Trés Africain

Parcours des Mondes––the largest African, Asian and Oceanic art show in the world––takes place in Paris, France, every September. Since African art is an Archeo specialty, we stopped by this year en route to a buying trip in India...

Filling the Coffers

“Swiss cheese” is not one kind of cheese (the wedge, the holes) but manya skyline of cheese, in fact, ranging from a snowy white to a buttery... 

Beauty Shop

When clients ask for assistance with cleaning or repairing Persian carpets, we defer to our experts in Miami. Having worked with them for decades...

Travel Essential

With one of us jetting off almost every month, Archeo has packing down to a science. An informal tally has us visiting Norway, France, Iceland...

Something Old, Something New

Some antique, Persian rugs contain maps of the stars that could be used for navigation, as well as stories imparted through secret...

Fixer Uppers

The calls began about two weeks after Hurricane Irma, as homeowners in the keys began returning and assessing the damage...

Weathering the Storm

Anthony T Hincks said, “Every person is an island in the sea of humanity.” Never have the islands and humanity of the Florida Keys felt thicker than since hurricane Irma­­­­...

Gabbehs, Naturally Better

On the drive from Shiraz to the village of Shol-Bozi in the Zagros Mountains, Iran, we stopped to eat pomegranates under the shade...

Kid Friendly Collections

your house is a joy, but it can pose a challenge when you are a collector of fine artifacts and textiles. Having learned...

Allise’s “Pro Tip”

As an interior designer who appreciates the beauty of both modern and historic architecture, I always try to treat each area of a space as if it were a city...

Iran, Looking Back

When we planned our second Field Note From Iran, we had no idea how significant our trip would seem this soon in retrospect. In Iran, we felt completely safe...

Persian Immersion

Last November, Molly and Margit traveled to Iran to experience the context and creation of Gabbehs. Our impressions were countless, and this is the...