The Parsons table is one where the square legs have the same width as the tabletop, regardless of its other dimensions. Its history is characterized by contradiction: created to be a simple canvas for exceptional materials, its design is simultaneously credited to the famous designer Jean-Michel Frank and to anonymous design students. But is the real story even more muddled?
Kartell is an Italian company that throughout its 59-year history has paid special attention to the latest technology developing their furniture line. Kartell combines creativity, innovation and glamour to create a unique collection of design classics.
The Shops at Target's new collections are set to launch in stores and online September 9. In preparation, Boston-based PATCH NYC had a preview party in their courtyard last Wednesday, showcasing their exclusive home line for the bullseye. I sat down with designers Don Carney and John Ross to get the scoop on the collaboration.
I love, love, love Edison bulbs. Even though most of our apartment is mostly illuminated by a combination of energy efficient CFL and LED bulbs, I've left two occasional lights with the moody orange hint of illumination only an Edison bulb can offer. Or so I thought, until I saw this LED light bulb with an old fashioned glow...
I love a good urban-centered adventure. Loud streets, an exciting array of things to see and eat, and a rich culture just waiting to be discovered. Even better when you can find all of those things and spend your nights in a fabulously dramatic yet wonderfully relaxing hotel retreat.
With the recent heat wave that stretched across the nation, we'd be excused for thinking we live in the desert when we're actually plunked in the middle of the city. All this desert weather has us turning an eye toward lovely terracotta accessories for the home. From trendy side tables to a cute little pig grill, check out these 10 terracotta finds from around the web.