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MAGGIE ROUSH MEAD

Maggie Roush Mead

BARS
DESIGN
DESIGNERS
HARLEM
NYC
TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
INTERIOR DESIGN
BHDM Design
Since joining forces in 2008, Dan Mazzarini and Brian Humphrey have been conceiving and crafting eclectic hospitality, retail and residential spaces through their company, BHDM. Mazzarini (previously designing stores for Ralph Lauren) and Humphrey...
WOOD
WALL DECOR
TEXTILES
GLASS
FABRICS
COLLABORATION
NYCXDESIGN
LIGHTING
HOMEWARES
DESIGN
Apparatus Studio and Zak + Fox
This weekend at ICFF the creative pair behind the lighting design studio Apparatus, Gabriel Hendifar and partner Jeremy Anderson, showed off the 15 pieces in their second collection of modern lighting fixtures made from artfully aged materials. They...
COLOR
DESIGN
OFFICE
PENS
POPPIN
INTERVIEW
Poppin's Color-Conscious Evolution
Poppin, the maker of stylish but affordable office products ranging from thumb tacks to notebooks to ping pong conference tables, launched its beta site the spring of 2011. Since then, the much-buzzed-about company has more than doubled in size...
ANIMALS
CHILDREN
DESIGN
HAND CRAFTED
HOME
IRELAND
KNIT
WOOL
Claire-Anne O'Brien's Knit Creatures
Inspired by the elusive little creatures native to the rugged, windswept mountains of Ireland's western coast, textile designer Claire-Anne O'Brien created three delightful knit animals to sell exclusively through the Emerald Isle's online design...
CARPETS
DESIGN
NYC
RUGS
CHANDELIERS
LIGHTING
LIGHTING DESIGN
David Weeks
For the last few months, new work by designer David Weeks have been on display at the Ralph Pucci showroom in New York. In addition to his latest lighting series, the new pieces include his first collection of carpets, created with renowned rug...
CULTURE
GIFT FAIRS
GIFT GUIDE
NEW YORK
POP-UP SHOPS
DESIGNERS
AMDC
CORE77
HOLIDAY
KROCHET KIDS
NYC Holiday Pop-Ups
Once again, the now-ubiquitous breed of seasonal retailer—the holiday pop-up shop—has taken up residence in several crannies throughout New York City. Of course, the shops are welcome tenants, for there's no better place to stumble on...
LEATHER GOODS
FURNITURE
DESIGNER
BAGS
ACCESSORIES
STYLE
DESIGN
BUSINESS
Alfred Stadler Life Style
In 2011, after decades of working as a furniture designer at several Swiss and US firms—including a three-year stint as creative director of Vitra Home North America—Alfred Stadler launched his own brand of products, featuring bags, bowls...
DESIGN
FURNITURE
OBJECTS
POSTERS
RUGS
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
THE FUTURE PERFECT
The Future Perfect Fall Update
Since it was founded in 2003 the NYC shop The Future Perfect has become known for championing emerging designers and artists with its eclectic collection of high end furniture and playful design objects. Last week, the store ushered in a new season...
ANNA KARLIN
DESIGN
FURNITURE
LONDON
NEW YORK
OBJECTS
Anna Karlin
As an art director, Anna Karlin has built a career around designing graphics, exhibitions and installations for clients such as Todd Snyder, Thompson Hotels, Swarovski Crystal and U2. For the past few years, however, Karlin, a London native who...
BROMPTON DESIGN DISTRICT
EXHIBITIONS
INTERACTIVITY
LETTERPRESS
LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL
NEWSFEEDS
Out of Print
Most of us can relate to the feeling of walking away from a heavy web browsing session feeling dazed, empty-headed, and no better informed than when we sat down. Addressing the paradox of information overload, three London-based designers—...
DESIGNERS
GRAPHIC ARTIST
LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL
POLITICS
POSTERS
PRINTS
Master Debaters
Mark McGinnis, who helped adults remember their ABCs with his irreverent 2010 Alphabet Series ("A" is for Atomic, "B" is for Blow, and "C" is for Camel Toe), is debuting a new set of colorful prints called the "Master Debaters" series at SCP's Design...
AMERICAN MADE
CLEVELAND
EXHIBITION
FAIRS
FURNITURE
FURNITURE DESIGN
OHIO
SHOWS
F*Sho
Ohio's North Coast recently hosted the fourth annual contemporary furniture show F*Sho on Friday 7 September 2012. Held in a former drill warehouse on the city's east side, the one-day event featured work by 30 local furniture designers, including...
ALCOHOL
BROOKLYN
DISTILLING
FACTORIES
MOONSHINE
NYC
TOURS
WHISKEY
Kings County Distillery
"People are often expecting something more intense from the moonshine," said Kings County Distillery co-owner Colin Spoelman as he passed out samples of the signature clear, unaged white corn whiskey made at his Brooklyn-based micro-distillery...
CULTURE
NYC
COMMUNITY
BICYCLES
ART EXHIBITS
Abandoned Bike Project
If you live in a city you've likely seen one: a bicycle chained to a rack or sign post for weeks, months or years. Forsaken or simply forgotten, it rusts and decays in the elements and is pillaged for parts, losing a wheel, then the seat, the handlebars...
DESIGNER
JEWELRY
NEW YORK
POP-UP
RETAIL
STORE
WILLIAMSBURG
Mociun
To properly experience Brooklyn-based designer Caitlin Mociun's new Williamsburg store is to take a moment to explore each of the unusual clusters of objects that adorn the display tables, window sills and floor areas. Mociun wants you to peer into...
BAGGU
BAGS
ECO-FRIENDLY
SHOPPING
STOREFRONTS
ACCESORIES
Baggu Summer Shop
Since opening Baggu's first-ever shop in Williamsburg last month, founder Emily Sugihara has enjoyed watching customers ponder over which of her stylishly functional eco-bags they want to take home. "They'll be holding a bunch of them, and they'll...
ARTISTS
BEACH
BROOKLYN
COFFEE
GEAR
NYC
PILGRIM
SHOP
SURF
Pilgrim Surf + Supply
Chris Gentile caught his first wave when he was nine years old on Point Judith, a surf destination on the southeastern tip of Rhode Island, just a street away from Pilgrim Avenue. Three decades later, he's still addicted. "Once it happens, once...
CONTEMPORARY
DESIGN
DETAIL
EGG COLLECTIVE
FURNITURE
FURNITURE DESIGN
NEW YORK
QUALITY
RISD
ICFF
Egg Collective
Featured in SCALE, our show at Noho Design, Egg Collective also won much praise—and the Best New Designer Award—for its debut collection at the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). Using quality materials and processes...
BYAMT
DESIGNERS
GALLERIES
SHOWS
ART
PHOTOGRAPHY
DESIGN
DESIGN WEEK
GROUP SHOW
NYC
Love It or Leave It
The second-floor space at Gallery R'Pure has been transformed into a visual conversation about what America means today. "Love It or Leave It" explores notions of consumerism, patriotism, religion and the suburban dream through the critical eyes...