The Weekend Guide: December 16, 2011

National, Local & Online Sales and Events Calendar

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Clockwise: Griffins & Gargoyles Antiques Sale, Home on the Harbor Year End Sample Sale, Prague Kolektiv Christmas Liquidation Sale, Build It Green NYC Sale
Have you ever given or received a vintage item as a holiday gift? This week we are seeing great deals on antiques, green goods and much more. Check it out, pass it on and send us your sale or event. NATIONAL & ONLINE
• Designer Fluff Home Sale Spoil your home for the holidays. Save 20% off orders up to $200; 30% off orders $201-$499; and 40% off orders $500+. Online Through 12/18

• Pompanoosuc Mills Holiday Sale Enjoy 20% off new furniture orders and home accents, along with free local delivery.
Online
Through 12/18

• 12 Days of Modani Sale 'Tis the season to be very jolly with Modani's special holiday offer. It's time to celebrate the 12 Days of Modani with Modern Furniture as a special gift for you or your loved one. Each day, from Dec. 13-24, Modani will showcase a selection of modern furniture that has been deeply discounted, just in time to celebrate the holidays with your family. If you've been looking for that perfect accessory to complete the look near your holiday decorations or a piece of modern furniture that will jazz up your family dinner party, be sure to follow the 12 Days of Modani for amazingly good deals. One item each day will be featured so grab them before they disappear as each item will go on sale for one day only!
Online and in stores
Through 12/24

• The Shade Store Woven Wood Shades & Wood Blinds Sale Woven Wood Shades are made from natural soft woods, including bamboo, grass, and reeds. They are exquisitely constructed for various lines of the Woven Wood collection, including Standard Woven Wood Shades, Waterfall Woven Wood Shades, and Cascade Woven Wood Shades. Wood Blinds are available in 1" and 2" slats from a range of top quality basswoods, affordable faux wood, and our exclusive Elite Wood Blind collection, which consists of some of the most interesting finishes in the world.
Online and in stores
Through 12/31

• Mizzonk Holiday Sale First time online sale on Entire Mizzonk Collection plus free shipping over $65 purchase.
Online
Through 12/31

DMlights.com & Flos Sale In December we offer a 15% discount on all Flos lighting products. On all collections, from the Arco to the Zeppelin! The Skygarden is the limit...
Online
Through 12/31


BOSTON

Skinner 20th Century Design Auction New England's only full service auction house, will host an auction of 20th Century Design on December 17th at 10:00 a.m. in its Boston gallery. The extensive sale spans the 20th century and offers great material from each decade, ranging from rare furniture, pottery and glasswork, to unique car hood ornaments. Just in time for the holidays or redecorating any time of year, this sale has something for all discerning collectors and design aficionados.
Skinner Inc. | 63 Park Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116
12/17


CHICAGO

• Design, Inc. Simply Red Open House Longtime go-to Chicago designer Bill Bruss celebrates the opening of his newly-located DESIGN, INC. home furnishings and accessories boutique with a Simply Red Holiday Open House. Following a successful 7-year run in the city's River West area, Bruss recently moved his red-hot store to an expanded location smack-dab to the center of Chicago's booming Grand Avenue Design District. The new sight showcases his latest discoveries in furnishings, lighting, art, and home accessories, and just in time for the holidays, is brimming with innovative last-minute gift ideas. Beyond the bold and dramatic monochromatic red holiday window display, the Simply Red theme continues, with complimentary Red Wine, Red Caviar, Red Velvet Cupcakes and more, in addition to special 20% savings on all red items that day.
Design, Inc. | 1847 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60622
12/18, 12pm-4pm


• Griffins & Gargoyles Antiques Sale Features European antique and custom reproduction furniture plus whimsical treasures. Every item will be discounted 20%. Pick-up a piece for your home and start out the New Year with a new look at a great price.
Griffins & Gargoyles | 2140 W. Lawrence Ave. Chicago, Illinois, 60625
Through 12/31

DENVER

• Eron Johnson Antiques Holiday Sale 20% OFF storewide on all Antique Furniture, Lighting, Accessories and Architectural Salvage.
Eron Johnson Antiques | 451 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80203
Through 12/24


LOS ANGELES

Eames Designs: The Guest Host Relationship This exhibit uses Eames words to focus on the lesser-known aspects of their lives, revealing their appreciation of the value of humble objects and useful tools. Their insights about the simple pleasures of daily life will be illustrated with objects and materials available during their lifetimes and contemporary examples from the world around us. TICKETS
A+D Museum | 6032 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90036
Through 1/16


NEW YORK

Fritz Hansen Winter Woodenland in-Store Holiday Premium Danish furniture brand Republic of Fritz Hansen™ will host its first annual 'Walking in a Winter Woodenland' holiday event, taking place Saturday, December 17th from 1pm - 4pm at the Fritz Hansen Soho showroom located at 22 Wooster Street in New York City. We invite you and your family to join us for an afternoon of Danish Christmas tradition, where the store will be transformed into a holiday workshop. Families can make Christmas ornaments, with traditional Danish mulled wine served for the grown-ups. This event is free and open to adults and children of all ages.
Fritz Hansen | 22 Wooster Street, New York, New York, 10013
12/17

• Build It Green! NYC Crafted at the Canal - a holiday reuse fair featuring local vendors from Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, focused on reusing, upcycling and recycling material to create lovely holiday gifts.
Build It Green | 69 9th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11215
12/17-12/18

• Holiday Book Sale at the Bard Graduate Center For two weekends only, the Bard Graduate Center is having a holiday book sale, featuring a 70% discount on many of our current and backlist titles, including "Knoll Textiles," "Shaker Design," and "Marimekko: Fabrics, Fashion, Architecture."
Bard Graduate Center | 8 West 86th Street, New York, New York 10024
Through 12/18

The Kaleidoscope Holiday Sale The Bowery Hotel is proud to be hosting the Kaleidoscope Holiday Sale on Sunday, December 18th, curated by the lovely Tracey Tanner, the sale includes local/independent/handmade designs which make for wonderful gifts! Stop by from 11am to 7pm.
The Bowery Hotel | 335 Bowery, Second Floor, New York, New York 10014
12/18

Prague Kolektiv Christmas Liquidation Sale 70% off Czech modernist pieces at our Christmas liquidation sale at our Dumbo atelier space.
Prague Kolektiv | 68 Jay Street, 6th Floor, #605A, Brooklyn, New York, 11201
Through 12/23

Alessi Holiday Promotion Alessi, the renowned kitchen and housewares company, will be running a Holiday Promotion through the month of December. From December 1st to December 31st receive a $20 coupon for every $100 spent at Alessi. Use the coupon between January 1 st and January31st 2012 towards purchases at the NYC and San Francisco store locations. Coupons cannot be used with any other promotion, and cannot be exchanged for cash. Offer void after January 31st, 2012.
Alessi | 130 Greene St, New York, New York 10012 & 30 E 60th Street New York, NY 10065
Through 12/31

• Wud Furniture Design Holiday Sale All in stock pieces are 25% off and all new orders are 15% off!
Wud Furniture Design | 222 Clifton Place, Brooklyn, New York 11216
Through 12/31


PHILADELPHIA

Constructing Play Exhibition The Philadelphia Center for Architecture's most popular exhibition returns for a third year! Come learn about the history of your favorite toys, from Lincoln Logs to Legos, Erector Sets to K'Nex. Discover famous local buildings in miniature, learn how structures stay up, and see how toy designers took inspiration from the past to create today's most popular building toys. Bring mom, bring dad, bring the kids! And don't forget to bring your creativity so you can show us your building skill in our popular Hands-On carts!
The Philadelphia Center for Architecture | 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
Through 3/3


SAN FRANCISCO

• Childish Santa Cruz We will be offering 20% off all merchandise in store along with free wrapping as needed.
Childish Santa Cruz | 1718 Brommer Street , Santa Cruz, CA 95062
12/19-12/22

Alessi Holiday Promotion Alessi, the renowned kitchen and housewares company, will be running a Holiday Promotion through the month of December. From December 1st to December 31st receive a $20 coupon for every $100 spent at Alessi. Use the coupon between January 1 st and January31st 2012 towards purchases at the NYC and San Francisco store locations. Coupons cannot be used with any other promotion, and cannot be exchanged for cash. Offer void after January 31st, 2012.
Alessi | 424 Sutter St, San Francisco, California 94108
Through 12/31




WASHINGTON D.C.

• Ekster Antiques Barn Sale Event We literally JUST got TWO containers from Europe with the coolest stuff ever. We have been working round-the-clock to get them unloaded and all the items beautifully displayed. In addition to old & new cabinets, tables, chairs, and home decor....we've got very unique Christmas and holiday decorations that aren't found anywhere else! Plus, we have just opened up downstairs section of our 1875 barn and filled it with amazing items!
Ekster Antiques Sale Event | 38532 Pheasant Hill Lane, Hamilton, Virginia 20158
12/15 - 12/18

• Home on the Harbor Year End Sample Sale Save 15-50% on all furniture, lighting, rugs and accessories in our 4400 square foot showroom. Includes Gus Modern, Kartell, American Leather, Knoll, Blu Dot, DwellStudio, Flos and more.
Home on the Harbor | 1414 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland, 21230
12/17-1/7

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