Paris Art Week, Fall 2017 (with several Design treasures!)

At FIAC in the design section: The genius of Pierre Paulin’s ‘Elysée’ sofa and armchairs 1972, Jousse Entreprise; low table, 1972, Mobilier Nationale Paris has been buzzing this week with events and Fairs all over town to mark Art Week. … Continue reading

Some highlights from PAD Paris 2016.

Abstract stain glass panel with patinated metal by Jacques Le Chevalier (1896-1987). Special commission for Societé Bobson, Paris 1965.  It won the prize for Best 20th century piece this year at Pad. Galerie Jacques Lacoste, Paris. Image courtesy of Jacques Lacoste … Continue reading

Friday Finds!

An impressive pair of large Holophane glass sphere ball lights. This historic company made car and street lights until the mid 1980s.  Hanging height can be regulated. They have been rewired and are ready to hang. ~~  Two iconic chairs … Continue reading

The Genius of Sarfatti.

Gino Sarfatti designed and produced over 400 lights during a 30 year period. He founded Arteluce, the Italian lighting maker and continually pushed the boundaries of light design to new heights. Sarfatti was truly innovative in his field and the … Continue reading

Collecting Tips from Experts at Design Miami Basel

Here are two lamps we love from 1950!  The Grasshoper floor lamp by Greta Magnusson Grossman and the Sputnik ceiling light by Gino Sarfatti. Last Saturday we attended a Master Class Talk at Design Miami Basel on Collectible Lighting of the … Continue reading