Architect and interior designer Lauren Rottet presents a powerful Pied-à-Terre at ICFF inspired by her Milanese living room during Milan Design Week

Inspiration for the New York installation is rooted in her Living Room scene created for an historic Milanese residence during Milan’s Design Week last month in partnership with Artemest, the digital destination that offers unrivaled access to the world of Italian craftsmanship and design. 

CarbonShack embraces Art Nouveau and the Arts & Crafts movement, delivering nature-centric, biophilic design to interiors

The embrace of nature, and consciousness of our impacts on it, are now an accepted part of the design discussion–whether discussing processes or final materials. But above all, nature is a never-ending treasure trove of inspiration, which those of the Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts movements understood. CarbonShack, led by founder Stephen Pallrand, has been working and thinking through this lens for years.

Sales of high value items, art and good furniture bring sunshine to many exhibitors at the Spring 2024 Decorative Fair

A strong opening day for the majority of exhibitors got the Spring Decorative Fair, held in Battersea Park  from 7-12 May, off to a flying start. The week brought serious buyers, decorators working on projects, and  trade customers looking for fine and unusual furniture, mirrors, lighting and elegant C20th furnishings. Art  in various disciplines sold well including sets of prints; modernist objects and works of art proved very  popular, with a notable interest in Brutalist designs; traditional English antiques and upholstery was in demand.

Now Open: The Inaugural Edition of DESIGN MIAMI.LA

The inaugural edition of DESIGN MIAMI.LA opens today, taking place until May 20, 2024 at a private Holmby Hills estate. The fair’s Curatorial Director, Ashlee Harrison, offers a dynamic program of collectible design, serving as a testament to California’s rich design heritage as an international arbiter of taste. From the post-war mid-century design boom and car culture, to the entertainment industry and space age engineering, the fair explores themes of eclecticism, imagination, and nostalgia – all integral to the city’s design landscape.

Giorgetti: Happy birthday to Pugliatti’s Move chair!

The result of a long process of research into the mechanics of solid pieces, Move is inspired by the organic forms that wood takes in nature, reinterpreting them through Giorgetti’s tradition of fine cabinet making.

SKIN by Scarlet Splendour redefines luxury décor across any surface

Scarlet Splendour, the Kolkata-based luxury design brand boasting interior products which are both opulent and exuberant, has put the surface design to the next level with SKIN, the signature art panels creating rich, dramatic vibe for contemporary interiors.

DESIGN MIAMI.BASEL Announces Preview Highlights for 2024 Edition

DESIGN MIAMI.BASEL announces its preview highlights from the galleries presenting at the 18th edition of the fair. Returning to its iconic Swiss location at Basel’s Messeplatz, this edition will run from June 11 – 16, 2024, with Preview Day on June 10.

Design Miami, in LA

Design Miami today announces preview highlights for its newest edition in Los Angeles, taking place May 16th through 20th 2024. Taking inspiration from the fair’s location at a private Holmby Hills estate designed by the late architect Paul R. Williams, Curatorial Director Ashlee Harrison offers a dynamic program of collectible design that expands on themes of eclecticism, imagination, and nostalgia.

Porky Hefer: no bats, no chocolate

Galerie56 and Southern Guild are excited to present no bats, no chocolate, a solo exhibition of handcrafted seating environments by South African artist Porky Hefer, opening 30 April and running through to 26 August 2024.

Art Wolf Gallery presents The Female Gaze: 7 contemporary women artists in sculpture, painting, photography, and ceramics, at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles

Yael McShane Wulfhart is The Art Wolf, an experiential gallerist amplifying  the work of contemporary women artists in sculpture, painting, photography, and ceramics. The Art  Wolf’s Female Gaze exhibition is on view from March 8th – April 8th at the Pacific Design Center (8687  Melrose Avenue West Hollywood, Suite B653) and features the work of Susanna Speirs Ali, Lareina  Holsopple, dopez, Justina Blakeney, Sofia Peters, Lois Samuels, and Osiris Zuñiga.