Home Decor as Art

For those who love a well designed home, no matter the size (or the size of your bank account), you can add great functional pieces that does double duty as art. Using the right mix of pieces will enhance any home making it even more beautiful. Especially with this past year people are paying more… Continue reading Home Decor as Art

Rationalities

South African ceramic artist Katherine Glenday’s porcelain works explore the contrasts of organic textures on soft skin-like surfaces. These elegant and delicate pieces seem paper-light in appearance, almost as if they would float away and break in a light breeze defying the materiality of the porcelain. Glenday manages this by stretching the porcelain to its… Continue reading Rationalities

Dialogues

Nancy Callan’s elegant glass pieces are represented in the permanent collections of museums around the world, in addition she has taught advanced glassblowing techniques to some of the post pre-eminent glass centers internationally. Her first solo exhibition of her most recent work Dialogues, was presented by Heller Gallery, NY that featured works deeply informed by… Continue reading Dialogues

Fashionable Home

NY NOW and Shoppe Object shows were in New York last week with great success. Both events made it clear that innovation, craftsmanship and imagination are still in abundance from the many makers and designers who showcased their products. Featured image: Aplat Culinary Design Collection at Shoppe Object Shoppe Object NY NOW

The Next Great Lingerie Brands

One of the many takeaways from the February Curve New York show this week was the amazingly talented and innovative makers in the show. These are designers not came up with great ideas, but was able to execute that thought into beautifully wearable products with an eye beyond fashion to fit, quality and craftsmanship. Designers… Continue reading The Next Great Lingerie Brands

What’s Next In Men’s Fashion

Two shows this month highlights what’s next in men’s fashion: UBM Fashion’s Project/MRket Show and Liberty Fairs both in NYC. Some of the trends shown were: corduroy, puffer jackets in new ways, plaids, textured fabrics, utility influenced accessories, relaxed silhouettes, Fair Isle/intarsia patterns and recycled/sustainable fabrics and practices to name a few. Featured image: Educated… Continue reading What’s Next In Men’s Fashion

Society Limonta

Perfect imperfections at Society Limonta’s new store in SoHo. The Limonta Group is a historic textile company based in Costa Masnaga (in northern Italy) and founded at the end of the 19th century. They created Society Limonta with a passion for home decoration and a preference towards natural materials. For them luxury in an understated,… Continue reading Society Limonta

Natuzzi Italia

The classic Italian style and craftsmanship of Natuzzi Italia is a blend of innovation, function, design, materials and colors for harmonious living. It began almost 60 years ago in a small workshop in Puglia, Italy and has grown to be the largest furniture brand in Italy with over 500 stores worldwide. Quality of materials, comfort… Continue reading Natuzzi Italia

Brooklyn Gem

Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse is a gem to explore now through November 3, 2019. There are 15 designers featured inside and outside of this beautiful wood framed house, set in the historic Brooklyn Heights neighborhood. The showhouse is located at 13 Pineapple Street, Brooklyn, NY, less than a block away from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade… Continue reading Brooklyn Gem