Monday, October 14, 2013

SCALAMANDRE: HAUTE DECOR by Steven Stolman - book signing

reporter: Miguel Dominguez

On October 2nd, Scalamandré President Steven Stolman had his book signing of Scalamandré: Haute Décor, at Stark Fabrics showroom, their new headquarters in the Decoration & Design Building

In Scalamandré: Haute Décor, Steven Stolman, President of Scalamandré, designer, and writer, known for his lighthearted use of decorative fabrics in apparel design, celebrates the world of Scalamandré.

Steven was born in Boston, raised in West Hartford and attended Carnegie Mellon and Northwestern Universities before graduating from New York's Parsons School of Design.

Portrait of First Lady in White House room decorated by Scalamandré

This book chronicles America’s most extraordinary properties, among them the White House, the Metropolitan Opera House and Atlanta's prestigious Decorators’ Show House and Gardens, Scalamandré's illustrious 84 years and those tastemakers, individuals, places and events that contributed to the legendary textile house.

Steven with husband Rich Wilkie

Judy Haddlock making a purchase

A formidable textiles house and decorative tastemaker for more than 80 years in the world of high-end interior design. Scalamandré is revered for its comprehensive offerings of fabrics, wallcoverings and trims available to-the-trade through design centers across the United States, Europe, and Asia. The Scalamandré touch has also been applied to compelling collections of china, crystal, flatware and gifts along with ultra-luxury bedding and related decorative accessories showcased in fine stores worldwide.

Two giants in the field of Interior Decor, Steven and Mario Buatta

As the industry's standard-bearer of excellence, Scalamandre's name has become synonymous with the manufacture of the finest quality fabrics, trims, wallcovering and furnishings in America. Highlights of Scalamandre's rich 83-year history are presented in an illustrated timeline.

Advertising Director of New•York•Social•Diary Gail Karr, who showed up wearing Scalmandré slippers,
here with Steven and friend Michael Krumpe

Cracking jokes with Jack Young 

Definitely selling like hotcakes!

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