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Traditional Charm at ABC Home

ABC Carpet and Home in New York has an incredible selection of Theodore Alexander pieces, as design blogger Stefan Hurray of Architect Design recently discovered.

Thank you Stefan for the wonderful review of our Traditionalist Games Table.
Thank you Stefan for the wonderful review of our Traditionalist Games Table. Read more

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The Luck of the Draw

Play your cards right with finely inlaid mother of pearl playing card motifs inset into this tabletop.

Each piece of shell is hand cut and hand inserted into the veneer face of the lamp table with delicate skill. Read more

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A Ladylike Retreat

The Drawing Room is a very English concept and one literally means ‘room to which one withdraws’. The term derives from the historical tradition of ladies withdrawing to the room after dinner, whilst the men at the table would continue in the dining room to drink port or play billiards in the billiard room. Both men and women would then re-congregate in the drawing room before the end of the evening.

For a perfect example of a traditional drawing room interior which is still in use today we need not look any further than the South Drawing Room at Althorp. Read more

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In Praise of Afternoon Tea

Imagine a long English summer day punctuated only by the thwack of the croquet mallet or the sound of cricket balls rebounding off seasoned willow. Lunch is long past and the shadows on the lawn are growing longer. Supper is many hours away and it’s not quite time for cocktails. This is where afternoon tea comes into it’s own. Read more

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Theodore Alexander

Happy Valentine’s Day from Theodore Alexander Read more

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