Sep 19, 2014

The French General Collection: Fabric, Trim and Wallpaper

    Designer Fabrics: The French General Collection

French fabric
French General Fabrics
The French General Collection comes in three colorways: Bisque, French Blue and Rouge. This collection features fabric, trim and wallpaper and was founded by Kaari Meng. She traveled to France every summer and collected inspirational elements found throughout the countryside. She developed this collection in an old barn in upstate NY to reflect a simplistic lifestyle. This traditional collection focuses on linen and cotton fibers and conveys a luxurious French appeal. All sold to designers through Fabricut.

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French style trim
French General Trim

First row: Bernadette in La Mer; Vanesque in La Mer; Colette in Rose; Charente in Bisque; Lautrec in Rouge.
Second row: Auvillar in La Mer; Charente in Rose; Cartier in Bisque; Cartier in Indigo; Dauphine in Bleu.
Third row: Bernadette in Rouge; Josette Linen in Linen; Lautrec in Bleu; Mirmande in Hemp; Charente in Bleu.
Fourth row: Vanesque in Bisque; Mirmande in Bleu; Josette Cotton in Bisque; Manon in Bleu; Manon in Rouge; Auvillar in Rose.

French wallpaper patterns
French General Wallcovering

Wallcovering: Clemence in Indigo.
Back pillow: Tournesal in Indigo; Trim is Cartier in Bisque.
Front pillow: Emile in Bleu; Trim is Auvillar in Bleu.
Bottom cushion: Albi Linen in Parchment.

All fabric, trim and wallcovering sold through Fabricut.

Sep 18, 2014

Designer Mirror: Soft Gold Iron Accessories and Table to Match

mirror and matching sconces
Gold Mirror and Sconces to Match

Soft gold hand forged iron in a spike design makes this mirror and matching sconces special!

Gold Sunburst Mirror:
The mirror frame is made of hand forged iron with an uneven quality to the iron to continue the hand forged look. The iron sunburst resembles spikes that are stacked at different widths to form this beautiful frame. The iron is then finished in a softer gold that surrounds a round beveled mirror. All hand crafted. Item SA790227 at The Designer Insider shop.

Gold Spiked Candle Wall Sconce:
This is a unique candle wall sconce that includes a clear glass shade. The iron resembles spikes that are stacked at different heights to form this beautiful sconce holder and continues onto the wall. Holds a 4" pillar candle. Item SA790228 at The Designer Insider shop.

Gold Iron Bench with Muslin Top:
This is a small and unique bench for just about any room in the home. Use it by a sofa or chair as a foot stool or seating. The top has an attached muslin cushion, not the fabric seen here. You can easily cover the cushion and make it your own. Item SA790374 at The Designer Insider shop.

Gold Side Table with White Marble Top:
This is a small and unique side table for just about any room in the home. Use it by a sofa or chair for a drink or display. This table is made of hand forged iron with an uneven quality to the iron to continue the hand forged look. The iron legs resemble spikes that are stacked to form the base, then finished in a soft gold. A metal band surrounds the top that holds a natural white marble slab. Item SA790373 at The Designer Insider shop.

Sep 17, 2014

Designer Fabrics: Deer Motif Fabric from Pindler and Pindler

rustic cabin fabrics
Deer Motif and Rustic Fabrics

The Gentlemen's Retreat Collection
This new collection from Pindler and Pindler is part of the Gentlemen's Retreat Collection featuring classic sophisticated patterns in suitable palettes of color. Weaves and textures are paired with stripes and patterns to make your room interesting and casual.

Fabrics from top:

Sanderson - A small repeat design in a Greek Key patterned woven with texture and interest. Color: Graphite. Comes in 19 colorways.

Becall - A classic houndstooth design in a woven texture that is suitable for upholstery. Color: Charcoal. Comes in 2 colorways.

Sanderson - A small repeat design in a Greek Key patterned woven with texture and interest. Color: Spice. Comes in 19 colorways.

Allendale - An exclusive stripe texture that is perfect for upholstery. Color: Yellowstone. Comes in 4 colorways.

Uncle Buck - An exclusive ethnic upholstery design featuring a stylized deer motif. Comes in a textural construction that is durable for upholstery. Color: Charcoal. Comes in 3 colorways. A repeat of 28" high x 27" wide.

All fabrics are from Pindler and Pindler, to the Trade.

Sep 16, 2014

Designer Furniture: Small Side Tables: Modern or Traditional

iron side tables with stone top
Small Side Tables in Iron

Need a great side table? We have lots of selections to choose from for all decor styles. The two above are just a sampling of the tables available. Click here:  Side Tables and then choose your favorite!

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Sep 15, 2014

Designer Fabrics: Outdoor Fabrics from DwellStudio in Turquoise and Lime

Designer Fabrics from DwellStudio

DwellStudio's Outdoor Fabric Collection
This is a sampling of the Modern Bungalow Collection from DwellStudio for Robert Allen. These indoor/outdoor fabrics are a new assortment of exciting palettes and designs all crafted using Sunbrella. Very chic and durable for your decor. This is the turquoise and green palette, but other colorways are available with plenty of coordinating fabrics. Thank you DwellStudio!
Fabric from top:
Jungalow in Lime
Palmwood in Turquoise
Finmark in Turquoise
Nordic Stripe in Turquoise
Lazy Cabana in Turquoise

All fabrics sold through Robert Allen for DwellStudio.

Sep 12, 2014

Lamp of the Week! Black Lamp with Silver Skull Motif

Antique Nickel and Black Skull Lamp with Black Shade
This striking lamp is a very surreal antique nickel and black lamp with an unusual but popular motif. The skull is an antique nickel and it is affixed to a black base. The black parchment shade adds more drama to the overall design. Size: 29" high. Item C06007 at The Designer Insider shop.

Sep 11, 2014

Modern Silver Tall Pendant with Glass Balls

modern foyer pendants
Silver Iron and Glass Modern Pendant

Showroom view of Modern Glass Ball Pendant
This wonderful pendant is a tight spiral design shape finished with hand applied silver on the iron. Hand blown glass balls in graduated sizes twirl down the frame. The delicate clear glass and iron creates a sophisticated pendant all in a contemporary silver leaf. This is a larger pendant at 43" total height and is a slim 20" wide at the widest point. Comes with four lights for plenty of illumination and a six foot chain. Item C09001 at The Designer Insider shop.

Sep 10, 2014

Kravet Guaranteed In Stock Fabric - Featuring Yellow Modern Fabrics!

yellow modern fabrics
In Stock Modern Fabrics from Kravet

Modern Yellow Fabrics for Upholstery: Quick Shipping!
Three beautiful choices of fabric all in a subtle yellow tone.
These fabrics are part of the Kravet Guaranteed in Stock collection. Usually these fabrics ship within 24 hours from Kravet directly to the designer. Over 1400 fabrics to choose from for quick shipping!

Left chair: 31381.14 - A heavy duty jacquard fabric with a medallion motif and a teflon finish. Repeat: 6.5" wide x 11" high. Content: A rayon/polyester blend. Comes in nine colorways!
Middle chair: 31392.416 - A heavy duty jacquard fabric with a teflon finish. Repeat: 7" wide x 13.5" high. Content: 100% cotton. Comes in six colorways!
Right chair: 31380.16 - A heavy duty paisley pattern with a teflon finish. Repeat: 28" wide x 9" high. Content: polyester/rayon/cotton blend. Comes in seven colorways!

All fabrics and chairs are from Kravet, to the Trade.

Sep 9, 2014

Williamsburg Home Decor Collection! Exclusive Products!

ivory leather chair
Ivory Leather Chair

We sell many beautiful products from the Williamsburg Furniture and Accessories Collection such as this club chair in ivory leather. Click the following link to see all the exclusive products from this unique home decor collection for modern and traditional interiors!

Williamsburg Home Collection

See all of our great signature products at The Designer Insider shop!

Sep 8, 2014

Embroidered Fabric in Gray and Orange for Modern Rooms

We love this gorgeous pattern from Robert Allen Designs. The pattern is "Sprouting Vine", a beautiful embroidered floral that is contained within large teardrops on a solid background. Notice the gray background, the orange and pink flowers and the brown stems. A 100% linen fabric with viscose embroidery. Repeat: 25" high x 14.5" wide. Gorgeous!
Pattern: Sprouting Vine
Color: Fireside

Pair it with "Swink" an orange linen fabric with a sewn geometric pattern for a quilted look. This has a small repeat that makes it perfect for ottomans and pillows. Swink comes in twelve colorways.
Pattern: Swink
Color: Canyon

Other "Sprouting Vine" colors:





All fabrics are from Robert Allen Design, to the Trade.

Sep 5, 2014

Lamp of the Week! Silver Iron Modern Floor Lamp!

Silver Iron Modern Floor Lamp
This is a slender floor lamp with a geometric profile all finished in a modern silver that pairs well with other decor. The lamp rod is square iron with a distressing of indentions over the entire lamp including the four modern feet. Then it is finished in a more modern silver for a raw natural metal look. This makes this lamp a best seller! The round shade is an off white linen and the lamp is all wrought iron. Size: 69" high. Shade size: 19" wide. A best selling modern silver floor lamp! Item C08066 at The Designer Insider shop.

Sep 4, 2014

Sunset Pink and Coral Fabrics from Kravet

This beautiful serene collection features combinations from sunset pinks to clay oranges and reds to stone hues. All new collection by Kravet and Panetone.

Modern pink and coral orange fabrics:
Left top pillow: 33202-12
Left bottom pillow: 33177-312; 33182-12
Left front pillow: 33199-317; 31391-97
Center pillow: 33183-716; 33180-317
Right top pillow: 31027-16
Second pillow in stack: 33171-1610
Third pillow in stack: 33208-909; 33228-916
Fourth pillow in stack: 33200-16
Bottom pillow in stack: 33184-910; 33182-24
Leaning pillow: 33201-712

Fabrics sold through Kravet, to the Trade.

Sep 3, 2014

Gold and Silver Mixed Chandeliers and Lighting

These fixtures are our best sellers for lighting with gold and silver. Update your home by using a fixture that has both colors!

Silver and Gold Modern Round Chandelier
C09302 - This is a modern chandelier with shimmering silver leaf as the main color enhanced with gold leaf. Perfect for dining tables small or large as this chandelier has a larger size too, C09301.

Distressed Crystal and Glass Pendant Chandelier
C09388 - This light is part of a larger collection that makes it easy for matching. The iron is heavily distressed in silver with distressed gold accents enhanced with crystal drops and seeded glass. Matching fixtures: C09357, C09387, C09979, C05357 and C08357.

Modern Empire Chandelier in Gold and Silver
C09411 - Old world style in a distressed French gold with unique chain mail cording in antiqued silver. Also comes in a larger version, C09412.

Embellished Small Silver and Gold Chandelier
C09461 - Distressed gold leaf mixed with silver leaf on a smaller chandelier with graceful curves. Perfect for hallways and small dining.

Matte Silver and Gold Leaf Elegant Iron Chandelier
C09948 - Elegance and embellished details adds the right touch to this gold leaf and matte silver iron chandelier. Use in a foyer or for dining.

Whimsical Silver and Gold Tall Narrow Chandelier
C09929 - A whimsical mix of distressed silver and gold leaf on a narrow yet taller chandelier. Use this chandelier for smaller dining and narrow foyers.

Gold, Silver and Rust Elegant Iron Chandelier
C09947 - A simple chandelier design with embellishments that makes it special in gold leaf, distressed silver and rust.

Oval Silver and Gold Leaf Chandelier
C09021 - Sprays of delicate leaves gives just the right touch to this elongated chandelier. Distressed gold and silver enhances this oval shaped chandelier that fits well over islands or long tables.

Modern Crystal and Glass Chandelier in Silver and Gold
C09027 - A more modern take on a crystal chandelier with the addition of glass balls on an iron frame that is tall and slender. A beautiful mix of gold leaf and silver leaf enhances the glass and crystal. Best Seller!

Sep 2, 2014

New Neutral Fabrics from Nate Berkus!

Neutral fabrics take the center stage here along with a rich velvet solid in silver. All from Nate Berkus and Fabricut.

Bucktown Stripe in Bark - A wider woven stripe of 100% cotton. Comes in four shades: Bark; Black; Gold; Lichen.

Devon Stripe in Linen - A small woven stripe in a cotton/rayon blend. Comes in three colorways: Linen; Mineral; Terra Cotta.

Fillmore Velvet in Silver - A beautiful velvet with high durability. Comes in four colorways: Silver; Gilt; Sparrow; Terra Cotta.

Garfield in Cinder - A linen/rayon solid with some texture at a great price point. Soil and stain repellent. Comes in ten great colors: Cinder; Basil; Curry; Dune; Lunar; Mushroom; Olive; Pebble; Sapphire.

Cottage Grove in Jute - A multipurpose solid in 100% cotton. Ten soft colorways: Jute; Alabaster; Bronze; Cashew; Coriander; Harbour; Laurel; Slate; Truffle; Winter White.

Sep 1, 2014

Rustic Wood Long Console Table! Best Seller!

Distressed Console Table in Rustic Wood
We love this longer console table in a rustic wood but with refined columns and lower shelf for display. This table has natural wood grain that shows through the distressed charcoal stain that has been rubbed through. This allows some black residue with a beautiful patina. Then a sleek clear coating is added for a smooth finish. The top has a distressed slate look over wood with the natural grain showing through. Mostly gray with some brown tones for a definite color difference between the top and bottom of the table. Use this table in hallways, foyers and against long walls as it is finished on all four sides. Weight is 98 pounds. Size: 84" long x 16" deep x 31" high. A best seller! Item C03095 at The Designer Insider shop.

Aug 29, 2014

Lamp of the Week! Modern Crystal Table Lamp!

Optic Crystal and Nickel Modern Lamp
This crystal and nickel column table lamp is perfect for any transitional setting. The fine optic crystal column in a graduated style adds sparkle to any room. The more slender size makes it perfect for narrow hall tables at only 14" wide for the off white shantung shade. The look will be perfect for your modern styled interior! Size: 30" high. Item C06153 at The Designer Insider shop.

 Showroom view:

Aug 28, 2014

Modern Mirrored Drawer Chest

Modern Mirrored Drawer Chest
This beautiful chest is a showstopper with its clean and geometric design. The geometric design is made from smaller strips and mirrored squares that are enhanced with silver distressed metal edges. The mirrors have a distressed look that is called "salt antiqued". The mirrors are then attached to an all wood chest that is 32" high x 31" wide x 18" deep. There are mirrors on all sides except the back. Mirrored hardware on the three drawers completes the picture. Item C03093 at The Designer Insider shop.

Front View:

Aug 27, 2014

Modern Blue Ottomans and Fabrics by Kravet

Ocean blues, cool greys and seaside colors are the inspiration behind this group of colors from Kravet and Panetone.

Modern blue patterned fabrics:
Left ottoman: 33202-11; 33192-1611; 33244-11
Front left ottoman: 33165-511; 33181-516; 33204-50
Top ottoman: 32826-5; 30814-15; 25739-5
Bottom ottoman: 33201-1611; 33159-1611; 33186-1611
Front right ottoman: 33167-516; 33201-5; 33191-516

All fabrics sold through Kravet, to the Trade.

Aug 26, 2014

Roger Thomas Designer Lighting and Mirrors

Beautiful exclusive products by the famous designer, Roger Thomas. Click here to see more selections from this great designer:  The Roger Thomas Collection.

Modern Bronze Abstract Table Lamp
The lamp shown is item RT790357 at The Designer Insider shop. A dark bronze finish along with the Giacometti abstract design gives this modern lamp a rustic feel. Two bulbs for plenty of light on this 43" high lamp. Also comes in a floor lamp, RT790356.

Aug 25, 2014

Ralph Lauren Home Fabrics in Indigo Blue

We love this blue fabric collection from Ralph Lauren sold through Kravet. Beautiful cottons, linens and wovens in shades of blue for mixing. To the trade by Kravet.

Bed cover: Rice Field Patchwork in Indigo

Red and Blue stripe pillows: Spice Island in Tamarind

Stripe pillows with red trim: Bali Coast Stripe in Sea

Small stripe pillow: Bungalow Stripe in Indigo

Woven pillow: Maleo Weave in Indigo

Screen in back: Bungalow Stripe in Indigo

Aug 22, 2014

Lamp of the Week! Industrial Iron Desk Lamp

Industrial Iron and Concrete Desk Lamp

With a stout concrete base and a dark gray finish, this shorter desk lamp brings to mind refinement and industry at the same time. The frame is all wrought iron with a metal shade and a cord switch for convenience. The base is polished concrete with natural tones and patterns. Uses one bulb and looks best with a decorative bulb like you see here. Size: 20" high. Item C06234 at The Designer Insider shop.

Aug 20, 2014

New fabrics from Nate Berkus and Fabricut!

More great fabrics from Nate Berkus and Fabricut! This new collection has a modern palette with a mix of textures and small patterns. All through Fabricut.

Drapery: Clark Ikat in Azure - This ethnic pattern is printed on a linen/rayon and comes in four colorways. Azure; Dove Grey; Maize; Slate.

Chairs: Harrison in Seaside - This is a polyester/rayon woven texture that is perfect for upholstery. Comes in seven modern shades: Seaside; Black; Bluff; Fawn; Fog; Opal; Storm.

Left pillow: Lupa in Birch - This is an embroidered stripe with a modern design and feel. Comes in three colorways: Birch; Clove; Sapphire.

Right pillow: Ciro in Aqua - This is a 100% cotton woven chevron with a minimal repeat. Comes in five colorways: Aqua; Chestnut; Ginger; Navy; Rattan.

Bench: Mercat in Birch - This fabric is a 100% cotton print with an ethnic petite pattern. A great multipurpose fabric with a stain repellent finish. Comes in five colorways: Birch; Black; Cobalt; Pebble; Seastone.
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Aug 18, 2014

Black Furniture - Black Lighting - Black Accessories

Build a casual room using black as a main color. Pair with any other bright colors to make a beautiful room. See our selections below!

Black Bamboo Custom Upholstered Chair
This is a gorgeous black chair that goes beautifully with bright colored modern fabrics like you see here. Build a room around the fabric while using black accessories and lighting. This is a custom chair, just contact us for more information. Email:

Black and Natural Striped Rug
This is a precision machine loomed rug out of 100% olefin with a flat construction that is reversible. This versatile rug can be used indoors or outdoors as it is fade resistant. A great rug for high traffic areas in this black striped pattern. Also comes in Barley (taupe and white) and in Capri Blue. Contact us for purchasing, this rug is not on our shop website. This is a "best value priced" rug. Three sizes: 3'11" x 5'6"; 5'3" x 7'6"; 7'10" x 11'.


Black Tiered Chandelier for Great Room
A black iron tiered chandelier with plenty of lights is perfect for the center of a room. The iron is a slightly distressed black with twelve lights for plenty of illumination. This simple shape lends to a sophisticated look with the orb trim and tapered points. Hand finished for the distinctive home. Item C09157 at The Designer Insider shop.

Black Porcelain Vase Lamp
Use this classically styled lamp in a black crackled porcelain accented with gold leaf trim. An off white linen shade compliments the lamp and room. Size: 31" high. Item C06463 at The Designer Insider shop.