Some people just bask in the golden glow of old stuff; Jeanne Connolly’s one of them. A New Jersey native and former Crate & Barrel visual designer, Connolly, who longed to learn the ropes of upholstering, had one of those turning-thirty moments and moved west, on the advice of a friend, to enroll in the well-regarded upholstery program at Emily Griffith Opportunity School. And that, along with a renewed appreciation for antiques gained during her stint at Eron Johnson’s on Broadway, was enough to give her the courage to completely overthrow her corporate past and start... More >>>