Setting Up in Atlanta

Setting Up in Atlanta

We’ve been working on our new Atlanta Showroom in HD Home for the past few days, preparing for our opening on Thursday. We’re teaming with Taylor Burke Home and Cotton and Quill to create a one-stop destination for lighting, furniture and fabric. It doesn’t look like much now, but here’s our start. Don’t forget that […]

NYC and the 100th anniversary of the Decorator’s Club

Posted on Jan 5, 2015 in Candelabra, Candlesticks, Color, Designers, Events, Holidays
NYC and the 100th anniversary of the Decorator’s Club

Last month we were incredibly honored when interior designer Amanda Nisbet asked us to provide candelabras for tables at the Decorator’s Club’s 100th anniversary. Held at a private men’s club in New York City, the room was a who’s who of decorators including club chairwoman Victoria Hagan, Bunny Williams, Anne Pyne and gentlemen they had […]

The Best of Our Holiday Cards!

Posted on Jan 5, 2015 in Candelabra, Candlesticks, Color, Holidays, Lamps, Sconce, Tables
The Best of Our Holiday Cards!

As you know, Instagram is always the best way to keep up with what’s new at Dunes and Duchess (we’re on there as @dunesandduchess). For the holidays we posted beautiful, clever and sometimes cheeky holiday greetings cooked up by our can’t-be-named graphic designer. Here’s the whole lot. Let us know which is your favorite! xoduchy

It’s a Holiday Give-Away!!

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 in Blogs, Candelabra, Candlesticks, Color, Events, Holidays
It’s a Holiday Give-Away!!

Want your own Moderne Red Candelabra? Enter to win! Simply follow Waiting on Martha and Dunes and Duchess on Instagram, tag three friends and you’re in!

Happy Hannukkah!

Posted on Dec 17, 2014 in Candlesticks, Holidays, Sconce
Happy Hannukkah!

There’s nothing better than candlelight to celebrate the season. Wishing you and yours the happiest this very special time of the year! xoduchy

Scenes From High Point

Scenes From High Point

There will be more of these, but here are a few photos from High Point that show off some of the new pieces.       Today and tomorrow I’m in rehearsal and preparations to host the New England Design Hall of Fame in Boston. I’ve got to be prepared to stand and talk on […]

Securely in the Halloween Spirit

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in Candelabra, Candlesticks, Color, Holidays, Island House
Securely in the Halloween Spirit

You all know we have an amazing graphic designer who’s been with us since day 1, inspiring us with all her visuals. Like Madonna and The Hulk she goes by an even simpler name, just the letter “S.” S had no shortage of Halloween ideas for us as it is her favorite holiday. We’ve been […]

VOTE for Dunes and Duchess—Martha Stewart American Made!!

Posted on Oct 9, 2014 in Events
VOTE for Dunes and Duchess—Martha Stewart American Made!!

If you’re a Facebook follower you’ve seen that I’ve been posting links to vote for Dunes and Duchess in the the Martha’s Stewart American Made Awards. Dunes and Duchess is a finalist in the awards and we’d love for you to vote for us CLICK HERE TO VOTE The fun thing is that you can […]

An Apology to Erin Gates

Posted on Oct 8, 2014 in Blogs, Interior Design, Seen, Styled by Duchy
An Apology to Erin Gates

Last night I missed a party I really wanted to go to. I’d had it on my calendar for more than a month, had the perfect outfit picked out and had planned my day around driving to Boston. I was looking forward to the launch and book signing party for Erin Gates whose book Elements […]

Spotted! Candelabras in the New Luxe Magazine

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Candelabra, Candlesticks, Designers, press, Seen
Spotted! Candelabras in the New Luxe Magazine

I haven’t been down South for a month or so so I was thrilled when Cindy Ray Interiors emailed me photos of their project featuring our Classic Candelabra as it appeared in the pages of Luxe magazine’s South Florida edition. I’m just showing you the dining area of this gorgeous residence, which was completed by […]

Dunes and Duchess in Country Living’s House of the Year!

Posted on Aug 25, 2014 in Designers, Dunes and Duchess Furniture, Events, Process
Dunes and Duchess in Country Living’s House of the Year!

Pick up the September issue of Country Living and you’ll find us not once, but twice in the Country Living House of the Year. The house was completely designed by the New York-based firm Tilton Fenwick made up of Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham. The pair has a gorgeous fabric line for Duralee […]

The Pleasures of Outdoor Showers

Posted on Aug 22, 2014 in Island House
The Pleasures of Outdoor Showers

Outdoor showers are the best. In the morning there’s nothing like standing under blasting water while squinting in the sun, catching tiny rainbows through wet eyelashes. At night when the air is chilled, the water warms you while you gaze at a starry sky. I’d never had an outdoor shower and really couldn’t comment much […]