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Three lavishly illustrated new interior design books range from studied simplicity to all-out opulence

“When I think about what moves me most in my life, it is beauty,” writes California-based interior designer Barbara Barry in her debut book, fittingly titled Barbara Barry: Around Beauty (Rizzoli, $65). In addition to presenting tours of several re...

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A new book explores concrete’s architectural possibilities

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A lowly substance of near limitless function, concrete has been used since ancient times in buildings both monumental and subtle, beautiful and hideous. Haunted by its Brutalist past, the simple mixture of stone, sand, and water is wi...

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Grandfather Clock Keeps Ticking

Now pretty much everyone has heard the expression the clock keeps ticking away, or tick tick tick, or even tick toc tic tock, but how often have you had the same applied to grandfather clocks ticking away with time. Now the focus of this floor clock post may not be entirely what you expected.  What …

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Floor Clocks All Discounted

As the Long Labor Day Holiday weekend begins to wind down, and as floor clock and grandmother clock and grandfather clock shoppers look for the best deal, great floor clocks discounts, and grandfather clocks on sale, we hope all floor clock customers will come take a look at what we have to offer at 1-800-4CLOCKS …

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Floor Clocks Howard Miller

We are proud to be introducing for the first time on 1-800-4CLOCKS.com some Howard Miller Floor Clocks previously not added to the grandfather clocks or grandmother clocks sections of our website, whether viewing by maker such as Ridgeway Clocks or Howard Miller Clocks or by type of clock, including keyound chiming grandfather clocks or single …

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Floor Clocks for Sale

We had an interesting idea about marketing grandfather clocks at both Yankee Stadium in New York and Fenway Park in Boston.  We are fans of both baseball teams, and yes, that makes for some interesting internal battles, but all in good fun.  Anyway, we had the idea of selling floor clocks, such as Howard Miller …

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Discount Grandfather Clocks Shopping

The landscape of the grandfather clock marketplace is forever changing. New high-end players and some of the existing high-end manufacturers like Americana Grandfather Clocks as a new player and Hermle Clocks new series of Made In America Hermle Grandfather Clocks are examples that the upper end of the grandfather clock marketplace can and will continue …

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News Grandfather Clocks

Perhaps this should not come as a surprise for grandfather clock enthusiasts, but we at 1-800-4clocks.com have found that a great way to get real and interesting news relating to pretty much all aspects of grandfather clocks, as well as some on wall clocks and mantle clocks, is to simply type into the Google or …

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Smart Grandfather Clocks Next

We could not decide whether to put this post in our Grandfather Clock Blog, or in our Clocks Blog focusing more on Wall Clocks, Mantel Clocks, And Atomic Clocks of all types.   Both of these clocks blogs also focus on wristwatches and pocket watches, including digital timepieces.  So in the end we opted to show …

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Architectural Digest recent feature about fashion designer Oscar de la Renta garden

Architectural Digest’s recent feature about fashion designer Oscar de la Renta’s garden in the Dominican Republic (“Paradise Found,” July 2012) was the perfect welcome as I took on my new role as the magazine’s contributing garden editor. Almost three decades ago, it was Oscar’s late wife, Françoise, who introduced me to the New York publishing …

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