Featured Stories

Every item tells a story. Learn more about the stories behind some of our most special collections, explore tips from top design influencers and celebrities, and more in the editorial side of EBTH.

Seller Story: Sam Presnell, Cincinnati, OH

Seller Story: Sam Presnell, Cincinnati, OH

47 years ago, Cincinnati-born Sam Presnell fell in love with a rug. His first purchase of the kind, a unique oriental rug, and his ensuing curiosity, led to his becoming one of the largest purveyors...

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Seller Story: Nick Bubash

Meet Nick Bubash: not solely a painter, a graphic artist, a draftsman, an assemblage-creator, a sculptor, or a tattooer. Bubash is a true artist. He does it all. Nick, genetically and stylistically, is a melting...

Seller Story: Jim Host, Sports Marketing Pioneer, Kentucky

Jim Host has always had a way of envisioning what lies ahead, even as a teenager he saw the bigger picture and made the tough choice to forgo a chance to jump into professional baseball...

Seller Story: The Dzwill Family

Seller Story: The Dzwill Family

Meet the Dzwill family and take a stroll through their warm and welcoming home in Medford, New Jersey. Steffie, crafty decorator and mother, and Ted, home builder and handyman father, designed their dream home to...

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Tips of The Trade: 5 Ways to Preserve Your Antique Heirlooms

Tips of The Trade: 5 Ways to Preserve Your Antique Heirlooms

Our very own Consignment Expert, Sophia Gossard, is here to teach us a little bit more about some antique no-nos and tips to preserve your most coveted pieces. Here’s 5 easy ways to keep your...

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Seller Story: A Dallas Fine Art Collection

My collection was amassed over years, and you can see that it’s eclectic. I bought pieces that really interested me, and often that connected in some way to where I lived.

Seller Story: Carol J. Mathews, Cincinnati, OH

“I have found that Carol Mathews’ story brings her art to life. My objective with sharing her art is to help people view Carol’s art through Carol’s mind and experience her reality – the world...

Roberts’ Antiques, Lexington, KY

Roberts’ Antiques, Lexington, KY

“The collecting began when my father, Lon Roberts, was practicing medicine. He started initially buying brass items at auction, and it grew from there. My parents traveled together to antique stores, auctions, and yard sales...

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Seller Story: Heather Hogan Roberts – Atlanta, GA

Seller Story: Heather Hogan Roberts – Atlanta, GA

A space influenced by Heather Hogan Roberts will usually bear trademark elements of bright lacquered chinoiserie, faux bamboo, vintage-patterned wallpaper and probably a ceramic monkey somewhere. As founder of the lifestyle brand, "Ivy and Vine",...

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A.C.E. Series: Modernism: The New New Painters

In the late 1970s, in the wake of abstract expressionism and the New York School of artists, a new creative direction was afoot. “We were all sort of working in this one direction, and it...

Silver September: Moments Of Silver

Silver September: Moments Of Silver

That's a wrap on Silver September. For its final week, we asked our EBTH family to share their memories about the meaningful silver pieces in their lives. We hope you enjoyed exploring the collections, stories...

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Tips of the Trade: P.S. I Made This: 1 Table, 3 Ways

Erica Domesek, founder of P.S. - I Made This, a DIY lifestyle brand, is a master of thinking outside the box. Here, she shows how one wicker table can go from being a console to...

Seller Story: Nancy Burke, Sun Valley, ID

The home we lived in before this one was in a suburb of Chicago; it was built in 1928 or 1929, before the crash. The owner had sent architects over to the Cotswalds in England...

Seller Story: Chloe Smith, Coto de Caza, CA

Seller Story: Chloe Smith, Coto de Caza, CA

My dad was very musically inclined – and 100% self-taught. He played the saxophone, piano, guitar, the drums, keyboard, you name it, he played it. But the piano was his favorite, I remember growing up...

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Seller Story: The Golder Collection, Cincinnati, OH

Seller Story: The Golder Collection, Cincinnati, OH

When my mother, Faith would hear music, she’d get this little glint in her eye and just go waltzing off,” recalls son, Stuart Golder. Dr. Sylvan and Faith Golder were the consummate collecting couple, well...

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Seller Story: Curt Lowens, Los Angeles, CA

In 1952, Paula Herold’s father rented a room in New York on West 15th Street, from an actor who was in a traveling production of Stalag 17. “My father sublet his apartment and my mother...

A.C.E. Series: Why Collect Contemporary Art?

A.C.E. Series: Why Collect Contemporary Art?

We chose Contemporary Art to kick off our Arts, Culture and Education Series, because it’s exciting, massive – and also confusing. To get a handle on the topic, we turned to Morgan Rigaud, who has...

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Seller Story: George Kotsiopoulos, Los Angeles, CA

“When I’m shopping for myself, I have to ask myself, “Self, where are you wearing this?” I might love something but if I have no answer, I don’t buy it. So if you’re shopping for...

Modern Masters: Jonathan Ward Icon 4x4

Modern Masters: Jonathan Ward Icon 4x4

For more than 20 years, Jonathan and his wife Jamie Ward have been revisiting classic automobile design in a modern context, restoring iconic models with mechanical and design elements that make them irresistible to collectors....

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Seller Story: Dr. Henry Heimlich, Cincinnati, OH

Decades before he would introduce the world to the Heimlich Maneuver, the lifesaving technique responsible for saving countless lives, Dr. Henry Heimlich arrived at Camp Four in Inner Mongolia, China on June 4th, 1945, in...

Keys To The City: Nashville, TN, Libby Callaway

Inspired by our recent trip to Nashville as a sponsor of the Antiques & Garden show, we're celebrating the city's vibrant vintage and design scene all week! Today, we’re following in the fashion footsteps of...

Keys to the City: Atlanta, GA

Keys to the City: Atlanta, GA

Our latest trip to the southern metropolis showed us exciting facets to the city — beautiful industrial design, eclectic boutiques, emerging innovators; and, of course, a classic southern mansion for good measure.

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Seller Story: Susan Lucci, New York, NY

Seller Story: Susan Lucci, New York, NY

“Daytime Television’s Leading Lady,” Susan Lucci is best known for her television portrayal of the captivating and iconic Erica Kane on ABC-TV’s “All My Children.” This role spurred a lucrative on-screen career spanning nearly five...

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Sophia Bush Design Tips Chicago Loft Apartment

As she settles into her newest place (a converted Chicago loft, where she stays while shooting NBC’s Chicago PD), Sophia Bush shares her challenges and her approach to making a spare, industrial space (like the...

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