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Alex Papachristidis in Veranda Magazine

From the simplest cord spotted on an upholstered piece, to a show-stopping space with trim at every turn, each time we see our product in print we’re filled with great joy and gratitude. As this year comes to a close, we look back with thanks and look forward to the New Year with eagerness and optimism as our trimmings can be seen throughout the cover story in Veranda’s first issue of 2017.

Designed by Alex Papachristidis, the Kip Bay Decorator Show House dining room exudes elegance and offers many lessons in the importance of details, from expertly applied trim on furniture, pillows and lamp shades, to hand-painted seat backs. It has been our pleasure to support Alex’s vision and this worthy cause.

Alex Papachristidis in Veranda Magazine



Kips Bay Show House - Alex Papachristidis



Kips Bay Show House - Custom Lampshade Featuring Samuel & Sons Beaded Fringe

Normandy Silk Ornamental Fringe



Kips Bay Show House - Dining Room Chair, Samuel & Sons Trim

Délicat Silk Gimp



Dining Room Chair - Kips Bay Show House featuring Samuel & Sons Trim

Délicat Silk Gimp


Samuel & Sons Rosette Trim - Kips Bay Show House

Le Musée Silk Rosette


Samuel & Sons Trim - Kips Bay Decorator Show House

Le Musée 1/4″ Silk Cord with Tape


Custom Cushions - Samuel & Sons Trim in the Kips Bay Show House

Le Musée 1/4″ Silk Cord with Tape


Elegant custom pillow with Samuel & Sons trim by Alex Papachristidis

Le Musée Narrow Braid


Alex Papachristidis Interiors - Sofa featuring Samuel & Sons trim in the Kips Bay Show House.

Le Musée Silk Fringe with Jasmines


House & Garden Cushion Celebrates the London Design Festival

To mark this year’s London Design Festival, we have collaborated with House & Garden to create a one-of-a-kind cushion. Gabby Deeming, House & Garden’s decorating editor, created a bespoke design featuring playful pops of color. Gabby selected the Printemps Chevron Border in Mandarin, Citrus, Midnight and Fuchsia, and to complete the bold look, edged the cushion in the Printemps Brush Fringe in Mandarin.

House & Garden Cushion

House and Garden Cushion Design

To complement our trims, Gabby selected fabrics from the Poème collection by Élitis, available at Abbott & Boyd.

House and Garden Cushion Design | Samuel and Sons PassementeriePrintemps Brush Fringe and 1.5″ (38 mm) Printemps Chevron Border.
Fabric from Élitis, the Poème collection: front in Fluide magnétique and reverse in Fleur de Jasmine

Special thanks to Pauline at Curtain Design for creating the cushion.



Milieu Magazine: Spring 2014



It is such a pleasure to be featured not only on the pages of MILIEU magazine, but to see our Cabana Tassel Fringe gracing the cover of their Spring issue. Their creative approach to showcasing fabrics and trims marries fashion and interiors in a sophisticated palette of chartreuse and gray.



2.5″ Belgian Filigree Lace in Chartreuse

Samuel and Sons featured in Milieu Magazine

RTC Triplet Fringe from the Roger Thomas Collection in Pistachio

Samuel and Sons featured in Milieu Magazine

Cabana Tassel Fringe in Fern

Samuel and Sons featured in Milieu Magazine

1.4″ Lancaster Lattice Braid in Charcoal


To read the entire story, download the digital edition of MILIEU’s spring issue here.



Story produced by Shannon Bowers, styled and photographed by Maxine Helfman.


Introducing the Samuel & Sons Blog: Fall Design Events & Recent Press

Welcome to the first official post of the Samuel & Sons blog. The past several months have played host to a flurry of exciting fall design events, including Boutique Design New York and FOCUS/13 at London’s Design Centre in Chelsea Harbour where our showroom manager artfully entertained guests with sushi-inspired petit fours in the spirit of our fall advertising campaign.


Samuel & Sons Fall Events

From left: Boutique Design New York, FOCUS/13, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour


This fall, we’ve also had the pleasure of appearing in some of our favorite design publications including House Beautiful, Elle Decor and Traditional Home, as well as the new television series, Daykeover with Libby Langdon.

Samuel & Sons Daykeover With Libby Langdon

We were proud to participate in Libby Langdon’s one-day transformation of a New Jersey home which appeared not only on Daykeover, but as the cover story of the December/January issue of House Beautiful. Our Orsay Silk Ribbed Border was used on drapery panels in the entry; the perfect complement to the Phillip Jeffries Imperial Gates wallcovering.

Samuel & Sons Stocking Trim | Traditional Home

Traditional Home shared this Scandinavian-style Christmas in their holiday issue, which included custom stockings trimmed in our Mica Glass Fringe accompanied by our Amelie Beaded Vine Border.


In addition to appearing in magazines and on television, we’re delighted to have been seen on your Facebook pages as well as in your Tweets, Pins and Instagram photos. Thank you all for sharing! We love seeing our product samples appearing throughout your design process just as much as we enjoy seeing your completed designs.


Watch for next week’s post as we head behind the scenes at Samuel & Sons where we’ve been hard at work this month creating a home for the holidays (on a small scale), covered from top-to-bottom in trim.

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