New Yorkers will attest to the lure of the Hudson Valley, not just for its idyllic landscape and bounty of farm fresh produce, but the heritage of its design and craft as well. The town of Hudson, in particular, is a stronghold of locally-honed design, with many artisans and craftspeople adding their own wares to the array of vintage finds that the locale is known for. Hawkins New York is one of those newcomers.
As a Brit who lives between London and Florence, married to a Spaniard with Italian residency, working for the world’s most international magazine, I woke up on 24 June in Paris, midway through Men’s Fashion Week , to learn the unthinkable was a reality. At the shows and appointments that followed, I pondered the extent of freedom of movement between the UK and continental Europe, now and in the past, for the houses and designers whose collections I was seeing, and how some early European migrants had set up major maisons.
(Image credit: Jérôme Labrecque ) Interior designers are wired a certain way. They can walk into a home in need of some tender love and instantaneously envision what it should look like it. Such is the case with this mish-moshy home owned and resurrected by Karyne Beauregard.
Last week’s flood in southern Louisiana is being called the worst natural disaster in the United States since Hurricane Sandy , but as recovery efforts continue, it’s become apparent that some residents ignored flash flood warnings.
What you’re looking at might seem like one ordinary (yet completely beautiful) pendant lamp… but it’s actually 5 or 6! Despite its seeming complexity, the “u33″ is actually one single pendant that offers a simple way to combine and assembled with like-units to fulfill a myriad of lighting requirements. 3 true sides feature what looks like lime green accents but are actually contact points where each light can be pressed together. Almost limitless in visual and functional variation, it’s a simultaneously elegant and playful pick for a variety of living spaces from the dining room to den! Designer: Shift Studio
Colours are the foreplay of experimental design studio Rive Roshan, and during this latest edition of Northmodern, Copenhagen’s foremost furniture fair, the London-based studio has created a suspended composition of textile and wood, titled ‘Loom Bound’. First seen at Salone del Mobile , the collection – created in partnership with Kvadrat – is a versatile system of simple materials, used in playful combinations to create endless modular and mobile set-ups
This isn’t your average student bar, and these aren’t your average students.
Roberto Vedovotto likes to think of Kering Eyewear as a startup, a lean, mean entrepreneurial upstart bringing innovation and disruption to a business dominated by a few too-powerful players. But if this is a startup, it’s an unusually smart one. No Ikea trestle-tables and sticker-plastered laptops here, none of the scruffy urgency of Silicon Valley or Shoreditch
Columbia Square is the site of the historic CBS broadcast facility, and in recent years major media players like Viacom – as well as companies like Neuehouse and Fender – have moved in. Newly added to this list is Hollywood Proper Residences – a property that boasts 200 luxury units – conceived especially for the throngs of musicians, producers, writers, directors and actors who head to Los Angeles each year to work on projects. Available furnished for stays of over 30 days and up to 11 months – and unfurnished for longer term stays – the addition marks the area’s return to being a hub of creativity in Los Angeles.
Childcare architecture often aims to emulate warm, homely environments for its precious little guests.