Tag Archives: Boho chic design

ancient textiles for contemporary living: the rapa furniture by israeli designer ayala serfati

I was recently having tea with my friend Daniella Ohad in her very stylish and contemporary flat in New York, when the “thing” she sat on caused me to get up, touch, scoot her out and sit.  It was the … Continue reading

rough-hewn chic in the designs of kwangho lee

Korean designer Kwangho Lee may have only recently graduated from design school in his home country, but he has already received numerous international accolades as one young product designer to keep your eyes on. And if his recent furniture series … Continue reading

sleek night stands

A client brought these light-hearted bedside tables to my attention. Frankly, I was taken aback at first glance.  Then, they started growing on me.  For starters, there are other options besides the featured white oak, which would look fab in … Continue reading

Cool + Hip: Casamidy’s Montelargo chaise and bench

By now, my dedicated readers have a good grasp of my aesthetic, so today’s feature may throw a monkey’s wrench into what you thought was my “look”. In scouting for industrial furniture for a loft, I came across Mexican-made, Belgian-designed … Continue reading

furniture that brings new life to old trees

I don’t know why, but when I hear the terms “recycled”, “reclaimed” or “re-purposed”, I immediately envision ugly, cheap and utilitarian furnishing, even though I’ve featured some sensational “re-purposed” objects on this blog.  What’s the matter with me!!? Well today’s … Continue reading

spicing up Scandinavian design

Inspired in its simplicity by the lines of mid-century Scandinavian furniture and taking its shape from the Acapulco Chair, the Agave Chair is bound to be a hit with the devotees of both Mexican and Scandinavian design. Made of oak … Continue reading

hanging in there

I was recently doing some research into suspended furniture and I ran across this fun and fabulous contemporary chair from Finland. The Jiella Chair was designed in 2008 by the well-regarded contemporary Finnish interior and product designer Samuli Naamanka for … Continue reading