Yesterday I took a break from a long day of jobsite hopping to stop by Profiles in the New York Design Center to meet Sara Wise – architect and founder of Sara Wise Design in Seattle, Washington. Not only is Sarah a super-cool design sister to meet, her line is one of the most well [...]
I recently made my way into Fort Street Studios here in New York City to look at carpets for a Townhouse we’re providing interior design services for.
The NYC interior design community has lost one of their greats this week. Ray Anderson, of Interface Carpet died of cancer at age 77.
This weekend we were scouring the ICFF show in order to bring our clients the latest and greatest in contemporary design. While I’ll bring you a complete run down of our faves, I thought I’d first share the 2010 ICFF Editors Awards with you, which were bestowed in 16 categories.
You can control the lighting, Tv and stereo, the mood, and quite possibly even the smell of the room with the ease of a touch screen. The screen can be linked to your television, or as in the photo above, your coffee table!
We were greeted in the sweeping lobby by Tim Button, the interior designer for the public spaces. He discussed the elements used in the Lobby’s interiors, such as FSC Certified end cut Douglas Fir wood floors, natural fiber carpets, and locally quarried limestone which brings the exterior materials inside.
Whether it be a commercial or residential job, I can pretty much guarantee we’re going to use something from Knoll on the project.
This weekend, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair once again comes to the Jacob Javits Center here in NYC. With more than 550 exhibitors displaying contemporary furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, and kitchen and bath for residential and commercial interiors, the show can be daunting.
This year, clean up your act with Electrolux’s new Kelly (as in Ripa) Green washer and dryer.
The limited-edition shade, an upbeat green that packs a visual punch, hints at the machines’ abundant ecofriendliness: Electrolux washers use up to 83 percent less energy and 56 percent less water than your old-school model, with an optional ecofriendly cycle that slashes energy usage by 43 percent.
One of Time Magazine’s Heroes of the Environment, Interface carpet, has broken ground again by completing an Environmental Product Declaration for one of their product lines.