Tag Archives: side tables

Stadler’s African gray

Normally, an “African gray” refers to a type of gray and white parrot.  Far from the annoying talking bird, this elegantly minimalist gray and white striated marble stool/table by Austrian designer Robert Stadler is much more agreeable. Represented by the … Continue reading

When design becomes timeless

No, this isn’t a mistake.  Bear with me while I talk you through my choice for today. This iconic beautifully stained and patinated wood side table designed around 1905 by Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) is worth our attention for several reasons.  … Continue reading

Project Pickboard | richard rabel: using dering hall in a master bedroom – (1/5)

bedside tables: Tamara Codor I was asked by a couple in their 60s with a lovely, lovely home outside Manhattan to “smarten-up” the decor of their stodgy – their word – master bedroom. As a first step, I’ll be selecting … Continue reading

Marcel Coard’s eggshell side table

I’m constantly amazed at the superb quality, marvelous style and inventive materials used by the best French designers of the 1920s and 1930s. Case in point, this gorgeous eggshell, lacquer and chromium side table by Marcel Coard. Everything about this table … Continue reading

refreshing Jean Prouvé’s timeless pieces

Known as one of the most important designers of the 20th century, Jean Prouvé was instrumental in forging the path of modern design in France in the 1920s when the notion of “modernism” was closer to an aristocratic ideal of … Continue reading

the delicately scrummy new tables from christian liaigre

Famed French interior designer Christian Liaigre is renowned for his exquisite and high-end minimalist interiors and has many, many fans out there. Because I mistakenly always think of his interiors as having a lot of angular furniture, I was recently … Continue reading

Project Pickboard | richard rabel: using 1st dibs in a living room – (2/5)

Today is day two of our bachelor pad living room make over. For the cocktail table I selected a 1970s modernist piece with chrome steel support and mahogany/off-white lacquer top.  The ends of the table slide in/out depending on the … Continue reading