Lisa Corti is passionate about textiles. After all, she has been conjuring her singular creations—from placemats to quilts to kurtas all of them block-printed by hand in India and designed in Italy where she has stores in Milan, Florence and Rome—since 1963. For a double dose of color and pattern, there is nothing quite like a Lisa Corti piece. See them all here.
If a trip to Paris remains but a dream right now, not to worry, we’ve done all the French flea market rummaging for you. You’ll find antique glazed majolica platters and trompe l’oiel dishes, sturdy wicker baskets and intricately beautiful couronnes de mortuaire beaded wreaths, and the perfectly understated glass carafe your table will feel empty without. De rien. Browse them all here or by category.
Be visually transported to another place and time. The imagery gracing this collection of plates was culled from an 18th century series of prints called vues d’optiques that, because they were displayed in an optical machine device, take on an almost 3-d quality