Tag Archives: ottomans

Liking this Swedish version of a Moroccan pouf

Poufs come in all different shapes and sizes.  The usual ones, like those illustrated below are quite easily found in any souk … from Marrakesh to Istanbul.  And frankly, they can be a handsome addition to any room, no matter … Continue reading

Dedon: recyclable luxury

Recently I was poolside in the house of some very fancy friends and was taken back by their beautiful outside furniture.   Wowzer! Not only was it colorful but comfortable and in my book, that makes it a home-run! So I … Continue reading

Delightful Turkish poufs

How wonderful is this pouf, the Suri, designed by the Milan based Italo-Turkish design firm AKSU/SUARDI for Istanbul furniture maker Koleksiyon. Inspired by the 17th century fez – a felt, round or conical shaped hat with a flat top, I … Continue reading

From the warm breezes of the South Pacific

I was recently in Palm Beach on assignment and I saw these beautiful poufs by Walker Zabriskie in his namesake store. Covered in vintage woven rattan mats from Borneo, these poufs are beyond beautiful and very practical: they can be … Continue reading

Project Pickboard | richard rabel: using dering hall in a master bedroom – (2/5)

bed: Michael Berman   Yesterday I selected the casegoods for the master bedroom renovation for a couple in their 60s.  Today I’m selecting the upholstery pieces … meaning all the furniture in the bedroom that has leather or fabric and … Continue reading

Uhuru: repurposing the unwanted into the hip

Sometimes you run into great finds not in the shop of a museum, but in their public spaces. It was at MoMA PS-1 that I found the taboo table and stools I featured in December (click here to read) and … Continue reading