Tag Archives: contemporary furniture

straw marquetry chic in the works of violeta galan

Today’s object of desire is the striking, straw marquetry inlayed, Revelry drinks cabinet by Violeta Galan for London firm Lawson Robb. The firm commissioned the Romanian born artist to create this fantastic piece of shimmering chic. To me straw marquetry looks … Continue reading

ventless fireplaces are the way to go

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Ventless fireplaces are one of the latest luxuries in chic home décor. They’re the perfect accessory for all of us who yearn to curl up with a glass of wine and someone special in front of the crackling flames (bear … Continue reading

brass coffee tables with sass

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I was recently in search of beautiful and contemporary brass coffee tables to “complete” a new living room project. When the subject of a coffee table came up, we immediately went to brass because it adds a wonderful timeless and … Continue reading

modern credenzas that steal my eye

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A chic modern credenza is the perfect place to store all the little things that come with modern life. It doesn’t matter if you live in a sprawling mansion in Dallas, or a compact New York City penthouse. We all … Continue reading

a korean artist looking forward to the past

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Korean artist Kang Myung Sun is using a centuries old craft of her native South Korea in fantastic new and modern ways. She creates beautifully organic pieces of functional furniture covered in shimmering mother-of-pearl. It’s truly amazing to see her … Continue reading

modern lacquer furniture in decor

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My friends at Flair have designed and commissioned a wonderfully fresh collection of modern lacquer furniture and accessories for their Flair Home Collection New York store. For those not in the know, Flair has a fantastic and dreamy showplace in … Continue reading

comfortable recliners with style

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Are there elegant comfortable recliners out there? Just last week I was faced with this question when a new client called me to say that her husband was insistent that I include a recliner of some sort in my proposal … Continue reading