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Daily Archives: February 22, 2013

Straight Talk

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, News + Events + Contests
Straight Talk

The exquisitely refined Nakashima Straight Chair is amongst the many classic pieces of Knoll Dining Seating available from 2Modern at a 15% discount next week, and we were further reminded of George Nakashima’s enduring legacy by a recent newspaper editorial. A Solid, Comforting Family Member is an elegy by the writer Jane Margolies for a George — Continue reading

Pure White

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Pure White

You could call it the Pia Wallen effect, after the popular Swedish designer who’s made the cross (‘crux’) a recurring motif in her products; or it may just be a continuum in the longtime romance that modernists have conducted with the grid. Whatever its root cause, there’s no doubt that — Continue reading

American Splendor

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Local + Travel
American Splendor

Travel + Leisure magazine’s Design Awards issue is one of those annual editorial events guaranteed to make even self-proclaimed sophisticates feel like they’ve missed the boat, somehow. Its survey of the best and brightest in far-flung places is usually a baleful reminder of all the places and things we’ve never seen, — Continue reading