Tag Archives: furniture design

What does it take to collect modern design?

I am constantly asked for my opinion about modern design from clients just starting out on that collecting jaunt.  With fine art, you can visit museums and galleries and find your way through the maze, but with modern design things … Continue reading

should british furniture design be in the hands of Lee Broom? I say yes!

What do you get when you mix Lee Broom, a young superstar British designer and Deadgood, the pop up online retailer bringing exciting fresh furniture and products to an adoring worldwide audience?  You get an amazing sideboard that marries great … Continue reading

two tables, one master parisian designer

Designer Nicolas Aubagnac and his partner Delphine Read have focused on private interior design commissions for 16 years and what wows me is some of the furniture and lighting designs they’ve crafted for their clients – both for private and … Continue reading

what happens in paris doesn’t always stay in paris! Looking into design gallery ymer & malta

Paris-based design gallery Ymer & Malta may only be 4 years old, but boy are they getting great reviews!  As a gallery supporting some of the top emerging and established French talent in modern/contemporary design, Y&M exhibits unique and limited … Continue reading

british traditional skills = superb handmade home collections = soane britain

Soane Britain: London showroom featuring pair of Crillon chairs If you haven’t been living under a design rock, by now you’ve heard of Soane Britain.  And although it has been operating in the U.K. for years, recently it arrived on … Continue reading

daybed, chaise longue or chaise lounge? you decide!

What’s the difference between daybed, chaise longue or chaise lounge, three terms readily intermingled in the trade? Technically, a daybed, is a flat surface that allows your body to lie horizontal.  A chaise longue was developed in the 17thcentury as … Continue reading

kooky to some, the “sol” chair is simply stylish and fun

Known for their “kooky glam” works, the Spanish Design studio of John Tomjoe has designed the newly launched “Sol” chair.  Probably the least of their “kooky” creations, I think this chair rocks.  Upholstered in Kravet’s “Jerry” fabric it’s a fun … Continue reading