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Furniture Trends – What’s Old is New Again Furniture Trends – What’s Old is New Again

By Angela Crissman
Gone are the days of creating a “cookie cutter” room with a suite of matching furniture. Instead, many designers are encouraging homeowners to create an eclectic offering that looks as though it has …

Discoveries Oct 2013 Discoveries Oct 2013

Baliage Bookcase from Ambella Home
The Ambella artisan team has brought clean, simple design lines together with hand-styled finishes to create fresh new designs that can blend seamlessly into virtually any room style. This dramatic bookcase …

Discoveries Sept 2013 Discoveries Sept 2013

PAISLEY EMBROIDERED PILLOW
Modern with a vintage vibe, this powerful Paisley Embroidered Pillow from the Trina Turk home collection is chic and whimsical. Add an accent of color and style to your favorite room. Measures 14″x26.” …

Discoveries Aug 2013 Discoveries Aug 2013

KOI DINING TABLE BY BRABBU
KOI carp is a recurring symbol of Japanese culture, highly appreciated for its decorative purposes, not only in water gardens but also in Irezumi practice or, most commonly, in tattoos. …

Discoveries Jul 2013 Discoveries Jul 2013

STARS AND STRIPES OTTOMAN
“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore…” You can rest comfortably on your Stars and Stripes Ottoman — but …

Discoveries Jun 2013 Discoveries Jun 2013

Chicken Coop at Arhaus
Fresh eggs anyone? The Chicken Coop available at Arhaus Furniture is rustic and charming, yet extremely practical for the city or suburban farmer’s quest for fresh eggs. A new item for the …

Discoveries May 2013 Discoveries May 2013

This protective mother cow and her calf statue was found in Gujarat, India. Nandi, the divine bull, is the Hindu mythological embodiment of strength and prosperity. This statue was hand-carved in the mid-20th century and …

Discoveries Apr 2013 Discoveries Apr 2013

Jessica Charles Mid-Century “Mod” Seating
Characterized by organic, flowing shapes and minimalist silhouettes, Jessica Charles, creator of fashion-conscious seating, channels mid-century “mod” in their latest collection. Each piece finds inspiration from the Modernism period, a time when …

Discoveries Mar 2013 Discoveries Mar 2013

Lanciano Wall Medallion
Two-panel wall medallion made of hand-pieced wood chips, takes wall art in a new direction. The art offers a unique alternative to more traditional pieces and styles. Each panel is 24”W x3”D x …

Discoveries Feb 2013 Discoveries Feb 2013

BERNARD CHESS PIECES
The set of five oversized chess pieces are handcrafted of a sheesham wood in a natural finish. The set makes a perfect “scholarly” accent to a den, office or library. Pieces range in …

Discoveries Jan 2013 Discoveries Jan 2013

YUME CHAIRS COLLECTION FOR PERROUIN
Perrouin is a family-run manufacturer of chairs that has been operating since 1875 in the Brittany town of Le Rheu. Five successive generations have been producing 50,000 stylish chairs annually, including …

Discoveries Dec 2012 Discoveries Dec 2012

Rope Planetarium Chandelier
The gyroscope created by 19th-century experimental physicist Léon Foucault inspired this openwork globe, updated with an accent of jute rope around the double-gimble iron frame fitted with candlestick-style sockets (bobeches, originally intended to …

Discoveries Nov 2012 Discoveries Nov 2012

The IPhone And IPad Gramophone
In the late 1800s, Thomas Edison introduced the phonograph, and just like that, life had a soundtrack. Restoration Hardware borrowed the iconic speaker horn from those early machines to amplify sound …

Discoveries Oct 2012 Discoveries Oct 2012

 
The Louis in Extremis Skull Pillow
Combining high fashion and interior design, Texas-based designer Kyle Bunting has recently released an Alexander McQueen tribute pillow. Collaborating with designer Geoffrey Bradfield, the Louis in Extremis pillow is made …

Discoveries Sep 2012 Discoveries Sep 2012

Family Rug
Multi colors and graphic design rule the rug! Cortney and Bob Novogratz have designed a line of home goods for CB2, including a fun, trendy rug designed to put “family” in the family room. …

Discoveries Jun 2012 Discoveries Jun 2012

Gecko Magnifier
L’OBJET is the vision of Elad Yifrach. Quality is his mantra, and all the firm’s offerings are his own original designs. L’OBJET is the coveted decorative accessories and tabletop brand and has a beautiful …

Discoveries May 2012 Discoveries May 2012

Pig Butter Dish
A very happy and satisfied pig, this detailed farm yard friend will bring cheer to your table while keeping your butter fresh and cool. The figural pewter lid rests upon a porcelain butter …