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Chameleonic Design: Hoffman 811 Chair by Ton

How would you describe your style? Is it Scandinavian, Mid-century, Transitional, Farmhouse, Contemporary or some hybrid of a bunch of styles? Many of us prefer a mix of styles and are not rigid in just one aesthetic and fusing objects from different styles into one cohesive design can be tricky. Luckily, there are a few […]

Lampe De Marseille

In my new life, I’ve been paying a lot more attention to the many signs and symbols presented to me and the latest sign has come in the form of a wall lamp designed by Swiss-French architect and designer Le Corbusier. Three months ago, I quit my sales job at a prestigious Scandinavian furniture design […]

Ikea Fröset Chair

I’m a lover of design, all design, sometimes even bad or weird design but also, I have a profound love and respect for designers. These are the brave people who do the miraculous work of objectifying intangible ideas into tangible objects of desire or disdain. It is my respect for these designers that creates tension […]

Shop Here: Far Out Finds

Why is it so fucking hard to find a small dining table that gets big? This is what both my partner and I have been saying for more than three years now while searching for an apartment sized table that expands to fit eight people and shrinks to seat four. We were convinced after two […]

Defining A New American Style

What’s so damn special about Mid-Century modern design? I mean, why does this style prevail to this day when we’re nearly to the middle of the next century? Why do names like Richard Neutra, John Lautner, Joseph Eichler and R.M. Schindler elicit wide smiles, from so many modern design enthusiasts and um, Tesla drivers? How […]

The Great Barry Wine

As an early twenty-something, night school college student at The Fashion Institute of Technology back in 2007, I was already well on my way to jadedness. Still hopeful about my future and potential prospects, I was otherwise bored to death about most things. The people in my circle were mostly starting to seem like clones […]

Life is Good in Brooklyn

I’m a lucky guy. I get to share with you a little story about my friend Peter Levinson and his lovely wife Robbin. Their story takes place on a fairly quiet street a few steps away from an even quieter cemetery in the Windsor Terrace section of Brooklyn, NY. Their home is a red-bricked row […]


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