Raise the Bar this Superbowl Sunday

Whether you are rooting for the Denver Broncos or Carolina Panthers on Superbowl Sunday, the following barware and bar carts are party-perfect and will help you serve drinks with style on game day.

Thurman Short Decanter

Thurman Short Decanter – $120

Arteriors Home 2744 – Create an elegant bar with several of these functional and decorative clear glass bottle decanters. Each bottle features a leather collar bound by brass brads. Food safe

Web DOF Glasses, Set/4

Web DOF Glasses, Set/4 – $149

Studio A 7.60113 – Studio A Home’s exclusive Web barware design is hand blown by Polish glass artisans. After the base shape of each piece is created, thin streams of molten glass are randomly swirled over them in a web-like pattern. The Web Collection offers a sophisticated way to stock a beautiful bar. It includes Double Old Fashion and Highball glasses, a decanter, martini pitcher, ice bucket, bar bowl and hurricane/vase.

Avalon White Cart/Tray

Avalon White Cart/Tray – $539

Port 68 AFDS-191-02 – The Avalon bar cart keeps cocktail necessities at the ready in slick style. Crisp in a clean shade of white accented with silver hardware, this piece rolls with contemporary charisma in dining rooms and living rooms alike. Available in white, black, or turquoise.

Nicoline Serving Cart

Nicoline Serving Cart – $602.80

Uttermost 24307 – Forged iron with brass patina and clear, tempered glass. Features stemware hanger and rolling casters.

Lisbon Vintage Brass/Glass Bar Cart

Lisbon Vintage Brass/Glass Bar Cart – $1,200

Arteriors Home 6525 – Form meets function on the Lisbon bar cart by Arteriors, a classy example of vintage glamour  This 2-tiered storage unit with mirrored shelves sits on casters for mobility.

Expand serving and storage space without spending major cash. Bar carts are the ultimate multi-taskers; they morph from party buffet to cocktail station in a living room, a den, a dining room … really anywhere you would like to serve a drink. A new bar cart may be your best bet this football season. Browse our entire collection of bar carts and barware for other options.

Bookmark These Bookends

We live in an age where books have gone digital, which has its advantages, but books – actual books, have always been an essential piece of a home’s decor. On a coffee table or shelf, books showcase your interests like almost nothing else can. Bookends are the perfect way to organize your inspirational books so that they always stay protected and easy to find. These are some of our favorites.


Piggy Bookends, Set/2 ($107.50)


Golfer Bookends, Set/2 ($133.40)


Ribbon Bookends, Set/2 ($118.80)


Motherly Love Bookends, Set/2 ($173.80)

Bulldog Bookends, Set/2

Bulldog Bookends, Set/2 ($129)

Lounging Reader Bookends, Set/2

Lounging Reader Bookends, Set/2 ($105)

Helping Hand Bookends, Set/2

Helping Hand Bookends, Set/2 ($107)

Wherever your passion lies, chances are you’ll be able find bookends that let it show. Browse our complete collection of bookends to get organized today.

Bring Dandelions Indoors

Just when it seemed that winter would never ever end, spring announced itself with a bumper crop of dandelions. This triggered a big smile for some people and sent others scrambling for the Ortho Weed-B-Gon. Which type are you? You you are in the latter group, read on…


Dandelion I from Paragon Picture Gallery, $229

Dandelion enthusiasts preach about the medicinal uses of the plant – it fights acne, lowers blood pressure and relieves indigestion, they say – and swap recipes for dandelion tea, dandelion soup, dandelion bread, dandelion quiche. The leaves are delicious sauteed in olive oil and garlic, but then what isn’t? The blossoms are yummy battered and deep fried (ditto).

We don’t actually know anyone who’s ever ingested a dandelion, and we’re not sure we recommend it, especially if it comes from a park where kids and dogs have been frolicking.

Still, we were so delighted to see them this year that we may never yank (or spray) one again. You may even have a desire to bring dandelions indoors!


Wild Dandelion Vases from Cyan Design, $46 – $77


Small Winnipeg Iron Dandelion Sculpture from Arteriors Home, $192


Curran Armchair from Uttermost, $922


Dandelion 6 Lt Pendant from Cyan Design, $3,138

After all – that’s not a weed. It’s a wildflower!

Trending Now in LA, NYC, ATL, & Denver

Arteriors 7183 – Lilly Sculpture
Arteriors 89018 – Keegan Chandelier, Large
Arteriors 79996 – Juniper Floor Lamp
Arteriors 4306 – Kai Bookshelf


Arteriors 6364 – Jagger Box, Small
Arteriors 89974 – Jalen Chandelier
Arteriors 49680 – Yasmin Lamp
Arteriors DK2067 – Falcon Mirror


Arteriors 6418 – Kya Sculpture
Arteriors 42044 – Kinsley Pendant
Arteriors 44361-817 – Java Lamp
Arteriors 4339 – Keagan Accent Table


Arteriors 3017 – Gia Sculpture, Large
Arteriors 42042 – Kent Pendant
Arteriors 46655-178 – Garrison Lamp, Large
Arteriors 6071 – Lewis Console


A creative and bold continuation of the geometrics trend. Familiar gemstone angles are pinched and pulled, morphing into modern shapes with unexpected shadow play and dimension.


Arteriors 6364 – Jagger Box, Small
Arteriors 6365 – Jagger Box, Tall

Saturated hues pale, creating spectrum of the same color…tone-on-tone at its most imaginative. From transparent to almost opaque, our favorite colors come alive.


Arteriors 17347-346 – Jamal Lamp
Arteriors 17169-593 – Gretel Lamp
Arteriors 7436 – Kaiden Bowl
Arteriors 7183 – Lilly Sculpture

Often times using metal to tie, cinch, belt and band, we create chic curves and contours. High-waisted, low-waisted, or girded, these classic silhouettes feel embellished and new.


Arteriors 44360-807 – Lucien Lamp
Arteriors 4133 – Garin Dining Table

Metals curve, swirl, or sharply angle, defining a silhouette around a hollow center. Regimented or random, spaces are both exposed and defined simultaneously, forming intricate designs and shadows.


Arteriors DK42060 – Falcon Sconce, Large
Arteriors DK2067 – Falcon Mirror

PORT 68 Launches Licensed Collection with Scalamandré

Renowned high-end textiles house Scalamandré has partnered with lighting, accents and home decor resource Port 68 for a licensed collection of lighting, accent upholstery and decor that debuted at the October 2013 High Point Market. The Scalamandré Maison for Port 68 line was inspired by Scalamandré’s signature fabrics and wallcovering, and design refinements include handpainted porcelain, lacquer and rich gold-leafed metal appliqué.

“We are thrilled to introduce the luxurious lifestyle of Scalamandré to the marketplace with Scalamandré Maison for Port 68,” said Michael Yip, president, Port 68. “The history of such venerated patterns as Le Zebre and Jour de Juin is captured in this timeless, fresh collection. The designer rich patterns are chic and classic and it will be exciting to see the partnership grow for years to come.”

Baldwin Red Trunk / End Table

The Baldwin Red Trunk is a grand hand painted lacquer end table/ trunk, featuring the timeless Scalamandre pattern “Baldwin Bamboo Trellis” named after famed decorator Billy Baldwin. The color of rouge red is offset with the geometric golden-brown bamboo. The carved bamboo shaped base of the trunk is antiqued in gold leaf. The Baldwin pattern is hand painted on all sides. Top features a bamboo border. Interior lined in black velvet with an antiqued brass closure hinge.

Jour De Juin White Vase

One of Scalamandre’s most famous patterns, “Jour de Juin” has humor and whimsy with the surprise of butterflies, dragonflies, bees, bugs and beetles. The trellis vine embraces the casual formality with the subtle pastel color tones, accented with celadon greens. Vase holds water.

Greystone Indigo Lamp

Inspired by Scalamandre’s ikat pattern “Greystone”, our lamps are hand painted lacquer on a ceramic lamp base. This narrow 3″ depth scaled body is accented with gloss crackled ceramic side panels. Greystone pattern is hand painted on front and back of the lamp. Lucite base. Crystal ball finial.

Le Zebré Square Pendant

Dramatic and chic. The square pendant is made from Scalamandre’s iconic “Le Zebre” rouge red fabric. Includes frosted lucite bottom diffuser. 9 foot black cord.

Baldwin White Oval Planter

Named in honor of famed decorator Billy Baldwin and inspired by one of his favorite wallpapers by Scalamandre, the Baldwin oval planter is hand painted porcelain with embellishments of solid brass trellis feet. Perfect for so many uses; we love it for entertaining on the sideboard with chilled wine. Simply load the planter with crushed ice and chill your favorite beverage. It’s also proportioned well for fresh flowers and plants, or even rolled-up towels in the bath.

Steven Stolman, president of Scalamandré, said, “Scalamandré is honored to partner with Port 68 for this wonderful collection. Seeing our iconic patterns come to life in new, unexpected ways is so exciting to all of us who are part of the journey of taking America’s most revered textile house into the future.”

Browse the entire Scalamandré Maison for Port 68 line at:

Call for availability. The warehouse has started receiving some of the Scalamandré Maison Collection. By late-February/ mid-March, they should have everything in stock.

About Scalamandré
A destination since 1929 for connoisseurs of fine design and all things beautiful, Scalamandre’s beloved signature classics, as well as its fresh new collections, infuse style, elegance and vitality to the rooms of today and tomorrow. A standard bearer of imported and domestic fine textiles, Scalamandre continues its legacy of traditional, historic, classic and contemporary designs creating luxurious, high-end fabrics, wallcoverings, trims, furnishings and accessories.

About Port 68
Founded by industry veterans Michael Yip and ARTS Award winning designer Mark Abrams, PORT 68 invites you to discover the unexpected mix of styles and points of view of its products. The mission at PORT 68 is to bring fresh classic designer-driven product to the marketplace with a clear point of view and defined merchandising story. All accented with color, pattern and/or texture in a mix of materials from around the world.