Before Crate & Barrel and Design Within Reach, there was Design Research, the retail concept widely credited with reinventing furniture shopping by pioneering a lifestyle approach that changed the look of bedrooms and stores from coast to coast...
The Philadelphia-based multi-disciplinary gallery Bahdeebahdu looks to the natural elements of discarded objects to develop works of fine art, sculpture, furniture and one-off projects. Co-founded by interior designer RJ Thornburg, Bahdeebahdu...
Debuting at the recent 2010 Designboom Mart at ICFF, Knockoutdesign's Jerusalem necklace steeps stainless steel coated in 24K gold with topical meaning. The internationally-strewn design collective created the pendant as a representation of the diverse...
The William and Mary Chair
Combining the silhouette of a 17th-century classic with modern composition, Context Furniture's layered William and Mary side chair takes the reinterpretation of historical lines to a new level. With legs molded after the traditional shapes of the...
ITRE Outdoor Lighting
Already known for their avant-garde approach to lighting, the Venice, Italy-based lighting company ITRE recently introduced a trio of dramatic outdoor fixtures. The new models—Sit-Up, Great JJ Outdoor and Kioto—use traditional glass techniques...
Denyse Schmidt Quilts
by Tisha Leung With techniques firmly rooted in American quilting, Denyse Schmidt's modern interpretations reference 19th century whole-cloth quilts and cold-weather petticoats for a collection of intriguing one-off quilts on display at Ralph Pucci...
Remake It Home: The Essential Guide to Resourceful Living
In Henrietta Thompson's thoughtful DIY book "Remake it Home: The Essential Guide to Resourceful Living," everything has a purpose. Her introductory essay traces the recent history of recycled design, citing Marcel Duchampâ€...