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WITHIN DONGHIA DIGEST – “A Room of One’s Own”

WITHIN DONGHIA DIGEST – “A Room of One’s Own”

| May 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

WITHIN DONGHIA DIGEST “A Room of One’s Own” – a monthly analysis for better living. An insight into designing balanced interiors, whilst retaining charm, interest and personality. Having the luck of attending the New York School of Interior Design, and, specifically, the beautiful, inspirational and outstanding class of Professors Ethel Rompilla and Stefan Steil, it […]

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Remembrances of Things Present. Maison&Objet/Déco-Off 2014 – Brief Annotations and a Glimpse of a Simply Irresistible, Eye-Catching City

Remembrances of Things Present. Maison&Objet/Déco-Off 2014 – Brief Annotations and a Glimpse of a Simply Irresistible, Eye-Catching City

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recollections of Paris during Maison & Objet may have the taste of Proust’s deliciously savored Madeleines, or the more modernly – yet unbearably sweet to some – Macarons. Except the recollections are not past at all in the enduring new interior design collections and in what goes on out and about the Ville Lumière at […]

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A Very Special Place To Be

A Very Special Place To Be

| December 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

…At a Very Special Time of the Year— For those who make the world their home, there may just be one more fire echoing the “fire so delightful” of a best loved Christmas carol: though in lieu of letting it snow, let the waters of the Grand Canal flow! Christmas in Venice and Venice in […]

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“The Marvel of a Home” – Quote of the Month and Expectations from a Collection

“The Marvel of a Home” – Quote of the Month and Expectations from a Collection

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

In anticipation of the various presentations of our new collections-to-come, please allow me to share a reflection on the meaning of a home, of decorating it, of literally pouring our hearts, our minds, our beings into it. “The marvel of a Home is not that it shelters and warms a man, nor that he owns […]

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To Wear or not to Wear — that is the…answer!

To Wear or not to Wear — that is the…answer!

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

These days all has been seen, worn, and, alas, by some contemporary culture, more often than not, forgotten or thrown. It is therefore indeed reassuring to be able to find something NEW! To wear or not to wear: perhaps to simply contemplate — for the pure, aesthetic pleasure, which only certain objects can give. Books […]

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Living with Donghia. Sleeping in Donghia

Living with Donghia. Sleeping in Donghia

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Echoes of Art and Literature merge with our brand amidst versatile textures, hues and shades reflecting our contemporary brand choices, sheer luxury and elegance, and the waters of Venice: as ever-changing and inspiring as our collections. If Peggy Guggenheim were still living with her Collection just across the Grand Canal at Palazzo Venier dei […]

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Elsie de Wolfe | Design Deity

Elsie de Wolfe | Design Deity

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Born and Raised | Born December 20, 1865 in New York, NY – Died July 12, 1950 in Versailles, France Education | Educated privately in New York and in Edinburgh, but design “education” came from her work on theater sets. Known for | Innovative and anti-Victorian designs. Elsie is said to be America’s first woman professional interior designer. […]

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CJ Dellatore | Daily Reads

CJ Dellatore | Daily Reads

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

With the surplus of design blogs available, we will be showcasing our BlogRoll collection of Daily Reads. First up, one of our favorites, CJ Dellatore who’s blog we find equally informative as inspiring. Who are you? I’m a die-hard New Yorker (been here 31 years now) who’s fascinated by all things design.  I’ve also got a keen interest […]

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Angelo Donghia | Design Deity

Angelo Donghia | Design Deity

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Donghia Digest is pleased to launch Design Deity, a new series dedicated to iconic designers. Kicking off the series is our founder, renowned designer Angelo Donghia. Born and Raised | Vandergrift, PA Famous Quote | On design, Angelo says ‘there are no rules, you are the rule’. Greatest Inspiration | His father’s tailoring shop which is where Angelo’s […]

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ArtHamptons Fine Art Fair

ArtHamptons Fine Art Fair

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

ArtHamptons, the premiere summer fine art fair features the finest contemporary art from 78 renowned national and international galleries. Now in its 6th year, ArtHamptons returned to the sprawling 95 acre sculpture fields of Nova’s Ark in Bridgehampton, NY. Opening night is a Hampton’s tradition that attracts over 3,000 art aficionados and benefits the elite center […]

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