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The Ottoman Empire

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In recent years, the coffee table has been reimagined. It's no longer either a rectangle or a circle; it's not necessarily made of brown wood; and the way it's conceived of today, the coffee table is no longer always hospitable to cups of coffee. As we imagine it at Double R…
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Check Mate

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The checkered pattern has been around way ever since…No one's sure, actually. It seems that the earliest examples are found on ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and pottery. Below is a picture of an Egyptican checkered vase ca. 3850–2960 B.C. Below is an oversized checkerboard chair we created for our collection of restored…
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Circular Thinking

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I was thrilled for Double R Design to be featured in the Winter Issue of the interiors magazine, Business of Home. It's a terrific article about the concept of circularity. When it comes to furniture, circularity means that we don't throw old pieces away--we maintain, reuse, and refurbish. Circularity is the cornerstone of what we do at Double R Design.The…
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A Textile Party

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We recently partnered with Stitchroom to create a few window seat nooks for a client who appreciates the beauty in mixing textiles. Above is an image of a small reading nook on the second floor stair landing of their beautiful Bronx Tudor.This home is filled to the brim with wonderful stuff:…
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Batting Those Eyelashes

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Last weekend I went to the Brooklyn Museum to see the terrific exhibit, Giants, which featured the art collection of Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. I highly recommend checking it out! I loved everything there, but one piece that resonated with me especially was Nick Cave's Tondo.As much as I wanted…
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The Power of Trim

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Trim is too often overlooked as an important design element--when done right, trim can define the look of a piece of furniture. On the footstool above we used Samuel & Sons Jumbo Pom Pom Fringe. I love the juxtaposition of the tiny footstool and the over-sized pom poms. The trim adds…
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