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  • September 28, 2023

How to Clean and Maintain Your Black Antique Hardware

In the world of home décor, black antique hardware holds a distinguished place, adding an aura of timeless elegance and history to your living spaces. The intricate designs and the rich, dark finish of these pieces can turn ordinary rooms into extraordinary settings. However, to preserve their charm and functionality, proper cleaning and maintenance of your black antique hardware are essential.

Maintaining black antique hardware requires a gentle touch and attention to detail. Unlike modern, polished items, these pieces boast a patina that adds to their vintage charm, which needs to be preserved during the cleaning process. The first step Read the rest

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  • September 15, 2022

Talc Studio

Anastasia Sonkin (far left) and Taylor Palmer bring more than simply a love of plants to their practice. Palmer has a background in graphic design, while Sonkin’s résumé boasts studies in documentary film and food policy. Both have roots in biodynamic farming. “So much of what we do is about ecological restoration, smart design, returning landscapes to native plantings,” says Palmer. Sonkin echoes that site-specific spirit, explaining, “We’re always trying to gather local knowledge—what kinds of plants are actually thriving in the places where we’re working, what are the plants that will attract birds and bees.” That focus

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