FURNITURE+LIGHTING

Modern Macrame by Windy Chien

Chien lamp: table

By Regina Connell. Macrame has a great deal of baggage associated with it. At some point during my early life, my mother gave me a 1970s book on macrame. She wasn’t particularly keen on it herself. In fact, I don’t … Continue reading

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Wrap up: WestEdge ’15 in San Francisco

Studio Bel Vetro for WestEdge

By Regina Connell. We’ve been watching WestEdge for a couple of years now (see past coverage here), and are happy that they’ve created a place for independent, thoughtfully made, design-centric home goods—primarily furniture and lighting. It’s a great thing to see … Continue reading

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DxV: Forest Dickey

By Regina Connell. A Martini. The Little Black Dress. A dry aged steak. Pretty much anything Hermes. These are classics that somehow always feel modern. They’re what we always come back to after ill-advised dalliances with things like Cosmopolitans, gypsy … Continue reading

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DxV: Christophe Come

Come Rock Crystal Jewel Box

By Regina Connell. Christophe Côme makes virtuoso show-stopping pieces that bring together art deco and modern, with touches of industrial, typographical and even printed circuit board design. A high point of the work I saw at the recent FOG fair … Continue reading

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