Dept. of Slim. Now that DWR has officially embraced the J Crew ethos and a. hired fashion photographers, b. upgraded their catalog to opine on LIFESTYLE (ie. "The Art of Sitting"), and c. removed all the 90's persian carpets from their style shots, we are noticing some nice new things.
The Baba ad Elena chairs and stools strike us as a colorful, classic new design with a pricepoint (esp. on the Elena) that recommends them. The Elena is designed by Joan Casas Ortinez and made of polypropylene and aluminum. The Baba is by Sergio Milan and made of chromed steel and stained beech wood.
Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.
Read more from Maxwell »