Yearly Archives: 2013


Birmingham Antique Show

Iris Thorpe, Niermann Week’s stocking dealer in Birmingham, Alabama, recently invited me to visit.  Her business Iris & Co. took space in the antique show, Antiques at the Gardens, which supports the enchanting Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Iris (standing on the…

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Soft Launch of Amanda Nisbet Designs for Niermann Weeks

Well, the soft launch in the New York Design Center went wonderfully, attracting magazine editors, bloggers, interior designers, and customers.  Phew.  Amanda was surrounded all evening by fans, students, bloggers, and editors. One never knows how people will respond to…

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Decades of Home Work

In 1994 we were young, dumb, and took on too much responsibility, moving into a new home with a much larger property, while consolidating the Niermann Weeks factory from 13 little buildings into the shell of a partially constructed strip…

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Decades of Home Work – Interiors

My home also functions as a museum with changing exhibitions, whose schedule depends on ads being shot for Niermann Weeks. Over the years, it’s come a long way from a rudimentary farmhouse, thank goodness. The original front entry hall was…

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