Dealers of antiques and vintage furnishings are the ultimate design trendsetters, setting the styles that are followed by decorators, manufacturers and, ultimately, consumers. With extensive knowledge of design history and an instinct for sniffing out undiscovered treasures and diamonds in the rough, the leading dealers hand-pick the furniture, artwork and objects that personalize the spaces we inhabit.
In their own homes, these dealers have the opportunity to let their imaginations run wild and to display what is, for them, the cream of the crop. With exquisite samples of rare furniture; exhaustingly curated collections of art and objects; an innate sense of taste, color, scale and proportion; and a bit of humor, the dealers design environments for themselves that can serve as compelling examples to anyone striving to create a singular home.
Dealer’s Choice: At Home with Purveyors of Antique and Vintage Furnishings features lush color photographs of the homes of the world’s foremost antiquaires. Included are the houses, apartments, lofts, and even castles of dealers specializing in mid-century modernist furniture and objects, antiquities and antique European decorative works. These residences in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, East Hampton, Paris, Istanbul and elsewhere illustrate the finest and most personal creations of the leading tastemakers in interior design.