The Rey Chair from Dietiker was one of our favorite items at this years NeoCon. Colorful, well crafted, stackable and sturdy, it wasn't a surprise that this design has stood the test of time. We asked if it was available... More
What will be the popular color choices for 2009? Sherwin Williams says "a global team of experts has spent months analyzing color influences, from consumer electronics to international street style, to identify the hues that will define architecture and design in the year ahead" and this is what they came up with...jump below for the colors:
We spent the day at NeoCon yesterday, the big contract trade show at the Merchandise Mart. We'll be blogging the new and noteworthy - starting with B&B Italia, who featured this chair & sofa from Patricia Urquiola, called Hollow, and more:
We were impressed with these at NeoCon, but have been waiting to blog them until they were available to the public. We just got the email that the Parametre site is up and ready for business, so here goes...
These soft wall room dividers that are lightweight, expandable and usable both horizontally or vertically, indoors and out. More
So good in person. The new woodgrain plynyl from Chilewich is most definitely not cheesy.
When we first read about the new plynyl, the old knotty wood Contact paper is what came to mind (which we do kinda love on its own merits, btw), but when we saw the entire booth done up at NeoCon we realized this is faux-woodsy in a whole new way. More
One of the prevalent trends at NeoCon which was impossible to ignore was the sixties mod lounge aesthetic. Seating that looks like it would not be out of place some spiffy 1968 first class airport lounge was everywhere.
Some of our favorite examples of the genre were at Allermuir. The colorful textured fabrics, organic shapes and slim bases all worked together for a pleasant, retro modern vibe to their booth. More