Archives: February 2012

When design becomes timeless

No, this isn’t a mistake.  Bear with me while I talk you through my choice for today. This iconic beautifully stained and patinated wood side table designed around 1905 by Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) is worth our attention for several reasons.  … Continue reading

workin’ it: the sculptures of mario dal fabbro

It’s impossible for me to articulate why I absolutely adore the delightful sculptures of dal Fabbro, but I do.  Something about the eternally modernist shapes and laborious treatment of wood in his works makes me contemplate in curious contentment.  And … Continue reading

playing with glass tiles

Glass tiles for the kitchen or bath have been the talk of designers for several years and quite frankly, many of these are just simply boring.  Seen that, done that! Enter Edgewater Studio in Vancouver, Canada.  This artistic custom tile … Continue reading

Project Pickboard | richard rabel: using dering hall in a master bedroom – final (5/5)

3-D rendering: Punnen Thomas Over the past 4 days, I’ve selected pieces for submittal to my client for their master bedroom.  All the pieces have been selected from Dering Hall, a wonderful online market offering only the finest of new … Continue reading

Project Pickboard | richard rabel: using dering hall in a master bedroom – (4/5)

rug: Martyn Lawrence Bullard Today, the day before the final pickboard reveal, I’m looking to select a rug, art and accessories for the master bedroom of my clients, a 60-something couple, using ONLY Dering Hall, the well-healed online retailer of … Continue reading

Project Pickboard | richard rabel: using dering hall in a master bedroom – (3/5)

lamps: Tim Clarke Today is day 3 in the selection of furniture and accessories for the master bedroom of a couple in their 60s who want a sophisticated, comfortable and stylish new bedroom. As a reminder, ALL items selected this … Continue reading

Project Pickboard | richard rabel: using dering hall in a master bedroom – (2/5)

bed: Michael Berman   Yesterday I selected the casegoods for the master bedroom renovation for a couple in their 60s.  Today I’m selecting the upholstery pieces … meaning all the furniture in the bedroom that has leather or fabric and … Continue reading