Archive for the ‘inspiration’ Category

AMERICAN TRIBUTE: THE ONE ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE

Posted on: June 5, 2013

The One Room Schoolhouse could most definitely be credited as a vital thread that stitched rural America into small towns. Often, these one room schools would be placed quite literally in or near a field and children of all ages …

WE LOVE: BEST MADE CO.

Posted on: May 10, 2013

Here are items currently in our ‘cart’ from Best Made Company. Made in the United States!

 

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WE LOVE: GREG LAUREN SPRING 2013 COLLECTION

Posted on: April 24, 2013

Tattered linen and burlap seemingly recovered from an old trunk. Cross over closures, sateen bows and industrial clasp details. Destroyed, intentional and beautiful. That’s how we’d define the 2013 Spring Collection by Greg Lauren.

Many know Greg Lauren for …

We Love: Ace Hotel NYC

Posted on: November 5, 2012

Although the Ace Hotel in New York has been around for awhile, we’re still dying to feature it here on our blog, frankly because we are in love with the place. Every trip to New York always involves a …

Cheers to a Good Bar

Posted on: June 20, 2012

Bars are often the place of origin for the best ideas, love stories and schemes. ┬áThis bar’s aesthetic sparks many great ideas for us!

We Love: Army Gym

Posted on: June 5, 2012

We admire products and spaces that are well-constructed and classic in design. We believe that the best designs are the ones that stand the test of time; items and ideas that will exist long after we’re gone.

Nigel Cabourn created …

Brimfield Adventures

Posted on: May 25, 2012

The Brimfield Antiques Show began in the 1950′s and has become the largest and best-known outdoor antiques show in the country. Running for a distance of about a half-mile and at least 500′ deep on each side of the highway, …

Music We Listen To

Posted on: August 1, 2009

Here at American Furnishings we believe that a great shopping experience is dependent on the music we offer your ears. You will almost always hear us streaming the internet radio channel “Radio Paradise” which plays a range of eclectic tunes.…