Tag Archives: contemporary furniture

haas brothers: it’s a cool world

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Design wundertwins Nikolai and Simon Haas – known in the design world as the Hass brothers – build and craft just about anything: from an unfinished brass table designed to collect fingerprints to wings for one of Lady Gaga’s costumes. … Continue reading

contemporary cocktail tables that delight

contemporary cocktail tables - Lythos table

I’ve been looking at contemporary cocktail tables for a project. Where sofas and chairs are more often than not of similar forms and functions, cocktail tables can bring some personality to a space. The three contemporary cocktail tables I have … Continue reading

a chic contemporary wood bench

contemporary wood bench

One of my favorite new pieces of modern furniture is a cool contemporary wood bench I just discovered.  Infinitely more versatile than a sofa or chair, I can’t even think of a room where a bench wouldn’t be a welcome … Continue reading

viennese design: recycled luxe

viennese design table

I love recycling as much as the next guy, especially when it’s given a chic modern dose of Viennese design.  Designers are always trying to reinvent every aspect of modern living, but often the past is more than just a … Continue reading

unique modern bookcases for a chic interior

unique modern bookcases cantilever deCastelli

Unique modern bookcases come in all shapes and sizes, but not everything is to my liking.  But for today’s post, I pulled from my files 5 chic bookcases that work in different types of modern interiors – from an all … Continue reading

david ebner – heir to the american studio furniture movement

David-Ebner-Macassar_Console

Finding one-of-a-kind pieces for clients can be daunting at times and one of the areas of design I like to look to for their fresh approach to design is the American Studio Furniture Movement pioneered by Wendell Castle, George Nakashima, … Continue reading

modern vibes in the work of a brooklyn furniture designer

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Only in his early 30s, cabinetmaker and Brooklyn furniture designer Asher Israelow is already making waves in the world of original contemporary furniture.  Focusing on small batches, this eco friendly craftsman uses only ethically and locally sourced materials to create … Continue reading