Design Provenance: Timeless Talent Redux

Provenance may not be around every corner at design fairs like Maison & Objet, but it’s prevalent enough and I spotted some nice examples at #MO16 in January. Here is the backstory on these time-honored designs that have been infused with an updated appeal. Design Provenance at Maison & Objet     Gubi Brings Back […]

What’s New What’s Next at NYDC

On Thursday, September 17th, the New York Design Center, NYDC, became the epicenter of the Manhattan design world when their 2015 fall event, dubbed What’s New What’s Next, took over the building. I made my way to the venue with Dwayne Lawler of Shapedwood Lighting to see and hear some of the industry’s heavy-hitters present their […]

Delight in Store at 1514 Home

Cheryl Kees Clendenon, DGD, is the owner of 1514 Home and lead designer for In Detail Interiors. I met the talented entrepreneur when Brizo invited a group of bloggers to New York City to attend Jason Wu’s #FW10 runway show during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week—we were affectionately dubbed Blogger19 because that’s how many of us convened. […]

Spring’s New Sultans of Swing

Italian fashion label DROMe sheathed its models in super-thin flowing leathers and swathes of shaggy hide for its Fall/Winter 2015 ready-to-wear runway show in Paris last month (you can watch the video of the unveiling of the full collection on the DROMe home page). The creative mind behind the designs, Marianna Rosati, credits Dutch photographer […]

Blurred Ink Treads Softly

The writing was on the floor in this temporary installation at the imm Cologne trade show in January, the result of a special collaboration between Barcelona-based carpet manufacturer Nanimarquina and Shanghai-based interdisciplinary design firm neri&hu design and research office. The exhibition, dubbed Das Haus, represented a perceived home of the future through which visitors flowed. […]

Rodarte for The Rug Company

As Design Miami/ kicked off and limited edition took over the beach during the first week of December, an exquisite collection of carpets debuted at The Rug Company showroom in the Miami Design District. Conceived by Kate and Laura Mulleavy, two Los Angeles-based designers who founded Rodarte in 2005, these rugs created a stir in […]