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Part of the glitz and glamour of living in our big city is the great number ofshopping destinations and stellarresources for furniture and accessories.
These stores and sources showcase brilliantlyculled selections of goods that instantly inspire pro-fessional designers and browsing homeowners.
We asked Houston designers to share some oftheir favorite sources around town. Here are somefantastic resources from Saima Seyar, ASID, RID,the principal designer for Elima Designs; Marie A.Flanigan, ASID Allied Member, owner of MarieFlanigan Interiors; and Blake Woods, ASID, RID,owner of Blake Woods Design.
OVERALL DCOR SOURCES
VIEUX INTERIORS: This dcor wonderlandoffers a wide range of antique and modern acces-sories and furniture. Saima Seyar recommends Vieuxfor accents, such as fun, unique accent tables andsmall decorative pieces and candles. I loved a capizshell table there, says Seyar. This favorite of design-ers is also open to the public at 3701 West AlabamaSt. #160, 713.626.9500.
ALYSON JON INTERIORS: This well-done designcenter has been a go-to for designers for decades.Find great furniture, artwork, lighting, bedding anddecorative accessories. Seyar raves about their lampselection. Open to public at 2401 Bissonnet,713.5243171.
Find fabulous French accents, such as this metal doughbin withwooden plank top at Vieux Interiors.
This luxurious Ocsar de la Renta Home for Century Furniture is one of many furniture finds at Alyson Jon Interiors.
This vibrant aqua hand-painted antique side table wasrecently spotted at Nadeau in Rice Village.
DcorDestinations LOCAL DESIGNERS DISH ON THEIR FAVORITE
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NADEU: This outpost of a small national chain features fun, inexpensivehandmade accents and furniture. You never know what you will find,says Seyar, who recently adored a hand-painted tin drum table at Nadeu.Open to the public at 2414 University Boulevard #180, 713.942.9310.
FOUND FOR THE HOME: One of my favorite places to find trulyunique furnishings and accessories is Found, says Marie Flanigan. Thischarming shop, tucked away near Rice Village, maintains an eclectic mixof classic, vintage and industrial pieces. If you are looking for that specialitem that not only makes a statement but also becomes a conversationpiece, this is your place! Flannigans product pick: industrial accentitems. These almost sculptural pieces add character to any home, shesays. Located at 2422 Bartlett #5, near Hwy. 59 and Kirby,713.522.9191.
DESIGN HOUSE: The owners of Design House at the Houston DesignCenter are constantly visiting the various design markets and bringingback fabulous finds, reports Marie Flanigan. Their distinctive collectionof lighting and accessories always has the latest trends and fashions, saysMarie Flanigan. Located at 7026 Old Katy Rd., #115, 713.803.4949.
LEFT: Found For The Home features an eclectic mix of furnishingsand accessories.
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HIGH FASHION HOME: Be sure to block out yourentire afternoon before visiting High FashionHome," says Flanigan. The four-story, 125,000square foot home dcor store is like a departmentstore of home dcor, with a bit of wardrobe to boot.Marie Flanigan raves about the variety of styles onhand and is a huge fan of the lighting selection.Their lamps and pendants are gorgeous and offerselections for any style, she says.
MORE GREAT CHOICES: Designer Blake Woods isknown his talent for incorporating color and varietyin his work. Woods gathers items from a range ofsources, including AREA (5600 Kirby,713.668.1668), ECLECTIC HOME (345 W 19th St.,713.869-1414), INSTALLATIONS (611 West 22ndSt., 713.864.6125). When Looking for vintagefinds and the truly unique items for focal points oroddities and conversation pieces to make a spaceunique, Woods turns to emporiums such asHEIGHTS ANTIQUES ON YALE (2010 Yale,713.861.3335), ANTIQUE CENTER OF TEXAS (1001West Loop North, 713.688.4211) and THE GUILDSHOP (2009 Dunlavy, 713.528.5095).
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High Fashion Home also carries the Leitmotiv line of inter-esting lighting products. Pictured above is their milk bottlechandelier.
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