It’s a designer’s dream to be able to do anything we want…Often we’re constrained by our clients’ tastes and preferences, but sometimes… we have a chance to throw budgets, opinions, and caution to the wind and make a grand personal statement! This is exactly what happened when I was chosen to design a table for […]
You apply the prepasted paper to your wall and when you want to take it down you simply grab the corners at the top of the strip and pull it down. The wall does not need to be repainted or anything. They also have wallpaper with different textures that is designed to be painted on. That way you can paint any color you want and when you move you just take down the wallpaper.
I just returned from the Kips Bay Decorator Show House 2012. Tangerine Tango might be the Color of the Year but GREEN was the color at Kips Bay.
Last Tuesday night I attended the ribbon cutting and opening ceremony for the New York School of Interior Design’s brand spanking new Graduate Center.
Last week this New York City interior designer took our Materiality students to Brooklyn’s Flavor Paper. I’ve been a huge fan of FP since their ICFF debut.
This Manhattan designer has been obsessed with Timorous Beasties for a while, and was supposed to see Alistair preview their latest collections last night at What’s New What’s Next…
This weekend we were scouring the ICFF show in order to bring our clients the latest and greatest in contemporary design. While I’ll bring you a complete run down of our faves, I thought I’d first share the 2010 ICFF Editors Awards with you, which were bestowed in 16 categories.
A pioneer of monumental textile installation, Maya Romanoff is noted for his deep knowledge of ancient craft techniques and ability to synthesize environments with the resonant beauty of handmade, utilitarian objects out of materials that range from paper and felt, to mica and glass bead. The guiding force of his artistic career has been to make art that is “ . . . not so much objectified as occupied,” to make art of every day life.
This weekend, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair once again comes to the Jacob Javits Center here in NYC. With more than 550 exhibitors displaying contemporary furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, and kitchen and bath for residential and commercial interiors, the show can be daunting.
1. Why has wall paper been out of fashion for the last two decades? Why has it suddenly re-emerged as a popular decorating tool? Wallpaper has been out of fashion due to the minimalist movement that began in the ‘90′s. After the economic crash of the late ‘80′s, both the interior design and fashion industries […]