Archives: May 2012

a window into kravet innovation

For those of us in the trade, Kravet is one of the world’s most prestigious names in fabric, furniture, wall covering, carpet and home accessories. Its brands cover the gamut of traditional to contemporary and include the original Kravet, the … Continue reading

Paul Loebach’s 17th century table – reinterpreted!

I’m very lucky living in New York City because I can always find around me an incredible resource of truly awesome designers.  One at the top of his game is Brooklyn-ite Paul Loebach Paul’s 2011 Watson table (named after James Watson, … Continue reading

Arturo Berned and his strong geometric sculpture

I always like to incorporate sculpture into the art collections of my clients because it can make a space more unique.  This art form, unlike fine art, is meant to be touched, handled and appreciated 360 degrees, which for centuries … Continue reading

shopping for umbrella stands

You would think that something so mundane as an umbrella stand was easy to find.  But it isn’t.  They’re either very cutesy (in the shape of an umbrella or a flower petal or all together cheap looking) or terribly boring … Continue reading

guest blogging @ high end weekly

Shanghai: the Art Deco pearl of Asia Recently I was asked by the ever so chic Vyna St. Phard of High End Weekly to write something for her publication and as I have a romantic fascination with Art Deco and … Continue reading

The enchanting work of Harry Bertoia

Recently I was at the NYC20 Decorative Arts Fair in Manhattan and walked into the space of Manhattan dealers Lost City Arts whose specialty is original vintage 20th century decorative arts and the works of Italian-born, American designer/artist Harry Bertoia … Continue reading

Wüd Furniture: too cool for its own sake!

I was recently at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show in NYC where I stumbled upon the furniture of Wüd Furniture Design.  Based in Brooklyn, Wüd is definitely making some of the most unusually modern, industrially luxurious and sophisticated furniture … Continue reading