Tag Archives: furniture placement

stalactites and stalagmites 4 the home

This is one bookcase like you’ve never seen before. Introduced during Milan Design Week, this modular bookcase/display/storage space is by Daniele Lago for Italian firm Lago Studio.  You may recall I wrote about them when I introduced the deliciously colorful … Continue reading

waves of imagination

In my estimation, nothing becomes cutting-edge innovative design until it is replaced by something even more amazing and so today, the 2010 Enignum II dining table by 32-year old Irish wunderkid of design Joseph Walsh remains one of the most … 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

Groovin’ with Guy de Rougemont

For several years I’ve been obsessing over the geometric forms in the furniture designs of superstar French artist Guy De Rougemont (b. 1935).  Having had a chance to meet this charming soul at last Fall’s Pavilion of Art and Design … Continue reading

the superb luxury of emile-jacques ruhlmann

One of the first places I turn for inspiration every time I have the opportunity and the client has the wallet, is to the Art Deco period, particularly as manifested in France. Paris, which has boasted an unrivalled tradition of … Continue reading

marvelous? clearly.

In July, I wrote a post on the Ghost Chair by Cini Boeri and Tomu Takayanagi. Being made of glass, I was surprised by their beauty, solidity and comfort. And with that, I started investigating more about glass furniture only … Continue reading

For today’s princess

I find the history of furniture and interiors quite fascinating and for many centuries, it was France which dictated what was “in” or “out”.  The baroque furniture of Louis XIV and Versailles was huge and heavy … just the right … Continue reading