Exciting news from il Buco Vita! Founder Donna Lennard and her team will be opening their very first shop outside of New York, Vita is all set to open in Culver City, Los Angeles this month.
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.
FS&CO was founded and established in New York City in 1889 by Frenchman Frederic Schumacher and was a pioneer in the world of interior design, getting its start by bringing the art of French textiles to the United States. It is a sixth-generation family-owned company. Its new headquarters, located at 459 Broadway and Grand Street are in the landmarked Devlin building, constructed in 1861, the original home to the Devlin department store. The heritage and impressive history of the 459 Broadway building make it the perfect home for FS&CO’s new offices. In fact, F. Schumacher & Co.’s original office on lower Fifth Avenue was located in a similar era building.
In Europe, there is a greater prevalence of smaller, independent furniture stores and boutiques, and Europeans are more inclined to prioritize local businesses over big box stores. In the United States, larger chain stores, department stores, and online retailers dominate the market, offering a wide range of furniture options at various price points.
The Oblique collection, designed by British creator Matthew Hilton, captures the most
contemporary conceptualization of the tradition of overlaying rugs. This proposal is
achieved through the juxtaposition of oblique figures, resulting in a contrivance of