Part One: Salone del Mobile / Milan Design Week 2014

    Touted as “the global benchmark for the Home Furnishing Sector”, the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and its satellite events attracts hundreds of thousands of design-loving pilgrims to the city of Milan for one week each year, where they gather around the latest in the world’s most innovative and luxurious furnishings. While yours truly did notread ON

DSHOP: They’re Back… Pulls, Knobs & Handles

    Following a brief hiatus, DSHOP’s Nest Studio line of knobs, pulls and handles are back in stock where they are waiting for their forever homes. Shown here is a small teaser but if you love what you see… be sure to swing by the shop where you can view the full collection and learnread ON

LAMBERT & FILS: Montréal’s Hot New Lighting Design Studio

    Set in a small boutique that exudes the kind of charm you’d expect from a mid-century era mom and pop shop, lies the workshop/showroom/boutique of one of Montréal’s hottest lighting studios – Lambert & Fils. Founded by former video editor Samuel Lambert, the shop was initially established to store, sell and tinker withread ON

Joseph Dirand’s Italy-Inspired Paris Digs

    Welcome to the Seventh Arrondissement home of one of the world’s most sought after architect/designers – Joseph Dirand. With a mix of minimal lines, luxurious materials and an undeniably French flavor, many the Paris apartment’s architectural details (trims, moldings…) are actually done in the style of a 17th century Italian interior. As theread ON

The Jane Antwerp: ‘Fine Dining Meets Rock ’n Roll’

  Photo by Richard Powers   This spring, the Belgian city of Antwerp debuts what promises to become a new mecca for design lovers and food aficionados alike, as it opens the doors to The Jane restaurant. Set within the chapel of a former military hospital, the newly renovated space is the result of a threeread ON

‘Tis The Season: Seven Casual Dining Spaces

    One of the nicest things about the spring/summer season is that everything starts to feel a little less formal, a little less buttoned up. In anticipation of the more relaxed, lazy days ahead, I’ve gathered a few spaces that will have you all feeling those loungey evenings with friends and smelling the saltyread ON

Timeless Bicycle Bells From Crane Bell Co.

    Rooted in Japan’s long history of biking culture, the Osaka based Crane Bell Co. has established a name for itself as a high quality manufacturer of beautiful and timelessly designed commuter bike bells. Produced in an array of metals from warm copper and brass to silver aluminum available in two finishes – these littleread ON