Tag Archives: poufs

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

timeless zen

Clean, contemporary design of the highest quality is not so easy to find, so when I learned about the Hong Kong-born, English-educated designer Samuel Chan through friends in Belgium, I paid a visit to his showroom Channels on the New … Continue reading

more than meets the eye

For some time I’ve known of these wonderfully modern stools, the “Stoll 50”, designed by the immensely talented Spanish brothers Jordi and Borja Veciana for the Ghent-based store Wildspirit. The multi-functional luxurious stools can serve as a comfortable pouf, tray … Continue reading