Tag Archives: contemporary furniture

Khouri Guzman Bunce Limited

Handcrafted, American Made Furniture

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To understand the point of view of a furniture designer it is necessary to investigate how they arrive at their unique designs.  Each designer who takes on the challenge to develop and produce his or her own line of home furnishings begins with a specific set of goals.  For most it is out of a need to create signature pieces that are an aesthetic extension of their broader work.  Others offer their clients special made-to-order pieces which become unique and personal to each client’s residence.
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Whatever the reason, it always fascinates me when a design firm takes on the commitment to create a complimentary product line that is synonymous with their style.
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KGB Limited

modern furniture in the Chelsea Gallery District

Mayweather Sofa

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KGB Limited is housed in a glorious light filled loft on (far) West 25th Street.  Part architecture, part interiors, and part furniture design, this is one stop shopping for the homeowner who’s enamored with the firms aesthetic – or for someone in the market for a piece of sculpture disguised as home furnishings.

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Mondo Collection

a contemporary design showroom with global reach

3-Ruby-Glass-Pendant-size‘Confetti Glass Pendant’ by Andreea Avram Rusu

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If you’ve been reading my blog, you may remember me talking about Mondo Collection – the Flatiron district showroom that houses the contemporary home furnishings of no less that 61 artisans and designers – from nearly every corner of the globe.  I’d happened upon them quite by accident while visiting another showroom in their building.  Last week, having heard it was their first year anniversary, I decided to pay them a second visit.  You may also remember I reported I liked the collection.  This week, I’m giving them an even more enthusiastic thumbs up.

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