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Platinum List: Home/Design

Platinum List: Home/Design

Antique Shop

Winner: Robert Morrissey Antiques

Collectors rejoice at the exclusive selection of antiques and fine art found at Robert Morrissey’s Clayton gallery. The establishment has a dedicated tradition of acquiring exceptional pieces through a vast network of European contacts, and importing them from England, France and Germany. Discover rare items of interest, from an early 19th century bronze and marble vase to a Chinese barrel seat. Morrissey’s eclectic taste promises an always-intriguing selection of fine art and captivating antiques to enhance your personal collection. Plus, his appraisal services and local ties to the community promise a wealth of knowledge accessible to you and your family.

Robert Morrissey Antiques, 132 N. Meramec Ave., Clayton, 314-725-2695,

Runner Up: Emporium St. Louis

Runner Up: Jules L Pass Antiques

Robert Morrissey


Furniture Shop

Winner: Emporium St. Louis

With a revolving collection of incredible French and European-designed furniture, Emporium St. Louis has the right items to make any home inviting. Discover gorgeous carved armchairs and delicate hand-painted dresser bureaus. Choose a drink cabinet with marble countertop or an antique carved chest to house your blankets. As you browse the findings at Emporium St. Louis, something is sure to strike your fancy. Pick up the perfect conversation-starter to liven up your living space from this Platinum List award-winning shop.

Emporium St. Louis, 9410 Manchester Road, Webster Groves, 314-962-7300,

Runner Up: Jules L Pass Antiques

Runner Up: Expressions Furniture



Home Accessory Shop

Winner: Amini’s

The Midwest chain continues to attract clients with a wide range of goodies for the home. Do you wish to update a room with a few simple touches? From a gorgeous hand-loomed rug to a geometric pendant light, Amini’s meets your demands. Interested in creating a game area in your lower level? Amini’s has you covered. But what’s the real reason Amini’s stands apart from other home accessory shops? Personalized service to guarantee each customer finds exactly what they need for their home. 

Amini’s, 17377 Chesterfield Airport Road, Chesterfield, 636-537-9200,

Runner Up: The Great Cover-Up

Runner Up: Rusted Chandelier



Interior Design Firm

Winner: The Great Cover-Up

With the slogan “we’ve got it covered” as its enduring business philosophy, it’s easy to understand how The Great Cover-Up is the top choice for St. Louisans seeking to revamp their home’s interior spaces. Starting with a complimentary design consultation, the firm makes its impressive collection of designers available to you. Each project is handled with the same dedication, no matter the size. From custom furniture to custom window coverings, The Great Cover-Up devotes itself to transforming a space to something you can truly call your own.

The Great Cover-Up, 9708 Clayton Road, Ladue, 314-995-5701,

Runner Up: Directions in Design

Runner Up: Diane Breckenridge Interiors

The Great Cover Up


Kitchen Design Firm

Winner: BaumHouse Design

The full-service kitchen and bath design studio stays at the top of its game by incorporating innovative techniques and eco-friendly products into its projects to meet the needs of its clients. Placing importance on continually educating its team of professionals, BaumHouse Design helps you envision an original design to fit your space and needs, with a focus on health and safety for your entire family. Recognizing the value of a kitchen as a strong focal point for every home, the designers at BaumHouse match form with function to ensure the room reaches its full potential.

BaumHouse Design, 11 Vance Road, Valley Park, 636-225-9000,

Runner Up: RSI Kitchen & Bath

Runner Up: Mosby Building Arts



Landscape Design Firm

Winner: Rand Rosenthal Design Group

Rand Rosenthal

Rand Rosenthal Design Group’s landscapes stand out thanks to a unique merging of old treasures with plant life to create something unexpected. Challenging people to think outside of the box, Rand Rosenthal helps clients envision an outdoor space’s full potential. By handpicking each plant, including succulents from California and tropicals from Southern Florida, Rosenthal truly goes the extra mile for his clients. By incorporating items “touched by the hands of time,” Rosenthal creates unconventional landscapes by repurposing objects and furniture to act as plant holders, creating a magical and memorable space.

Rand Rosenthal Design Group, 8416 Manchester Road, Brentwood, 314-910-9022; Treasure Aisles Antique Mall, 2317 S. Big Bend Blvd., Maplewood, 314-647-6875; Warson Woods Antique Gallery, 10091 Manchester Road, Kirkwood, 314-909-0123,

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Staff writer Amanda Dahl has a love for all things beautiful, from people trying to change the world for the better to fashion and beauty to picturesque places found around the globe.

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