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High Meets Low in Monaco

by Louis Postel in Showboats International, September 2016  Princess Grace Designer George Stacey Who invented who took two seemingly irreconcilable ideas — casual and chic — and put them together to revolutionize the interior décor and furnishings? Arguably, it was George Alford Stacey (1901-1993) who decorated five homes over 28 Read more…

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Through the Looking Glass

Trade Secrets by Louis Postel, first published in New England Home, July 2016 [dropcap]T[/dropcap]ransparency. Transparency. Transparency. Now, more than ever, we want to know what’s going on. Not the appearance of what’s going on, but what’s really going on. Transparency, after all, is the stock in trade of the design profession: the play of light and shadow, windows and walls. Is that handsome, silver-haired politician merely the tool of lobbyists? Is that proud, global-thinking auto executive cheating at every opportunity? Is America’s favorite, pinochle-playing Dad also a rapist? (more…)

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