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Interior Designer Showroom now open at Nicholas Lawrence

Stop into the Nicholas Lawrence Interior Designer Showroom which is now open at the Art Place, in Palm Desert’s Design District.

The retail and to-the-trade showroom offers highly regarded brands of Contemporary Furniture: Alf Da Frè, DellaRobbia, Made Goods, Trica, and Gina Berschneider Custom Upholstery.

In addition to a curated selection of accessories, lighting and rugs from Shiraz Rug Gallery, our showroom gallery features original art work from Johnienne Papandreas and David Stanton.

When you visit you’ll love our favorite home fragrances from Nest and an exquisite line of cotton and linen bedding, pillows, blankets and baby alpaca throws from Area.

Interior Designer Showroom now open

DellaRobbia Tucker Sectional Sofa with painting by artist David Stanton. Area rug from Shiraz Rug Gallery.

 

Interior Designer Showroom now open

Aldo Londi Bull from Bitossi Ceramiche with Blanc-de Chine Porcelain

Interior Designer Showroom now open

Ceramic Table Lamp with Grey and Gold Shade

Interior Designer Showroom now open

Johniene Papandreas’ painting Like Mind with DellaRobbia’s Mila Chairs

All Rise – The Duke of Windsor Chair

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I often wonder what my furniture thinks of me. Does my living room approve of my friends? Does my couch appreciate my commitment to eat at the dinner table?  Does my furniture think feng shui is just a bunch of hogwash?

If my walls do talk, the stories they must share with my home furnishings must be informative, possibly scandalous and often embarrassing. These walls have only known me for a short while so their stories can only be brief anecdotes at best. But what about the things my Duke of Windsor chair might say?

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Oh, this is ridiculous. My Duke of Windsor chair wouldn’t say anything to tarnish my reputation. With twelve years of service, he has been the most consistent thing in my life. It would be silly to call him a sidekick. There’s no need to refer to it as, “your Grace.” That is not the kind of relationship established here. There is a bond built over time and common understanding built around necessity. I need it, it needs me.

If my Duke of Windsor chair were to talk, it would simply tell stories of past glories, party fables, quiet moments with sincere company and quite possibly a dirty limerick or two.

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