Tag Archives: chairs

The Acapulco chair: timeless inspiration

To me nothing evokes the lazy days of summer better than the Acapulco chair; the simply glorious midcentury chair of flexible vinyl cords woven around a metal base.  And as a testament to its timeless design, there have been numerous … Continue reading

orange you glad it’s tuesday

Late last week I was surfing the web, trying to get inspired and alas, I landed on a wonderful new online store called art1, the brainchild of art enthusiast Judy Finch.  From what I can see, Judy deals mostly in … Continue reading

Finn Juhl’s divine NV53 armchairs

I was recently scouting for Finn Juhl chairs and in the process found this wonderful store on the Kings Road in London called Sigmar, the creation of Interior designer Ebba Thott and furniture specialist Nina Hertig … the perfect combo … Continue reading

encapsulating modern nordic design: cecilie manz

I was recently at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in Manhattan where a wonderful new chair caught my attention.  Designed for Danish powerhouse Fritz Hansen by Danish designer Cecilie Manz, the miniscule™ chair is just devourable … so modernistic and … 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

simple nobility from Spain: the Malena chair

We all tend to look to the US, UK, France, Italy and Scandinavia for design inspiration.  But there is one place that has an enormous pool of talented furniture designers we often overlook: Spain.  Today my focus is on the … Continue reading

a modernist designer called Adnet

  Not long ago, I saw this pair of chairs at the Galerie Chastel-Maréchal on the rue Bonaparte in Paris.  What a delight! Designed by architect, interior designer and modernist grand-daddy Jacques Adnet around 1955, these tubular metal chairs are … Continue reading