Online antiques sales site VandM launched two new editorial sections: inSTINCT, a series of in-depth interviews with renowned experts, and inVALUABLES, featuring a handpicked selection of best-value designs from VandM’s inventory.
inSTINCT launched with a profile of Tom Delavan, the interior designer, art director, stylist and former Editor At Large for Domino Magazine. The feature explores his inspirations of the moment (17th century Dutch still life), favorite piece of furniture (Caori table by Vico Magistretti) and love of online vintage hunting.
"Nowadays the breadth of material available on the internet is amazing," said Delavan. "Combine that with the ability to search easily and you can see far more things in a few hours on the computer that you can in days of shopping.”
VandM launched inVALUABLES with 20 items, including a 1930s Cartier Art Deco Vanity Case made in silver for $3,400, a pair of 1969 Jumbo Chairs by Alberto Rosselli for $3,600, a 1700s French Louis XV Style Cylinder Desk with inlaid rosewood for $97,500, and a rare 1958 Fornasetti Lithograph Poster for $2,300, and will be expanding the quantity in the coming weeks to keep up with expected demand.
“Visitors always ask, ‘What’s the best?’ or ‘What’s the best value?’" said VandM co-founder Bill Indursky. "So we created inVALUABLE to help our fans trendspot and navigate the best of our online offerings."
Until now, the site's editorial efforts were represented within the blog Design in Tell.