Tag Archives: tables

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

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

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

Stripping time

I recently came across Steel Vintage in Bristol, England as a source of restored and customized 20th century industrial furniture.  There are sooooo many places where I would consider placing one of their pieces … one or several lockers in … 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

reflecting on a client’s wishes

I was recently asked by a client to work on their loft.  Because of the open space they were keen in having some shiny surfaces to reflect the little natural light they received.  If you follow my blog you know … Continue reading