After the Elle Decor Design Walk in Tokyo this month, I wanted to share some of the highlights with the readers here at DNN and explore my unique findings beyond the designated Design Walk’s path. Read on for Tokyo twists on familiar US and EU design staples, unique retail and showroom models, and of course aesthetic inspiration you won’t find anywhere else.
DNN Editor in Chief Courtney Porter sat down with Salgado Saucier founders, Peter Salgado and Kip Saucier to discuss their transition from interior designers to product designers, the pros and cons of tech and social media on design, and where they seek out influences and when they choose to ignore them.
A pivotal shift in luxury kitchen trends focuses on health-conscious culinary practices. Steam cooking and air frying, replacing conventional deep-frying methods, represent a move toward healthier lifestyles. Technological advancements, such as AI integration for precision cooking and the implementation of cameras in refrigerators, epitomize the fusion of cutting-edge innovation with culinary finesse.
With the creation of their HQ system, Demarc set out to design a home office system that ‘demarcates’ the office space when opened up and can be closed up to create physical and mental separation from the living space when the work day is over.
This week, DNN Editor in Chief Courtney Porter delves into an insightful conversation with acclaimed artist Miles Regis, exploring his artistic contributions to the much-anticipated exhibition: “GENIUS: A Celebration of A Legend,” presented by art | Melanated in celebration of Stevie Wonder. Most notably recognized as a painter, but always experimenting, Regis is unveiling his creative venture into a novel medium for him—sculpture.
The Lyric Collection speaks to our unique understanding of designers’ needs. You see, we’re not just rug manufacturers – we’re also interior designers ourselves. And as interior designers, we know how excited we get when we find something beautiful that also works in terms of our functional needs and our budget.
‘The Climb’ is just the beginning of Gillies’ larger plan to to disrupt consumers’ relationship to fast furniture.
If you’ve ever thought about starting a business with your best friend, you’ll love the story of Hudson Grace. Hudson Grace had its humble beginning as the brainchild of best friends Monelle Totah and Gary McNatton in San Francisco in 2012. A fusion of their distinctive design sensibilities and extensive retail experience made for fertile soil to grow their brand, eventually selling Hudson Grace to Crate & Barrel in 2019.
The patchiness of the market’s attendance highlighted that what the big box buyers want and what the new class of interior designers want is diverging in a major way, forcing some brands to pick a lane
The Met is taking over High Point Market, unveiling debut collections with Eichholtz and Scalamandre, along with expanding its collaborations with key home décor brands like Abner Henry (furniture), Ann Gish (bedding), Caspari (entertaining), Exquisite Rugs (carpets), and Wendover Art Group (wall art). Scroll on to explore their new offerings and delve into how The Met carefully selects its licensing partners.