Tag Archives: 1940s

token lamp pendants steal the show

It’s not everyday you find modern studio products designed, developed and made by designers engaging both sides of their brain – the artistic and the rational.  And perhaps this is why the duo behind Token, a Brooklyn-based design studio, have … Continue reading

refreshing Jean Prouvé’s timeless pieces

Known as one of the most important designers of the 20th century, Jean Prouvé was instrumental in forging the path of modern design in France in the 1920s when the notion of “modernism” was closer to an aristocratic ideal of … Continue reading

Art Deco, New York and the SS Normandie

Last night I was lucky enough to wrangle an invitation to the Benefactor Preview of the International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show in New York.  What a treat!  I saw many friends (and friends with new faces) and had … Continue reading