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Shop Talk: The Swanky Abode

 Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: The Swanky Abode

Keeping up with the Joneses has never been more fun. The Joneses to whom I’m referring are the owners of The Swanky Abode, a home decor shop at 4230 The Strand at Easton Town Center. Walk inside the 7,000-square-foot store and you’ll find find unique, eclectic merchandise −hand-selected by Laura and her three children, Jerrod, […]

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Shop Talk: Columbus Architectural Salvage

 Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: Columbus Architectural Salvage

Whether you’re renovating an old house, constructing a new one, or looking for a unique decorative piece, there’s something new to discover around every corner of Columbus Architectural Salvage. The 10,000-square-foot warehouse −at 1580 Clara St. next to the Ohio State Fairgrounds− is chock-full of rare and interesting finds, including vintage door and window hardware, fireplace […]


Shop Talk: mix: HOME

 Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: mix: HOME

mix: HOME opened its doors Aug. 6 at 3515 N. High St. in Clintonville. The store offers furniture and home décor items with vintage, modern, and industrial design influences. New items are sourced from a long list of manufacturers and vendors in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Reclaimed items are found at shows and […]


Shop Talk: Old World New Home

 Melanie McIntyre Shop Talk: Old World New Home

Old World New Home moved into its current location, at 941 N. High St., in January after quickly outgrowing its former storefront just three blocks north. One look inside the shop’s windows and it is easy to see why many of its customers make the drive from Springfield, Ohio, where co-owner Carlene Crist resides, for a […]

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