|Portrait of the Publisher as a Young Aesthete.
Mr. Labine is the notorious founder and former editor and publisher of the Old House Journal, Traditional Building, and Period Homes magazines, all of which sprang from his passion for preserving and improving older buildings, starting with his own spectacular manse. It's no surprise that his home boasts outstanding original as well as restored features and is decorated in high Victoriana, complete with koi pond and neoclassical statues. Clem is also a longtime Friend of Artistic License.
|Clem Labine in his spectacular parlor
|The hand-painted peacock frieze in Clem Labine's home in Brooklyn, NY
|painted peacock and antler rosette
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anthemion is in the glossary!
Visit Clem Labine's new blog, The Preservationist
Lynne Rutter Murals + Decorative Painting