This past Saturday I was invited to the opening reception of FRG Objects & Design Gallery – the newest atelier on Warren Street in Hudson, New York.
There were a handful of well know interior designers in attendance, including Thad Hayes, Stephen Shadley, and great friend to this blog Alan Tanksley; and it’s no wonder, because in addition to the collection of recent paintings on display by Hudson Valley artist and resident Joseph Conrad-Ferm, there were many desirable pieces of mid-century furniture….
New York City is a never-ending source of design marvel, and yesterday I wandered into a small showroom in the Flatiron where I had one of those “aha” moments that even this (slightly) jaded city dweller loves. Mondo Collections on 22nd street off 5th avenue has an interesting collection of furniture and lighting in an airy loft 15 floors above the pavement. Just inside the brushed steel doors, bathed in generous sunlight, I found a truly inspired piece of art masquerading as a wing chair. Continue reading