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 […]

D&D in Traditional Home Great Kitchens

Posted on Jul 20, 2013 in Candelabra, Candlesticks, Designers, Events, press
D&D in Traditional Home Great Kitchens

Traditional Home magazine recently released an online magazine completely devoted to beautiful kitchens called Traditional Home Great Kitchens. Besides mouth-watering cabinets and countertops that I pinned like crazy, there’s also a gorgeous tabletop story featuring the work of Connecticut-based interior designer Molly Hirsch. I had previously posted some photos of a tabletop she had done […]

Love for Life

Posted on Feb 14, 2013 in Blogs, Candelabra, Events, Love, press
Love for Life

This is a special Valentine’s Day. We have a layer of snow on the ground, we’re healthy and happy with so many wonderful things happening in our lives and we have learned an even deeper meaning of what it means to be thankful. Some people are thankful for successes or opportunities. Stephanie Nielson and husband […]

Happy Thanksgiving—We Are Thankful

Posted on Nov 27, 2011 in Candelabra, Candlesticks, Love

Just over a year ago Dunes and I created the idea of Dunes and Duchess. Starting with a candelabra—a piece we thought symbolized our own budding romance and one that we could share with one others—we boldly started a company in the worst economic times ever. With the amazing support of store owners, interior designers, […]

Luxe Magazine Madness!

Posted on Oct 7, 2011 in Candelabra, Candlesticks, Designers, press

When you hear you’re going to be in a magazine, the first reaction is always one of dizzying excitement. When you receive the magazine and your jaw actually hits the floor—well, that’s what happened when we saw our International Lifesaving Orange Candelabra on page 71 of the Fall 2011 of Luxe Magazine. Blown up to […]

Wishing you a Happy New Year!

Posted on Dec 31, 2010 in Candelabra, Candlesticks
Wishing you a Happy New Year!

Dunes and I want to wish you and yours the most wonderful 2011! We’ll be at the New York International Gift Fair at the end of January displaying our candelabras, candelabra lamps and giant glass hurricanes along with our new mirrors, a lucite hurricane, candelabra sconces and furniture. We hope to see you there! Until […]

We Wish You a Merry Christmas!

Posted on Dec 27, 2010 in Candelabra, Candlesticks
We Wish You a Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from our hearts to yours—Dunes and Duchess

How we lit the table with candelabras

Posted on Nov 3, 2010 in Candelabra, Candlesticks, Hurricane
How we lit the table with candelabras

Using the candelabras and giant hurricane in a tablescape or table decoration for a party.

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