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Go Bananas for the Year of the Monkey

Scalamandre Summer Palace Porcelain

Chinese New Year is upon us! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Asian-inspired fabric and wallpaper, plus monkey-printed products to celebrate the Year of the Monkey! Born out of the monkey craze in the 18th century, Singerie was a style that featured our furry ancestors performing human tasks. Now we’re seeing these playful primates … Continue reading Go Bananas for the Year of the Monkey

This Fall’s New Collections: Exotic Influences

dwellstudio modern cavavan sofa bengal lattice peacock fabric

Here at DecoratorsBest, we’re excited to announce four new globally-inspired collections! From contemporary ikats to block printed patterns, multiple cultures come together in these selections from some of our top manufacturers. DwellStudio’s Modern Caravan for Robert Allen @ Home, featuring tribal stripes, batik foliage and animal motifs, pays homage to the rich style of the … Continue reading This Fall’s New Collections: Exotic Influences

How to Decorate a Period Home

Beach 1840s Greek Revival in Sag Harbor via Domaine

While matching decor to a home’s era is always a winning strategy, we love the juxtaposition of a style that contrasts a bit and brings the space into the 21st century. Read on and find out how to get the look! The Hamptons home above is a Greek Revival that dates back to the 1840s, … Continue reading How to Decorate a Period Home

Exclusive Designer Tips from the 2015 Hampton Designer Showhouse

2015 Hampton Designer Showhouse guest bedroom designed by Elise Som - photo by Marco Ricca

The fourteen annual Hampton Designer Showhouse couldn’t have come at a more opportune time. In the midst of a relentless New York City heat wave, we couldn’t wait to leave the crowded sidewalks to stretch our legs and feel a sea breeze. And, of course, to take in the sights of this year’s beautifully decorated … Continue reading Exclusive Designer Tips from the 2015 Hampton Designer Showhouse