Last week was a whirlwind which included an array of strange occurrences. Most enjoyable of all the week's events was a trip to the ICFF while in NY.
A recurring theme with many new products was 'shiny, blingy, reflective and acrylic…often these were paired with organic use of materials.
A modern fusion of earthy objects and cosmopolitan flair…featured on Cool Hunting
I can't stop thinking about this chair. Not a 2010 introduction but a masterpiece worth repeating. The Vegetal Chair
. The artist comments and inspiration are worth reading. Check the 2009 'Projects' list.
, an enchanting line of lighting using discarded cardboard was exhibiting again this year. The line captures my attention with its unique designs and 're-use' story.
I found a line that really impressed me, Studio Dunn
. Especially interesting were the Cumberland Lights
. The collection includes urban luminaries and beautifully crafted furniture with an understated elegance.