Home Decor

Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom People have long been drawn to exotic safari themed accents for the home and personal accessories.  Perhaps, it is because the beauty and color found in nature is perfection.  For me, it is also the idea of bringing the outdoors into my high-rise apartment.  Plus it is also a great way add texture and some excitement.  In Read more…

Animal Kingdom People have long been drawn to exotic safari themed accents for the home and personal accessories.  Perhaps, it is because the beauty and color found in nature is perfection.  For me, it is also the idea ... Read More

Lighting

The 50th Anniversary of the Lobmeyr Metropolitan Chandelier 

Congratulations and thank you to Lobmeyr for the hosting a wonderful party, May 15, at The Metropolitan Opera in New York.  The occasion celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Metropolitan chandelier installation at the Metropolitan Opera House.  Each time I see them, I am always struck by the stunning beauty of these now iconic chandeliers. The Read more…

Congratulations and thank you to Lobmeyr for the hosting a wonderful party, May 15, at The Metropolitan Opera in New York.  The occasion celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Metropolitan chandelier installation at the Metropolitan Opera ... Read More

Bridal

Gift Registry 101

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Bridal Registry Basics  Register for what you really want and love!  It has to speak to you. Couples worry too much about pleasing other people during this process. Go in person and see things – hold them in your hands. If you are not able to stop by our showroom we are happy to send you Read more…

Bridal Registry Basics  Register for what you really want and love!  It has to speak to you. Couples worry too much about pleasing other people during this process. Go in person and see things - hold ... Read More

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Designer Profile: Eva Quateman

I am thrilled to present a new series on our blog, Designer Profiles.  We are very fortunate to work with designers, decorators and architects from around the country on their exciting projects.  Working so closely with our design partners gives us an inside look at an entire project – the concept, the materials, the color Read more…

I am thrilled to present a new series on our blog, Designer Profiles.  We are very fortunate to work with designers, decorators and architects from around the country on their exciting projects.  Working so closely ... Read More

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Kneen & Co. Launches Hermes Voyage en Ikat Pattern in Chicago – Part 3

The final table setting exhibited at our recent event collaboration with Hermes featured a fun, contemporary and relaxed arrangement showcasing the Hermes Rallye 24 dinnerware pattern, the Saint-Louis crystal Oxymore stemware pattern (also available as barware) in clear crystal and gray and the Puiforcat Guethary flatware pattern in stainless steel.  Also displayed were the Saint-Louis Opercule “boxes” Read more…

The final table setting exhibited at our recent event collaboration with Hermes featured a fun, contemporary and relaxed arrangement showcasing the Hermes Rallye 24 dinnerware pattern, the Saint-Louis crystal Oxymore stemware pattern (also available as barware) in ... Read More

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Kneen & Co. Launches Hermes Voyage en Ikat Pattern in Chicago – Part 2

Today I am showcasing the next table grouping at the event we hosted with Hermes featuring the Hermes Mosaique au 24 Platinum dinnerware collection and the Puiforcat Cercle D’Argent dinnerware collection in gold and sterling silver.  This table was effortlessly beautiful and elegant, compatible with a variety of interior styles. The interlocking platinum and grey Read more…

Today I am showcasing the next table grouping at the event we hosted with Hermes featuring the Hermes Mosaique au 24 Platinum dinnerware collection and the Puiforcat Cercle D'Argent dinnerware collection in gold and sterling ... Read More

Tabletop

Kneen & Co. Launches Hermes Voyage en Ikat Pattern in Chicago – Part 1

  Earlier this month, Kneen & Co. hosted a fabulous event with Hermes in Chicago to launch the new Hermes dinnerware collection, Voyage en Ikat.  In addition to the gorgeous Ikat pattern, other new products from the Hermes group were presented including selections from Hermes Art de Table, Puiforcat Silver and Saint-Louis Crystal. Thank you Read more…

  Earlier this month, Kneen & Co. hosted a fabulous event with Hermes in Chicago to launch the new Hermes dinnerware collection, Voyage en Ikat.  In addition to the gorgeous Ikat pattern, other new products ... Read More

Gracious Living

Ted Muehling’s Stunning Work

A collection of votives, candleholders and vases designed by Ted Muehling for Nymphenburg I lived in Germany in the 1990s with my family and for five of those years we lived near the Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory located on the grounds of the Nymphenburg Palace. Each day, I walked to the castle with my daughters and Read more…

A collection of votives, candleholders and vases designed by Ted Muehling for Nymphenburg I lived in Germany in the 1990s with my family and for five of those years we lived near the Nymphenburg Porcelain ... Read More

Home Decor

How to Care for Your Stemware

Elegant stemware doesn’t have to be saved for just the annual New Year’s Eve toast. Keep your glassware and crystal perfectly polished and stored with these tips, so that any regular day can have the feel of a special occasion.

Elegant stemware doesn't have to be saved for just the annual New Year’s Eve toast. Keep your glassware and crystal perfectly polished and stored with these tips, so that any regular day can have the ... Read More

Home Decor

How to Care for Your Porcelain Dinnerware

Many people think of porcelain as too fragile to be used regularly. While porcelain is fragile, you can still use it regularly as your dinnerware with the proper protection, care, and storage.

Many people think of porcelain as too fragile to be used regularly. While porcelain is fragile, you can still use it regularly as your dinnerware with the proper protection, care, and storage. (more…)