Recently I bought some of these fun soap stones, designed and hand cut by Brooklyn based husband and wife duo, Oliver and Jean Pelle, for their design and architecture studio Pelle design. These gem like soap stones are super minagant … Continue reading
Category Archives: Bohemian Finds
A recent flea market purchase; I really love the unusual, molded plywood shape and tapered legs of this vintage post modern style dining chair.
Super chic, and super fun; super blinged out head sculptures, designed by chic meets hip, LA based, interior, and fashion designer Kelly Wearstler. $5,600 at Kelly’s LA shop and at Bergdorf Goodman’s in NYC. For more info call: 323.895.7880 ___ … Continue reading
Designed by the cool Brooklyn based Egg Collective, these Hawley side tables are made of brass and marble, can be used singularly, or grouped together to make a larger surface. They come in polished brass, polished nickel, and satin brass … Continue reading
Carved by Mapuche artisans, an indigenous people from south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina, the Las Doce tableware collection of wood plates, bowls, and mugs, are crafted using traditional Mapuche technique and designs. Made from a single piece of wood, the … Continue reading
Loving these mad bohemian-chic, colorful marbled ceramic dishes, designed by American designer John Derian for Astier de Villatte. Mug $204, 8″ plates $85 through johnderian.com. Please credit responsibly! Photo by Geoffrey Sokol via elledecor.com.
For spring/summer 2012, Coach will be selling a limited-edition of these amazing brush-stroke painting bags, designed by one of my favorite, New York based artist James Nares. For more details; $798 at coach.com beginning May, 2012. Only 175 of each … Continue reading
The Notone “Galaxy” Jacket : designed by NY based graphic designer, architect, and friend, Kervin W. Brisseaux. I think this would look mad chic paired with white slacks and gold sneaks. Buy it here for $100. See more of Kervin’s … Continue reading
Stone : Beautiful handmade concrete tiles designed by Stockholm based architecture and design firm Claesson Koivisto Rune for Marrakech Design. See layout and color options here. ___ Inspired by traditional Arabic geometry, these concrete tiles are handmade in Marrakech, Morocco, come … Continue reading
The Disco Bar, 2008: Designed by fashion designer Patrick Cox, and originally auctioned at the Première of Grey Goose Character & Cocktails in October of 2008 to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation. This piece is available through Highland Park … Continue reading
It took me a while to find the perfect bag that can work for both my job as a designer and my current full time job as a salesman and promoter of gourmet French cheese. My recently purchased Merced Duffel … Continue reading
Low Table, 1990: A organically shaped, red lacquered polyurethane table by french designer Louis Durot. ___ I absolutely love how unique the shape of this table is. Because of its eccentric appearance, I think its form and texture would work … Continue reading
Made of bronze, a 2011 dagger style letter opener by American artist and sculptor Mary Brogger. ___ For many, opening letters must seem outdated, but unavoidable bills surely must be more fun opening with bronze, dagger style. Personally; I really … Continue reading
Orange striped, 1970’s, Italian mid-century Lucite candlestick holders, done in the style of American furniture designer, Charles Hollis Jones. For purchasing info, please email me here.
Minimal, curvaceous, and a mid-century classic; a pair of nicely weathered concrete Loop Chairs designed by Swiss furniture designer Willy Guhl. For purchasing info, please email me here. ___ I am a big fan of concrete furniture. Because of its … Continue reading
Above: A Circa 1890-1900 carved wood Tramp Art cupboard with an apex top and diamond patterned motif. For purchasing info, please email me here. ___ When shopping for clients, I often am looking for furniture pieces with unique shapes and … Continue reading
Moon Viewing Chair: 1999 by American furniture designer and craftsman Clifton Monteith. Made of bent willow and aspen twigs, and like most of his work, it is rustic interpretation of art nouveau, better known as “rustic noveau”. ___ Often rustic … Continue reading
Personally I am not a big fan of figurines and yet lately I have been finding many vintage pieces that can easily pass for decorative or sculptural art. Often these porcelain or ceramic pieces are quite affordable and if your … Continue reading
Voronoi Shelf, 2007: made of white carrara marble and designed by Australian born designer Marc Newson. ___ Currently I am working on the design of some lighting fixtures that are made of marble and when I found this carrara marble … Continue reading
The Secretary: Designed by American industrial and furniture designer Jonathan Nesci, and is made of powder-coated aluminum, steel and leather. ___ This is a beautifully built, minimal modern, secretary/bookcase of which I love its height, its color and its interchangeably … Continue reading
Volubile chandelier, by French furniture and jewelry designer Hervé Van der Straeten. Available at Ralph Pucci International. ___ Always so beautiful, always so unexpected, the furniture and lighting of this inventive french designer easily resembles his jewelry designs, all of … Continue reading
Inspired by running horses, these two wood carved, organically shaped tables are by Korean furniture designer Chul An Kwak. Please credit responsibly! Images via designboom.
The Batman Chair, 1989, by New York city based artist and designer Alex Locadia. Now “On Display” at the MAD, Museum of Art and Design in NYC. Here is a link to a video with the designer explaining more about … Continue reading
Fabric Light R : by London based Architect and designer IL Hoon Roh. ___ Like I mentioned on Saturday, for the following week I also hope to be posting art, furniture designs and some, all from Japanese designers, artists and … Continue reading
The Gladis lunge chair, designed by Israeli lighting and furniture designer Ayala Serfaty of Aqua Creations. ___ For the past few years I have been following this amazing Israeli based designer as her designs have so fantastically evolved into more … Continue reading