Janet Guthart is an Interior Designer and Antique Dealer/Appraiser. She was raised in Connecticut and moved to Florida in the early 90’s. Janet is one of three girls and being the only one interested in antiques , she traveled with her dad; going to junkyards, thrift stores , estates , etc . Upon graduating from collage , she worked in her father’s construction company assisting in all aspects of residential and retail designs . Janet’s main focus was Antique Restoration of homes built pre 1900’s.
Upon her Marriage in 1987 to Mare, she moved to Florida , opening her own Interior Designing Company (Design Creations) and had two wonderful children, Shayna & Seth .
In 2010, Janet was asked to open an Antique Mall through Bruce Kodner Galleries. Starting with just seven (7) dealers , who she recruited and an empty building , Janet has grown her business into one of the largest Antique malls in South Florida . With over 70 dealers to date and a new expansion on the board for early 2018,the Mall continues to grow.
Janet’s knowledge of Interior Design and Antiques bring over 30 years of experience to all aspects of antique appraisals ,sales and design techniques.