Design

The Green Garret

The Green Garret

Rupert Smith’s industrial loft in Cape Town, South Africa is an exercise in storytelling, with natural light and contrast in the starring roles. “Visual merchandising is the art and science of attracting and engaging potential retail customers by bringing merchandise alive,” explains Rupert Smith, co-owner of VM Central & Olive Studio, South Africa’s only accredited […]

Dinner Guest: Jan van der Lande

Dinner Guest: Jan van der Lande

Alice Garbarini Hurley | Where are your roots? Jan van der Lande | I was raised in a very small village in the Netherlands in an area called the ‘Achterhoek’ (means ‘behind the corner’). It is in the East, near the German border – mostly farmland, with a lot of cows. After studying at an […]

DIFFA’s Twentieth Annual Dining By Design

DIFFA’s Twentieth Annual Dining By Design

Recognized as one of the top design-industry fundraisers in the country–DINING BY DESIGN (DBD) will celebrate 20 years of bringing together premier brands and local and international designers to raise funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS. Hosted by DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, this 5-day celebration of design opens next week (March 16-20) at Pier […]

Modernism Week

Modernism Week

Palm Springs, long known as a mecca for modernist architecture, will be home to two new modernist residences that opened to the public during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2017. The Miele Chino Canyon Project presented by Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating and produced by Palm Springs Life and Better BuiltInc.,called on local contemporary architect Lance […]

Timeless Design Style & How To Achieve It

Timeless Design Style & How To Achieve It

Trends come and trends go, isn’t that the truth? What is fashionable today, could well not be in the next year, never mind in a month or two! The only design style that is always the most hip, and whose appearance always looks sleek and dapper is the timeless style, and timeless it is! Let’s […]

Brazilian Pulse

Brazilian Pulse

THE GRADE TEAM | Thomas Hickey and Edward Yedid first met when Hickey was teaching a class at Parsons School of Design in which Yedid was attending; together, they later founded their architecture and design firm, GRADE. The firm’s roster brims with high-end projects completed close to home and in far-flung places, and it even […]

Robert Kime: Textiles

Robert Kime: Textiles

Available at John Rosselli & Associates or johnrosselli.com, Robert Kime has been designing and printing fabrics for several decades. His 2016 collection is a manifestation of his years of travel and love for the world’s beauty. The fabrics also explore different textures and techniques inspired by a range of original antique designs. This travel-inspired collection […]

Soft Sculptures: Tamar Mogendorff

Soft Sculptures: Tamar Mogendorff

Meet the artist whose soft fairy-tale sculptures have been scooped up by The Land of Nod, Liberty London and customers all over the world. Tamar Mogendorff grew up in Israel and loved nature. “I lived in a kibbutz, a kind of commune,” she shares. “My childhood was barefoot, fields, ants and bird watching. My parents let […]

Zen Master

Zen Master

Master-planning and architectural firm Hart Howerton is known for creating communities and hospitality spaces designed to encourage well-being and healthy living. This idea is celebrated at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California’s scenic Bay Area. Spirit Rock is surrounded by over 400 acres of oak forests in the secluded hills of West Marin County, CA, […]

Angular Cuts: Gabriel Scott

Angular Cuts: Gabriel Scott

Gabriel Scott is known for its angular chandeliers, pendant lights, tables and seating. Canadian founders Gabriel Kakon and Scott Richler have backgrounds in architecture, industrial design, and fashion design, which is evident in their furniture and lighting compositions. The two started collaborating in 2004 to create unique pieces exclusively for the trade, and officially launched […]

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