Monthly Archives: November 2011

A note from Hutton Wilkinson to launch our new Tony Duquette collection!

Tony Duquette for Remains Lighting, is a match made in heaven! Having worked with Tony since I was seventeen I experienced all the joys of his creativity and all the sorrow of trying to find craftsmen capable of interpreting his dramatic vision into something which … Continue reading

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Factory Visit from the Balvenie Rare Craft Roadshow

Andrew Weir, ambassador of “The Balvenie” came to visit the Remains factory in Brooklyn. They are touring the country in a hand-built Morgan Plus 8 to find and “celebrate rare craftsmanship” wherever they find it still thriving. You can see … Continue reading

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On the topic of tricky attributions:

A friend of ours from Virginia unearthed these beauties: A pair of carved marble and gilt bronze column torchieres, circa 1910. After cleaning and putting them back together I had a hunch they were made by the New York maker … Continue reading

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Spectacular Autumn Sunrise

I pulled into work a little before 7am the other day under an incredible luminous sky. So I grabbed the camera and bounded up to the roof to see what the skyline looked like and… was it impressive. When I … Continue reading

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The San Francisco Antiques Show…and then some…

Alix, Valerie, and I spent a recent evening at the San Francisco Antiques Show Preview Party. This seems like the one night where all San Francisco’s design, architecture and antiques luminaries come out to celebrate. We had a great time … Continue reading

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