Memphis–based designer Amy Howard worked as a decorative artist and mural painter before pursuing her lifelong dream: to design and make furniture. Launched in 1991, the Amy Howard Collection includes an impressive range of one-of-a-kind, antique-inspired furniture pieces and home accessories — from English Country mirrors and Venetian beds to gold-accented armoires, zinc trestle tables, and Asian-inspired consoles. Made by highly trained artisans, many of Howard’s wooden items feature her unique, hand-painted “Toscana” finish, which produces an elegantly weathered and timeless look.
Past Sales Featuring Amy Howard
Build a Beautiful BedroomHere, we’ve got everything you need for a beautiful bedroom: You’ll find everything from the actual beds to desks, rugs, side tables, lighting, and a lot more. The selection is meant to suit a variety of tastes, but lean toward the contemporary-yet-timeless.
Inspired by Film: Marie AntoinetteMarie Antoinette wasn’t exactly known for her minimalism. If you're inspired by her love of all things opulent (perhaps you found yourself swooning over Sofia Coppola's evocative 2006 biopic. . .), then you'll be pleased with these furnishings and accents, which perfectly represent the Queen of Fashion's sybaritic mindset. Reminiscent of the Louis XVI style that reigned during her lifetime, each piece possesses opulent texture and ornate detail.
Francophile StyleTreat your home to subtly Gallic-inspired style with these furnishings and accents. Start with some timeless, tailored seating pieces, then add rugs, lighting, and accents with pops of print and personality. Grab a few picks from this selection — and your surroundings will start taking on the vibe of that ultra-swank hotel in the 8th.
Uptown ApartmentClassic-yet-contemporary design that endures, and soft colors and luxe textures that inspire — these are the hallmarks of sophisticated uptown style. Here, you’ll find furnishings, lighting, accents, bedding, and more that’ll outfit virtually every part of your abode, from living room to bed and bath.
Shades of White: Curated by Alexa Hampton“The use of a pale or white color scheme in a house is the equivalent of speaking in a whisper; it is dignified and restrained,” says Alexa Hampton in her book Alexa Hampton: The Language of Interior Design. “One must lean in closer to ‘hear’ what is being said.” Here, Hampton has curated a selection of furnishings and accents, in tones of white and cream, which are beautifully understated. And, as a bonus, you'll get $100 in Gilt credit for a future purchase when you spend $500 in this sale.
Designing Women: Amy HowardThis Memphis–based designer began her career as a decorative artist and mural painter; since then, she’s branched out into furniture design. Find her artful, antique-inspired creations here, from a zinc trestle table to a sunburst mirror. A few, such as the exquisite handmade wooden chest and an end table, come in her unique, hand-painted “Toscana” finish, designed to look elegantly weathered and timeless. Want this look on your own furniture? Pick up her Toscana finish kit, exclusive to Gilt.
More Styles by Amy Howard
- Area rugs
- Art, prints & photography
- Beds & headboards
- Candles & candle holders
- Chairs, benches & ottomans
- Decorative pillows
- Desks, storage units & other furniture
- Dining tables, side tables & consoles
- Lanterns, vanity lights & other lighting
- Mirrors & frames
- Other décor & accessories
- Outdoor furniture
- Pillows & cushions
- Sofas & sectionals
- Table & desk lamps
- Trays & bowls