Universal Language – By Nicole Baird

September 23, 2015
Capri, Italy

When Kristen asked me to handle this September’s Wanderlust, while she and Shane were abroad buying, I immediately went to work.  It’s a truly thought provoking exercise and one I have watched Kristen work on with great care and diligence. The seemingly effortless way she correlates the interior designer images with pieces she and Shane have acquired would definitely be challenging but also exciting for me!   My sense of style around interiors has been evolving in the last year at Robuck but mostly in that I am more open than ever to the application of antiques in all styles of design.   Below is a little bit about me to introduce myself and further our most recent acquisitions with design images that inspired me for my first Wanderlust entry.

Raised in Atlanta, a rarity for this city, I didn’t travel too far when it came time to choose a college to attend. An avid Georgia Bulldog fan my entire life, the University of Georgia, a mere 70 miles east, was the perfect fit. My first genuine opportunity to travel came after graduating college, backpacking through 10 European cities in 30 days. Traveling abroad ignited a passion for exploration that I hope to continue throughout my life.
FAVORITE Robuck Piece:  
A rare Sicilian two-drawer center table. It has a stylish ease and I covet every elegant detail.
Within the U.S., it would have to be the tour I took of the California coast. San Francisco, Napa Valley, and Carmel, each one unique yet just as beautiful as the last.

Abroad, I would have to say Vienna. The architecture and art museums were unlike anything I had ever experienced. One night, we got food to-go and sat in front of the Vienna Opera House watching Carmen with hundreds of others, locals and tourists alike. It was one of those truly unforgettable evenings.
 “Not all those who wander are lost” J.R.R. Tolkien
“The Fear” by Ben Howard
“Unsteady” by X Ambassadors
“Jackie and Wilson” by Hozier


As Discover ADAC approaches I do hope that anyone who has the opportunity stops in to say hello, whether for the first time or as a familiar face. You may click on the inventory images as they are linked to our website which has descriptions, dimensions and pricing.  We are always more than happy to hear from you by phone or email and offer any other assistance possible! 

Kindest regards, 



Emma Jane Pilkington
Photographed by: Pascal Chevallier 


Rose Uniacke


Huniford Design
Photographed by: Pieter Estersohn 


Amy Morris
Photographed by: Erica George Dines  


Robert Couturier Inc. 
Photographed by: Joshua McHugh
Betty Burgess
Photographed by: Erica George Dines  

Daniel Romualdez Architects
Photograph by: Michael Mundy


Michael S. Smith Inc. 
Photograph by: Michael Mundy  


David Kleinberg Design Associates
Photographed by: Thomas Loof 

Photographed by: Miguel Flores-Vianna



Peter Marino Architect 
Photographed by: Martin Muller 


Darryl Carter 


McAlpine Tankersley Architecture 


Beth Ervin
Photographed by: Erica George Dines

Waldo’s Designs
Photograph by: Roger Davies

John Saladino


Richard Keith Langham
Photographed by: William Waldron  


Grant White Design 
Photographed by: Tim Beddow 


Wells Design 
Photographed by: David Matheson

Nancy Braithwaite
Photographed by: Carol Prisant 



Studio Peregalli
Photograph from: The Invention of the Past  

Photographed by: Francois Halard 


Mlinaric, Henry and Zervudachi
Photographed by: Gilles de Chabaneix and Christopher Simon Sykes


Suzanne Kasler 
Photographed by: Bjorn Wallander


Westbrook Interiors 


Atelier AM
Photographed by: Francois Halard


Windsor Smith 


Penny Drue Baird
Photographed by: Matt Wargo

Photographed by: Erica George Dines 
Aero Studios


A Taste of What’s to Come….