Contemporary Living with Collectible Design

Fernando Santangelo, interior designer for Bette Midler and for the Chateau Marmont curates the upcoming Contemporary Living Sale at Sotheby’ NY on 28 July. He states: “I thought it would be in a way like working with gouaches or writing … Continue reading

Les Puces de Nice

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Friday Finds!

  Upon reading a story in the NY Times about design  earlier this week we were inspired to contemplate the idea of copying vs. reinterpreting.  These reinterpreted 18th century Chinese vases by Studio Droog’s are part of the New Original Project collection – an … Continue reading

Special Friday Finds!

Today is an especially glorious day to be exploring collectible design in Paris! We are grateful to share the day with several design enthusiasts on our visits to the Biennale des Antiquaires, the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, several galleries and finally … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

We have some truly wonderful objects to present to you today! This unique 1940s Venini chandelier is from a private home in Paris and it is truly exceptional. Restrained and elegant in expression and proportion … block out the ceiling and other lights in … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

Pair of appliqués – ARLUS. Late 1950s. Influenced by Mategot with perforated surface. Good condition.  €2200 the pair. Italian brass and amethyst lamp, 1970s. €1200. Spanish lamp in stainless steel. Editor is FASE. 1960s space age design.  Rotates on its … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

Pharrell Williams has curated the exhibition GIRL which opened this week at Emmanuel Perrotin’s new gallery space, Salle du Bal, a former ballroom at the Hotel du Grand Veneur. The show celebrates women and is both challenging and uplifting. Try … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

A round table in oak and leather with cast aluminium legs by Warren Platner for Knoll. Early 1970s. This table is from the Platner collection and was custom-made. The Knoll International mark is on one of the aluminum supports.  ~~  A … Continue reading