..............................This week all design eyes turn toward North Carolina and the annual Continue Reading ››
We've all heard the axiom 'there's nothing new in design, it's all just elements arranged and viewed differently.' I would say I'm inclined to agree 98% of the time.
But every now and then you come across an alchemist … Continue Reading ››
When Dominic Lepere opened his namesake Lepere 6 years ago, he was a pioneer in the Flatiron neighborhood with a modern furniture showroom. Now it's hard to imagine another part of New York City that's more visited … Continue Reading ››
A few years back I was involved in a loft installation, for which I'd designed and manufactured the curtains. As the day progressed, and elevator after elevator of furnishings arrived, things began to take shape nicely. I'm going to … Continue Reading ››
Bruce Tilley, owner and curator of Decor NYC, has a storied history when it comes to furniture. Growing up in rural Pennsylvania, he began collecting art deco pieces in high school. His early love of home furnishings ultimately lead … Continue Reading ››
Jonathan Browning is the designer and master craftsman of the eponymous Jonathan Browning Studios in San Francisco. His work is intellectually backed with extensive knowedge about the history of design, and he shares … Continue Reading ››
Chandeliers can be traced backed to medieval times (1066-1485) where they would be found in churches, monasteries, and other gathering halls. These earliest chandeliers simply consisted of 2 hand carved wooden beams connected in the shape of a cross, perhaps in deference to Christianity. The beams would have a spike on each … Continue Reading ››