Tags: NYC design events

Structure and Light: Henri Labrouste at the MoMA

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I love living in Dallas, yet I do love to head back and visit my favorite cultural spots in Manhattan. Luckily, I do still visit the city quite often while working with clients, and on my trip this week I made time to see the new architectural exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, Henri Labrouste: Structure...

Art Deco Inspiration: Lalique Maison

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Recently, while designing the Owners’ Suites on Oceania’s Marina and Riviera cruise ships, I became intrigued by the designs of the French luxury brand Lalique. The chandelier and railings they had done for the ships’ grand staircases impressed me; the artistry and detail appeared flawless. This is why I was excited when the SBL team had the opportunity to...

Trend Spotting at NYIGF: Rope and Burnished Metal

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Lately, all things nautical have consumed me. Perhaps this is because I’m currently sourcing for a project in Miami Beach, and am about to visit St. John for some much-needed beach time. However, I can’t help but think that the sea is a wider trend at the moment. For example,...

Treasure Hunting: The New York Gift Show

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"Driven by Design" was the theme at last month's New York International Gift Fair, where I logged untold miles exploring new offerings from over 3000 vendors.  Here, a lucky seven picks from a stellar roster: 1. Striped bone inlay console table from Jaipur's Manglam Arts. 2. Metal and rivet mirror from the...

Highlights from the Winter Antiques Show

Last week I attended the Designer’s Preview Breakfast for the New York Winter Antiques Show. The incomparable 1st Dibs hosted this private sneak peek at the wonderful collection of art and antiques in this vetted show, long considered the premier antique event in the U.S. Amongst chatting with old friends,...