Inspiring tables designed in the early 1970's. The use of a "gravity joint" throughout the series makes it unique, the beautiful stone and form makes it relevant and very valuable today.
some lovely new designer cement tile colletions from Bisazza
Some random bits of tile love
Summer is well underway and the hot weather is inspiring swimming pool dreams
This years design week as usual delivered some exciting new stuff and also some remakes of past treasures. Here are some highlights...
Always fun to find some interesting stuff on there! Here are some picks...
I guess I really love green, as an accent or not!
Taking a look through my pin boards it would come as on surprise that mid century era Italian lighting is a favorite of mine. Most notably pieces by Stilnovo are my most coveted light fixtures. Here are some gems...
Some of the great collection showing we rencently saw at the Koenig & Clinton gallery in Chelsea NYC
Inspired by famous 18th century parquet flooring in France there are a few companies today making some exquisite examples of parquet wood floors.
No shortage of amazing brass cabinetry these days. Mixing clean lines with brass type finishes results in a mix of texture and modernity.
I happen to love nordic folk patterns which can be hard to incorporate in a sophisticated way, here are some great pieces/ideas from folk traditions of all kinds...
Love this series by Lorenzo Burchiellaro
Porter Teleo is just one of the many amazing hand painted papers to dream about...
I was lucky enough to score a Gerard Taylor Memphis style table lamp at a market sale in Europe this summer and one of the first things that popped up when I started to research the origin of the lamp were these awesome drawings....enjoy.
I had the fortune to visit Barcelona this summer and one of my highlights for sure was the Mies van der Rohe Pavillion. It was an excellent reminder of the power of texture, material selection and restraint.
Because sometimes fancy is what you want.
Villa Planchart by Gio Ponti completed in the mid 50's in Venezuela is a true inspiration. Extra cool that this article was recently released online!
Summer days really get me daydreaming of an idyllic country house, in Hudson perhaps?