Modern and contemporary fashion shone brightly at MAGIC and COTERIE in New York this month after a successful show in March. Combined both shows featured over 1000 brands from more than 30 countries including many from the USA. Color, shine, prints, patterns, fun and optimism were onboard from a wide variety of styles and products… Continue reading MAGIC & COTERIE Shine a Light on Fashion in NYC
Casa Brasil exhibition in SoHo, New York this month brought together some of the finest artisans and designers from Brazil. To much acclaim they were able to highlight their creativity, culture and craftsmanship in the various pieces on display. The exhibit had furniture and home decor pieces from 20+ companies and 22 Brazilian designers. Many… Continue reading Casa Brasil in SoHo New York
A $1.6 billion transformation of the 1913 Beaux-Arts post office decades long project exceeded expectations of most visitors. The Moynihan Train Hall converts what used to be a mail-sorting hall inside the James A. Farley Building, formerly the General Post Office, across Eighth Avenue from Penn Station into a new home for Amtrak and LIRR… Continue reading Moynihan Train Hall Art
Texworld USA is back for another great showcase of trends in fashion and home with the most diverse presentation to date. The introduction to the NY show of Fashionsustain aims to find dynamic solutions to social and environmental problems offering fundamental transformation to the apparel and home industries. This movement goes beyond the wonderful Texworld… Continue reading Texworld In July
NY NOW is back at the Javits Center, NY for another round of fabulous and eclectic items soon to be at a store near you and online. Here are a few highlights with many more to come. Featured image: (left to right) Agraria San Francisco, Eunco, Twig PS: I bought an Agraria diffuser maybe 8… Continue reading Fabulous And Eclectic
Gorgeous lighting fixtures and home accessories from Zenza Home.
Mexican company Rasttro makes beautiful handcrafted accessories and decorative pieces from recovered wood and other materials.
French crystal maker Baccarat presented their Bon Jour Versailles collection of lamps last night. It is a collaboration between Baccarat, Italian lighting manufacturer Flos and designer Philippe Starck. The pleated lampshade that allows for the diffusion of warm light, comes from a unique LED Edge Lighting technology developed by Flos crowned with a chrome plate.… Continue reading Bon Jour Versailles
Holiday decorations from Pottery Barn and Bergdorf Goodman.
Danish designer Poul Henningsen’s spiral ceiling light, 1964. Aluminum, brass and copper. Phillips Auction, NY. Marianne Richter rug 1976 and Hugo George armchair 1923.