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A Stylish New Option in Sleep Sofas

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It’s always a challenge to find a handsome sleep sofa that will stand up to the rest of your custom upholstery.

Yesterday I found a great solution to this conundrum while CJ and I were making the rounds of a few of our favorite showrooms in the Flatiron district of Manhattan…..

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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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Lebanese Ladies

Bokja ~ Grandpa's Ears Armchair

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