• Masters of Form: The Timeless Silhouettes of Chinese Vases

    The forms found in Chinese ceramics, many rooted in the style of the Song dynasty (960-1279), appear to be extremely simple, with wonderfully fluid design, making it hard to know where the neck commences, the body leaves off, or the foot begins. Since a textural history tracking the evolution of a ceramic silhouette is not always […]

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  • Show Time at the New York Botanical Garden

    This year the New York Botanical Garden’s Antique Garden Furniture Fair is presented as an inspiring weeklong, virtual event. We are excited to announce Martha Stewart will be kicking things off at the annual Preview Party and Plant Auction. While we all may not be able to gather in person, we can’t wait to show […]

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  • 5 Steps to Styling a Bookshelf

    PAGODA RED’s resident design concierge Laurene Sutko is our go-to for styling bookshelves. Designers and architects often pull her in to add finishing touches, bringing the last ten percent of a project to completion. Here, she shares her top 5 tips for bringing soul, meaning and style to a bookshelf. 1. Make it monochromatic. Laurene […]

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  • How to Renovate & Design with Antique Architectural Elements

    Vintage architectural elements might not make the top of every renovation resource list, but for those who want their space to tell a story, they should. Antique materials bring a higher level of quality, craftsmanship and authenticity to a project. Plus, they’re already proven to weather well. Whether using a 19th century door for its original purpose, or tiling […]

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  • Spirited Objects: African Art from the Ann Nathan Collection

    After almost 30 years, Ann Nathan closed her eponymous Chicago gallery at the end of 2016. Ann is a true collector — always ahead of the curve, she lives with an eclectic mix of fine art and folk, iconic furniture and other extraordinary objects. Her clients are missing her vision and the spirit she brought to […]

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  • Timeless Ming: Form & Function

    The Ming Dynasty not only represented the peak of design in China; it represented China to the rest of the world. Ming tables, beds, and vases were among the most famous Chinese exports to gain widespread popularity in Europe. Those designs were, in turn, absorbed by European furniture-makers and transformed into modern versions of Ming […]

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  • In the Press: Treasure Trove Part 1

    The recently remodeled North Shore home of PAGODA RED founder Betsy Nathan, and husband Daniel Goldberg, was featured in Luxe Magazine. The project was a collaboration between a dream-team of interior designers, architects, and landscape designers who worked together to create this storied, ultra-personal space. In this peek behind the scenes, Frederick H. Wilson of Morgante-Wilson Architects, […]

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  • COVID-19 Update

    Updated 11/23/2020 In art, we see the resilience of the human spirit. During these challenging times, we’re doing our best to respond to the needs of our clients, team and community. Like everyone, we are making decisions one day at a time while adhering to CDC recommendations. Are you open? What are your hours? Beginning […]

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  • Forecast: Top Trends for 2019

    It’s that time again! We turned to one of our favorite tastemakers—PAGODA RED founder Betsy Nathan, to get her take on the trends most likely to take the design world by storm in 2019. Below are the five she’s finding most inspiring for the new year. If you notice a theme in this year’s round-up, it […]

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  • In The Press: Architectural Digest on our New Space

    Huge thanks to Architectural Digest for telling the story of our warehouse, so beautifully! The article shines light on the unique way we work with designers, and how our new space makes it easier than ever to find that just-right item for any project. In the piece, PAGODA RED founder Betsy Nathan shares how fulfilling […]

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