Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

NEW YORK, NY -- New York is a global capital of the design industry. It is home to a host of prominent interior designers whose projects across residential, commercial and public spaces influence design trends around the world. New York is also home to a wide range of design resources whose quality products and expert services are used by designers to realize their visions.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New York PropertiesIn our inaugural Tools of the Trade series co-hosted with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New York Properties, we are honored to present some of New York's most distinguished design resources -- P.E. Guerin, Costikyan, Gracie and Schumacher -- each firm a legend and trendsetter in its respective field.
The events will take place at Doyle and are free and open to the public. Reservations are required.

Reservations: 212-427-4141, ext 600, or

P.E. Guerin / Wed, Feb 13 at 6:30pm

P.E. GuerinP.E. Guerin is the oldest decorative hardware firm in the US, and the only metal foundry in Manhattan. Established by French immigrant Pierre Emmanuel Guerin in 1857, it continues to produce quality hardware and architectural fixtures.  Read More


Costikyan / Tues, Mar 5 at 6:30pm

CostikyanPhilip Costikyan in a conversation with Doyle's Rug Specialist Mark Topalian will share his expertise on rugs and carpets. Costikyan has been the most trusted name in preserving the beauty of fine rugs and upholstery for over 132 years.  Read More


Gracie / Tues, Mar 12 at 6:30pm

GracieFounded by Charles R. Gracie in 1898, Gracie carries an impressive selection of Chinese and Japanese antiques, as well as lacquer furniture, but they are still best known for their signature product - exquisite custom handpainted wallpapers.  Read More


Schumacher / Tues, Mar 19 at 6:30pm

SchumacherFounded in 1889, Schumacher offers a comprehensive collection of fabrics, wallcoverings and trims that span an extraordinary range, and are united by a respect for classicism, an eye for the cutting edge, and an unparalleled level of quality.  Read More