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ICFF 2014

A Multicolored Acapulco Chair from NODO

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, ICFF 2014
A Multicolored Acapulco Chair from NODO

The challenge of reinterpreting a tried and true design lies in offering up something original, and Brooklyn-based, Mexican multi-disciplinary design studio NODO has done just that with their version of the winsome Acapulco Chair. A bohemian-happy patio chair that emerged in the 50s in the Mexican resort city after which — Continue reading

Avram Rusu Studio Redefines the Sputnik

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, ICFF 2014
Avram Rusu Studio Redefines the Sputnik

At the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) this month, Mid-Century design buffs familiar with the many variations of Sputnik—the starburst-like pendant light that came of age during America’s Space Race—will have stopped at least twice to view the lighting models presented by Avram Rusu Studio. The New York design studio, — Continue reading

The ‘FollowMe’ Portable LED Lamp from Marset

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, ICFF 2014
The ‘FollowMe’ Portable LED Lamp from Marset

Spanish brand Marset has introduced a portable, chargeable LED lamp that holds up to 20 hours of stored power once fully charged. Aimed specifically at areas, both indoors and out, where power outlets aren’t readily accessible, designer Inma Bermúdez’ FollowMe, which is expected to be available later this summer, is — Continue reading

Quirk & Rescue’s Wallpaper Optics

Categories: Art + Graphics, ICFF 2014, Modern Decor + Objects
Quirk & Rescue’s Wallpaper Optics

When a dash of retro-centric flair is called for, optically dizzying wallpapers from Quirk & Rescue may offer a solution or two. The London design studio, who we discovered at ICFF this year, specializes in a range of home products which count typography and graphic design among its influences, along — Continue reading

Cloud Chandeliers by Apparatus Studio

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, ICFF 2014
Cloud Chandeliers by Apparatus Studio

Examples of great design are plentiful enough, but show-stoppers are harder to come by. A show-stopper, by any definition, this past week at ICFF, was the Cloud chandelier by New York design studio Apparatus. The duo behind Apparatus—Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson—have managed to parlay their love of vintage details — Continue reading

KinderGROUND Modular Carpeting

Categories: ICFF 2014, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
KinderGROUND Modular Carpeting

At ICFF this past week, we were duly wowed by the striking designs presented by kinderGROUND, the Manhattan-based modular carpeting studio whose products are “designed for children, yet loved by all ages.” And little wonder, considering the graphically sophisticated, yet child-friendly, flooring options kinderGROUND offers. Employing three basic shapes—hexagon, diamond, — Continue reading

ICFF Preview: Urban Wall Coverings by ConcreteWall

Categories: ICFF 2014
ICFF Preview: Urban Wall Coverings by ConcreteWall

Thanks to Instagram obsessives, loft dwellers, and the growing mainstream popularity of street artists, urban details—grimy brick walls, graffiti tags, exposed concrete—have gradually worked their way into our esthetic consciousness. ConcreteWall, makers of bespoke wall coverings, are among the recent brands to capitalize on faux grittiness, with a range of — Continue reading