More than 700 design professionals gathered at the Americans in
Paris party at the Hotel de Ville in January during Maison et Objet.
interiors publisher Ron Freeman joined the festivities.
Toma Haines of the Antiques Diva, Europe’s largest antiques touring
company, hosted a brunch at the Paris Flea market. interiors editor-
in-chief Arianne Nardo and Andrew Joseph made the scene.
For San Francisco’s Winter Market on February 6, interiors hosted a panel
on Protecting Original Design, sponsored by McGuire and DeSousa Hughes.
CEO Patrick O’Bryan moderated the discussion, which included Laura Kirar,
Jonathan Browning and intellectual property attorney David Adler.
The streets of the Left Bank were decorated for Deco Off, where
new fabrics were unveiled. interiors editorial director Michael
Wollaeger stopped by Gary Glant’s new showroom on Rue Jacob.
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For Carlton Varney’s birthday weekend at the Greenbriar Resort in
January, guests were treated to a walking tour given by Mr. Varney.
The chandelier above his head is the original from the movie Gone
with the Wind, which was purchased at auction for the Greenbriar,
one of many historical notes that included the designer’s homage
to Dorothy Draper’s visual concepts throughout the resort. interiors
creative director James Barra was also on hand to celebrate the
signing of Mr. Varney’s new book, Decorating in the Grand Manor.