What happens when…

What happens when 32 of the best dealer/trendsetters hunt for the best furniture, objects and art for their galleries and keep some of the best finds for their own homes? A book like Dealer’s Choice: At Home with Purveyors of Antique and Vintage Furnishings is what happens.

With a wealth of rich photographs Dealer’s Choice gives a rare view into 32 dealers’ homes – a view of the things they keep and the varied places they call home. The dealers are a “Who’s Who” specializing in midcentury modernist furniture and objects, antique European decorative works, and antiquities, including Hedge partner and designer, Steven Volpe, Tony Ingrao, Richard Shapiro, Federico de Vera, and Clifford Fong, just to name a few.

Steven Volpe’s home
Photo: Lisa Romerien, via The Style Saloniste


Steven Volpe’s terrace
Photo: Lisa Romerien, via The Style Saloniste


Detail from Steven Volpe’s loft
Photo: Lisa Romerien, via The Style Saloniste


Tony Ingrao’s home: Photo by Anastassios Mentis, via wsj.com


Richard Shapiro’s home: photo by Miguel Flores-Vianna, via wsj.com


Federico de Vera’s home: photo by Don Freeman, via wsj.com


Clifford Fong’s home: photo by Michael Paul, via wsj.com

With text by Craig Kellogg, a columnist at Architectural Design and a regular contributor to The New York Times and Interior Design Magazine and a foreword by Michael Bruno, founder and president of leading online antiques destination 1st Dibs, this resource gives voice to the dealers extensive knowledge of design history, their instinct for finding treasures, and their use of color, scale, and proportion, to decorate their homes with stunning furniture, art and objects, collected over the course of their careers.

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