Steven Solman, president of Scalamandre, tells the story of the renowned textile house from its founding in 1929 to its current status as the “go-to resource” for high-end designers looking for exquisite textiles.
Ceramic artist Irma Starrs Christmas ornaments and figurines, available at Halls and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art store, have become a Kansas City holiday tradition, and she adds new designs every year.
A metal sleeve can run about $4,000, while an insert’s cost can vary, and venting can be an issue.
Id never heard of RSH until recently, and Ive never ordered anything from it. The company refers to itself as the vision of design enthusiasts committed to offering the highest quality designer goods
Kansas City’s own Creative Candles sent out its retailer catalog recently, showcasing its array of stock. Tapers are hand-dipped, and pillars, votives, balls and floating candles are hand-poured.
The Botero Stackable Dinner for One dishes at Studio Dan Meiners are dark on the outside and neon inside ($48.50 a set). When stacked upside down for storage they take on the voluptuous sculptural quality of a Botero.
A staircase lined with familiar family photos is a reset button, a way to remain grounded, architect Dan Maginn writes.
My wife and I find ourselves in the midst of our own grunge movement the ongoing renovation of our house in Brookside. Like many other creative and fiscally challenged couples, we are interested in creating dynamic and inspired spaces without breaking the bank. Predictably, we have fully embraced the Cobain, named for Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of Nirvana.
Cutting and decorating the family Christmas tree is some of my best holiday memories. But finding the perfect tree is sometimes an exhausting search