Tag Archives: benches

guest blogger: luxury obsessed

Hermès and Jean-Michel Frank Today I’m happy to bring to you one of the most fashionable and read blogs on luxury items as my guest blogger.  LuxuryObsessed focuses on what some call the extravagances of life … I actually call … Continue reading

timeless zen

Clean, contemporary design of the highest quality is not so easy to find, so when I learned about the Hong Kong-born, English-educated designer Samuel Chan through friends in Belgium, I paid a visit to his showroom Channels on the New … Continue reading

more than meets the eye

For some time I’ve known of these wonderfully modern stools, the “Stoll 50”, designed by the immensely talented Spanish brothers Jordi and Borja Veciana for the Ghent-based store Wildspirit. The multi-functional luxurious stools can serve as a comfortable pouf, tray … Continue reading

put on a happy face!

What modernist aficionado doesn’t love Florence Knoll’s three-seater bench of 1954 or George Nelson’s platform bench of 1946?  But as a designer sometimes preoccupied with mid-century design, you want something with a little more punch, with a little oomph. In … Continue reading

Kyoto meets New York via Barcelona

Recently I had the opportunity to personally view the exclusive modernist furniture line of Barcelona designer Jordi Milà whose philosophy on furniture and furnishings, I share.  He says that “we use furniture to fill an empty space to make our … Continue reading