August 2011

Dan’s Favorite Finds at Las Vegas Market

by Benedict August on August 22, 2011

One quality I appreciate above all others in a product is cleverness.  Something unexpected, unique, or fresh about a piece of furniture or accessory really makes it stand out from the crowd.  Cleverness seemed to be the name of the game this market.  Successful companies infused a little something extra into their products that really […]

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Erin’s Favorite Finds at Las Vegas Market

by Benedict August on August 22, 2011

Each new Las Vegas Market experience is exciting, inspiring, and yet, exhausting at the same time.  We are always anxious to see the wares of our favorite sources; what’s new, what’s different.  I am drawn to classic forms re-interpreted in a fresh way.  So my thirst was quenched as many re-imagined classics were unveiled this […]

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Hello, World!

by Benedict August on August 17, 2011

Well, it’s time!  Tarnish & Tinsel is born.  We’ve been thinking about starting a blog for some time now and hope this will engage you with Benedict August in a whole new way.  Allow us to introduce ourselves.  We are Dan and Erin Benedict, principals of the design firm Benedict August. When asked about Dan, […]

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