for the Season

As we write this post in early April, the temperature in Connecticut is hovering in the mid-30s and much of the state is covered in fresh snow. But, despite the fact that the weather hasn't gotten the memo that the seasons changed a few weeks back w ...

04.01.16

What’s In, What’s Out: Talking Trends With Stamford Interior Designer Kimberly Pratt

Blame it on the popularity of visual media like Pinterest, blogs, and Instagram, our collective mentality of "instant gratification," or the fact that you can now order furniture from almost anywhere in the world online. Whatever the cause, interior ...

03.30.16

Alexis Varbero’s Tips for Hiring the Right Interior Designer

As a member of the team at the prestigious Schwartz Design Showroom, which recently opened a new location in Stamford, Alexis Varbero knows what it's like to work with top interior designers -- in fact, since Schwartz Design is exclusively to-the-tra ...

03.28.16

4 Tips for Decorating a Large Home

Head to any mass furniture retailer or browse any popular decorating blog and there's a good chance there will be an entire section dedicated to small-space design: petite sofas, practical storage furniture, and scaled-down case goods designed to ma ...

03.25.16

1 Piece, 3 Ways: The Antique Crystal & Brass Basket Chandelier

It's time again for our monthly take on our favorite pieces at TLV, AKA our excuse to let our design dreams run wild and decorate a few fantasy spaces with our inventory (what's the fun of selling beautiful things if you can't daydream about them a ...

03.21.16

Upgrade It: The George Smith Knole Sofa

Among the many advantageous things about buying classic, high-quality furniture: it's a long-term investment. When a piece is able to stand the test of time, there's no need to toss it or replace it when you want to change up your decor ... you c ...

03.18.16

Get Our Decorating Advice On Living Greenwich!

We're so excited to announce that, starting this month, we'll be writing regular columns about all things decorating for one of our favorite local websites, Living Greenwich! We'll be offering decorating tips and trend roundups, as well as spotlighti ...

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