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Thos. Moser 1st Ever Warehouse Sale this weekend

  
  
  

Celebrate the Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday and select from a wide variety of Thos. Moser originals at our first ever Warehouse Sale. All items are available on a cash/credit and carry basis, or local delivery can be arranged on site for a fee.

Photo taken at the warehouse on Thursday, Aug. 13th:


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And even though the State guidelines say only items under $2,500 are tax exempt, we’ll pay your sales tax for all cash/credit and carry items priced over $2,500 at the Warehouse Sale, so your entire purchase will be tax free.

Call or visit our Boston Showroom with questions and for more information.

Rules & Restrictions: Sales Tax Holiday Weekend guidelines as determined by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue: total order may exceed $2,500, but only items priced at $2,500 or less will be tax-exempt; orders made during the sales tax holiday weekend must be paid in full in order to qualify for the sales tax exemption; applies to purchases for personal use only, purchases by corporations or other businesses and purchases by individuals for business use remain taxable. For items priced over $2,500 that are not eligible for the sales tax holiday, we will pay your sales tax for those items at our Warehouse Sale only. Offer of free delivery only applies to full price items and cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions. All cash/credit and carry sales will be exempt from sales tax, however delivery to addresses outside of Massachusetts will be subject to local sales tax if applicable.

Art & Design on the Midcoast with Thos. Moser and Down East Magazine

  
  
  

Thanks to all who attended last night's Maine Art & Design Dinner at Primo in Rockland (Maine).

We were thrilled to partner with Down East Magazine to bring together a distinguished panel of artists and designers and enjoy a fine dinner from acclaimed chefs Melissa Kelly and Price Kushner.

Our lineup of presenters included: 

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Bill Laurita
, woven products designer of Swans Island Blankets
Jim Kinnealey, co-owner of Caldbeck Gallery in Rockland
Cynthia Hyde, co-owner of Caldbeck Gallery in Rockland
Eric Hopkins, Rockland-based artist
Eric Allyn, architectural designer from Rockland
David Moser, principal furniture designer for Thos. Moser.

Eric Hopkins kindly offered up his beautiful gallery prior to the dinner for a cocktail party that was well received. Many thanks to Bettina Doulton of Cellardoor Vineyard for providing the wonderful wine and Melody Wolfertz of In Good Company for the catering at the reception.

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Here are a few photos from the dinner at Primo...

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Pictured below are the gracious hosts for the evening's festivities (l to r), John Viehman, publisher of Down East magazine; Colleen McCracken, CEO of Thos. Moser; Melissa Kelly, Primo co-owner and Executive Chef (holding an advance copy of her upcoming book collaboration with Down East, called "Cooking Down East; Favorite Maine Recipes", which is due out in October); Price Kushner, Primo co-owner and Bakery/Pastry Chef.

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We think it will be hard to top last night's dinner, lively guests and wonderful presenters, but we will try when host our next Art & Design Dinner event at Havana in Bar Harbor on August 17th...we hope you will join us! (Please call our Freeport showroom for more information).

Thanks to all who attended the Dominique Browning book signing at our Freeport showroom

  
  
  

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Our Freeport showroom hosted a wonderful book signing, reading and reception with author Dominique Browning last week. Dominique read from her new book, Slow Love, and answered questions about her high-powered career, getting laid off and learning to appreciate the finer, slower things in life.

Here are a few snapshots from the event...

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Thos. Moser and Down East Magazine invite you to Maine Art & Design, a evening with artists and friends on the Midcoast

  
  
  

Join Thos. Moser and Down East Magazine in Rockland on July 29th for special evening at the acclaimed Primo Restaurant...

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Join us in Freeport on July 19th for a book signing and reception with author Dominique Browning

  
  
  

SLOW LOVE:
How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas & Found Happiness

WHAT:
Join us in Freeport for a special reading, book signing and reception with author Dominique Browning, former Editor in Chief of House & Garden.

WHEN:
Monday, July 19th from 6-8pm

WHERE:
Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom
149 Main Street
Freeport

Please call in advance to pre-order a copy of the book - RSVP as seating is limited!

RSVP:
freeportshowroom@thosmoser.com
(207) 865-4519

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About the book:
For over a decade, Dominique Browning, editor-in-chief of House & Garden, had been embroiled in the Condé Nast empire where back-stabbing was elevated to an art form, “an elaborate corporate kabuki.” But one Monday morning in 2007, the magazine folded and she was told to pack up her office. Overnight her driven, purpose-filled days vanished. 

With her children leaving home, and a long relationship ending, the structure of her life disappeared. After losing the job that defined her, Browning fell into a panic of loss ¾ and along the way discovered a deeper joy than any she had ever known. 

Uproariously funny and unabashedly self-deprecating, Browning’s journey to self-discovery is one that resonates with many readers and makes them laugh out loud. SLOW LOVE is about wearing your pajamas to the farmer’s market, playing piano at four in the morning, and learning to love an unexpected, unanticipated life.

About the author:
For over a decade, Dominique Browning was the editor-in-chief of House & Garden. She currently writes a column for the Environmental Defense Fund and blogs at SlowLoveLife.com. She is the author of Around the House and In the Garden and lives in New York City and Rhode Island.

Check out the video of Dominique on ABC News launching her book.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

Thos. Moser Arrives to a Warm Welcome in Southampton

  
  
  

Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the opening of our new Thos. Moser Gallery Store in Southampton, NY!  We could not be more thrilled to finally have a presense in The Hamptons this summer.

Thos. Moser Gallery Store in Southampton, NY

Flat screen in SouthamptonWe have an assortment of our most popular designs for you to see and touch first hand. We've also installed a large flat screen TV monitor so visitors can interactively explore the entire breadth of our offerings online, as well as see a real-time connection to our shop in Maine where all our furniture is crafted by our talented and dedicated team of woodworkers.

Thos. Moser Hamptons Gallery Store

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff in Southampton looks forward to saying hello, answering your questions and assisting you with every step of the order process, and can even help you design a custom piece of furniture to suit your individual needs. We invite you to stop in and learn how you can enhance your space with our award-winning designs this summer.

Ribbon cutting with the Mayor in Southampton

We are conveniently located at the corner of Main and Hampton Streets in Southampton:

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100 Main Street
Southampton, NY 11968
p: 631.761.5250
e:
hamptons@thosmoser.com

 

Getting comfy on a Thos. Moser Wing Sofa 

SUMMER EVENTS IN SOUTHAMPTON- COMING SOON!
We are busy planning an array of events throughout the summer, and will be posting the details very soon. To make sure you get all the latest information, please sign up for our email announcements and we will gladly keep you informed.

The entrance of our Southampton Gallery Store

Georgetown Pedestal Table

Inside our Southampton Gallery Store

Thos. Moser stools on display in Southampton

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From the Woods of Maine - join us in Freeport Thursday night for a reception with artist Marguerite Robichaux

  
  
  

Please join us at our Flagship Showroom in Freeport this Thursday night for a reception with artist Marguerite Robichaux, benefitting the Monhegan Artists' Residency Program*. Also introducing local artist Sissy Buck.

From the Woods of Maine
Reception for artist Marguerite Robichaux
Thursday, June 10th (6-8:30pm)

Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom
149 Main Street
Freeport
(one block north of L.L. Bean)

*The Monhegan Artists' Residency Program provides emerging Maine artists the opportunity to work without constraints on Monhegan Island.

Join us in Manhasset, NY June 11-13th for a Special Savings Weekend

  
  
  

We hope you can join us in Manhasset, NY for a Special Weekend Savings Event Friday, June 11th - Sunday, June 13th. 

There will be chairmaking demos throughout the weekend, special savings on a selection of furniture, including seating, tables, beds, sofas, sideboards, cases and more.

1583 Northern Boulevard
Manhasset, NY
(1/2 mile east of Lord & Taylor)

 

 

We hope to see you there!

Meet the Cabinetmaker

  
  
  

It has been a while since we have featured a cabinetmaker on here, but with our Spring catalog arriving in homes, it only seems fitting.

Side note: If you haven't received your April catalog, you should shortly and if you aren't on our mailing list, you can sign up here.

Our featured cabinetmaker is Carol Dall.


Carol leads our upholstery department and has been with Moser for more than 12 years. She has an infectious laugh that can be heard throughout the shop. The work our upholstery team does is truly amazing, whether working with customer-specified fabrics or fulfilling special requests, they are the final eyes on each piece that leaves the shop. Here is a closer look at Carol, a special member of the Moser team...

Name: Carol Dall

Area of specialty: Upholstery

Years with Thos. Moser: 12

Where did you grow up: Auburn, Maine (not far from the shop)

Favorite piece of Moser furniture: A tie between the Lolling Chair and the American Bungalow Collection

Have you made any  special Moser pieces as gifts: I made a Boyker Bench and Wall Mirror for my daughter and a Continuous Arm Chair for my grandson. (Carol has 5 grandchildren!)

What did you do before coming to Moser: I worked as a healthcare provider and in retail sales.

What do you like most: the people I work with

What do you like least about your job: not being able to tie up loose ends at the end of the day. (Which is easy to understand, since she can be found still working at the end of the day when the lights are out!) 

Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, reading, working out, recently joining a local running club

If you want to learn more about the people that make up Thos. Moser, please visit our website.

 

Thos. Moser and The Jackson Lab team up for great event in Boston!

  
  
  

Thanks to The Jackson Laboratory and our Boston showroom for organizing a great event, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Kyuson Yun. Dr. Yun explained the research she is leading in her laboratory, focusing on the manipulation of stem cells (both normal and cancer), which has great potential for treating many human diseases.

Her talk that evening was entitled, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", focusing on different stem cells for different diseases and a cutting-edge perspective on cancer stem cell research. The event drew a great group of customers and friends to the showroom, all leaving with an enlightened view of the work done by the Laboratory and its scientists.

Here are a few photos from the event:

Scott Wentzell, of Thos. Moser speaks to the group about the partnership between Thos. Moser and The Jackson Laboratory.


Keynote speaker, Dr. Kyuson Yun


Cathy Bernstein, Joanne Bean, Paul Santos and Christopher Eramo


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Thos. Moser is proud to call The Jackson Laboratory our Charity of Choice. Stay tuned for upcoming collaborative events with the Lab!

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