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Interview: Tom Dixon at his New NYC Store
Following the success of Tom Dixon's first NYC showroom last year, the brand has moved to a bigger and better space right next to the newly opened boutique hotel 11 Howard St. In classic Dixon style it features both grand and simple gestures, and...
DESIGN
Brooklyn's Quiet Town Home
As we watch the continued sprawl of design's influence upon every element of our home, the value of a brand like Quiet Town becomes more apparent. How often does one think about the humble shower curtain? Or, perhaps, how frequently does one have...
STYLE
Lola James Harper's Scented Candles
Smell is a powerful way we mentally transport back to places and people we've visited. Rami Mekdachi is aware of this—thanks to his longtime experience with studying how fragrance can embody not only a brand's story but also philosophies and...
ART_PRINTS_PAPER_GOODS
Kill The Closest Snake Pennant
Depending on how you feel about snakes, this pennant from Oxford might be the perfect addition to your house—but the phrase actually refers to the predicament of having too many tasks to complete. The black wool pennant—made in USA— shimmers with gold...
DESIGN
Cool Hunting Video: Rockwell Unscripted for Knoll
When Knoll was looking for a design partner to collaborate on a collection of furniture that suited modern work styles and environments "there was only one person to call, and that was David Rockwell," says Benjamin Pardo, Knoll's Creative Director...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Dog Pillow
Embroidered with plenty of different dogs—from blue poodles to pups in sweaters—this off-white cushion is a lounge room essential for any pooch enthusiast. Available in 14, 18 or 22 inches, the pillow comes complete with a down feather insert and adds...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Junit Lamp
Made from geometric-shaped ash wood, these delightful lamps are painted in bright primary colors that add a splash of boldness to any room, without overwhelming it. A great option for those seeking decorative lighting but live in small spaces, the...
STYLE
Keap's Simple, Scented Candles
We love a thoughtfully made candle here at CH, and newly launched Keap raises the bar even higher with their status as a public benefit corporation. A sustainable coconut wax blend (in lieu of paraffin, soy or beeswax) is hand-poured in their...
DESIGN
Studio Visit: Maryanne Moodie
Three years ago Australian art teacher-turned-weaver Maryanne Moodie packed up her loom and moved to New York City with her husband and newborn baby to give a go at conquering the concrete jungle. That turned out to be a sound decision; the fast-paced...
FOOD_DRINK
Linen Cocktail Napkin Set
This set of four 100% linen cotton napkins features different screen-printed color trim on each—and a message every hostess, host or guest would love to be called: Gracious, Skilled, Daring, or Charming. All of the letter-pressing is done by hand in...
SPORTS_OUTDOORS
Lift Bike Storage Hook
Launching today on Kickstarter, Ippinka's Lift hook can hold more than just your bags and winter coats. Made to securely hold up your bike, Lift is super-strong (made to hold 50lbs) but still sleek enough to prevent a clunky, ugly wall mess. Made with...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Prince Plate
Each ceramic plate in the altered antique collection is hand-painted and one of a kind—and utterly lovely. Giving old plates a new existence and new relevance, the floral decoration and familiar all-black profile portrait of Prince make for a stunning...
DESIGN
Scott Thrift's Today Clock
Designer Scott Thrift has been reimagining the way we convey and perceive time for years now. In 2012, he released ThePresent: a wall clock with a colorwheel face that represents all 365 days of the year. ThePresent's dial reflects the changing...
DESIGN
Lyfe Geodesic Floating Planter
A year ago, Stockholm-based American designer (and scientist) Simon Morris launched his levitating Flyte lamp and—literally and figuratively—lifted up the world of lighting design. Now, Morris and the Flyte team are taking the concept even further...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Leafy Rainbow Bowl
Inspired by Rococo decorative arts and nature, with a wildly psychedelic slant, Australian artist Kate Rohde's Leafy Bowls are unique and awe-inspiring. Made in all kinds of colorways, from food-safe resin, her dishes can be used as fruit bowls, vases...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Bobby Chair Pillow
Made to be used, rather than just displayed (and crafted from cozy 100% baby alpaca wool and a polypropyl filling) Lucky Boy Sunday's Bobby Chair Pillow is heaven to sit upon. With several colorwheel options, our pick is Forrest—beige, browns and with...
FURNITURE_DECOR
Cloud Nine Neon Light
This retro-future vibed white LED neon cloud light is here to brighten up dreary days. It's on a clear perspex backing for easy wall-mounting but also looks great floating on shelves and desks. Melbourne-based designer and illustrator Natalie Jarvis...
DESIGN
Furniture and Lighting From NYC's Apparatus Studio
It seems as if every time NYC-based design studio Apparatus releases a new line, there's something to covet—especially when they successfully modernize classic shapes and materials. At ICFF this year, the studio did not disappoint. Apparatus debuted...
PROVOCATIVE
"Fuck Everything" Stamp
Measuring 12mm by 90mm, this rubber stamp can be gleefully pounded on every document that appears on your desk on a Monday. Reading (in all-caps, of course) "Fuck Everything," this office essential is made by Le Tampographe might prove quite useful...
FOOD_DRINK
Bump Mug
Handmade just outside of Portland by The Pursuits of Happiness, the lumpy but lovely "Bump Mug" features porcelain protrusions that are painted with 22k gold, so it's a little bit fancy too. Crafted from white porcelain and glazed to a shiny delight...
TECH
Mushroom Lamp and iPhone Dock
While there's no shortage of iPhone chargers and docks in the world, not many combine extra uses, portability and a cute design. The Mushroom Lamp—currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter—promises to charge your phone and provide ambient lighting...
FURNITURE_DECOR
DESIGN
T.710 Small Side Table
From a notable name in Mid-Century Modern furniture, Danish-American designer Jens Risom (who coincidently is turning 100 this week), comes a reissue of his T.710 Small Side Table. Originally designed in 1950, when Risom was experimenting with metal...
FOOD_DRINK
The Lunch Box
Designed by Keita Suzuki for Japanese brand 'The', this anodized aluminum two-piece container isn't just a good-looking lunchbox, it's also compact, durable and hygienic. Measuring 4.64 x 3.15 x 1.89 inches, the lunchbox has a 12.7 ounce capacity—so...
DESIGN
Daniel Libeskind + Alessi's Time Maze Wall Clock
Undoubtedly a huge name in architecture and design, Polish-American Daniel Libeskind is responsible for designing Berlin's Jewish Museum and NYC's World Trade Center—among so much more. One of his most recent and (as always) striking creations...
DESIGN
Studio Job + Alessi's Comtoise Clock
Best known for their unique creative approach that merges art and design, Studio Job's creations are oftentimes easily recognized. The two Flemish designers leading the studio (Job Smets and Nynke Tynagel) have a knack for using plenty of symbols...
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