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Furniture : Rosewood Plywood

I think I am in love… Vintage, mid-century bent rosewood and black leather sofa via Morentz.

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My Apartment : Vintage Plywood

A recent flea market purchase; I really love the unusual, molded plywood shape and tapered legs of this vintage post modern style dining chair.

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On the Street…80’s Upholstery and Corrugated Metal, Brooklyn

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Celebrating 80 with Nao Tamura

Designed to celebrate 80 years of Alvar Aalto’s, Artek “Stool 60“; New York based designer Nao Tamura creates this fun and refreshing adaptation of the classic stool with a cross section print of a perfectly cut tree, whose rings chronological … Continue reading

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Student Power : Acid Etched

Acid etched, metal “stump chairs”, designed by Israeli industrial design student Sharon Sides for her 2012 thesis at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem. Please credit responsibly! All photos via designboom.com. ___ I think these wood grained chairs are super chic, … Continue reading

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Trending : Neano Milano (Neon in Milan)

One thing that stood out most to me while in Milan this summer was the popularity of neon, and how elegant, rather then punky they make the iridescent colors feel. Women’s fashion, men’s fashion, furniture, graphics, you name it, Milan simply … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : The Hawley Side Table

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

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On Display : Les Lalanne at Paul Kasmin Gallery

On display until June 16, 2012; Paul Kasmin gallery is showing some of Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne’s amazing and extremely rare furniture pieces. You may have already seen one of their amazing crocodile desks in the NYC, Madison avenue, Tom … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Blue Resin Mirror by Louis Durot

I absolutely love the color and shape of this circa 1980’s, blue resin mirror by French designer Louis Durot. If only I had the right client, I would enthusiastically convince them to buy this one of a kind piece. Interested?

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Bohemian Finds : The Disco Bar

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

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Inspiration : Sideboards 1

Often one of the most overlooked pieces of furniture, the sideboard, is to me one of the easiest ways to introduce functional art to any interior. They are low and therefore not demanding, yet are often long enough to withstand … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Durot Red

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

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Student Power : DMC-12

DMC-12 Cabinet: Designed by Pratt Institute design student Edward Hale. Built of a lacquered case and powder-coated steel tubing; I really like how the round tubing and its color make the white cabinet float and how minimal and yet 2011 … Continue reading

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Dubbed : Pa-Blow

Spanish abstract artist Pablo Picasso with the 2010 Blow table by Munich based designer Konstantin Grcic. ___ I can only imagine how infuriated Picasso would be if he were to find my dubbed comparison of his portrait to an itty … Continue reading

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Art Finds : The Pin-Up Nightstands

Some of my favorite designs from The Pin-Up Nightstands; a 2011 design collaboration between Pin-Up magazine and Phillips de Pury & Company, featuring innovative nightstand designs by: Aranda\Lasch, Rafael de Cardenas with Evan Gruzis, Jim Drain, Paul Kopkau, Paul Lee, … Continue reading

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Dubbed : Candy Andy

American pop artist Any Warhol in a 1980’s TDK advertisement, with the “Rainbow” chair designed in 2000 by Paris based furniture and industrial designer Patrick Norguet. ___ Right now I am obsessed with both artist portraits and chairs. Look out … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Vintage Loop Chairs

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

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Bohemian Finds : Tramp Cupboard

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

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Student Power : Folded Felt Table

Folded Felt Table: Designed by Pratt Institute design student Li-Rong Liao. Built of folded cardboard and felt with a glass top, the table’s design was a result of Li-Rong’s experimentation with folding profiles that would result in a balance of … Continue reading

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Ingenuity : The Endless Chair

Endless by Dirk Vander Kooij at DMY Berlin from Dezeen on Vimeo. ___ Most of you already know how important and thus trendy the word “green” or “Eco” has now become, specifically for the design and architecture industries. Although I … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Cabinet-Vitrine

Cabinet-Vitrine 1899: A masterfully carved wood Art Nouveau style cabinet designed by the Belgian architect and furniture designer Gustave Serrurier-Bovy. Currently this on display at the MET in gallery 556. Copyright © 2000–2011 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights … Continue reading

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Inspiration : Abstract Leopard

With the current craze for everything animal print, I am sure you have already noticed the abundance of leopard patterns covering everything from granny canes to chic bohemian wallpapers. Yet here are two designs whose abstract versions of the otherwise … Continue reading

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Student Power : The Brooklyn 9

The Brooklyn 9 Dresser : Designed by my very talented and super good friend Elizabeth Kottakis. ___ Inspired by the controversial Bond No. 9 Brooklyn perfume bottle, this is yet another graffiti piece that because of its overall white frame … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : The Rhino Desk

Large Rhino Shaped, brass metal desk, ca. 1967, designed and built by french artist and designer François-Xavier Lalanne. ___ François-Xavier worked together with his wife Claude, both artists who sculpted with metal,  her works mostly inspired by plant forms, and his, … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Running Wild

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.

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