LPDL: A Conceptual Design Laboratory

    Founded by Miami based designer Louis Pons, LPDL is a conceptual design laboratory rooted in the ongoing study of what happens when simple manufacturing methods and traditional craftsmanship combine to make the ordinary extraordinary…       FRAME NIGHTSTAND WITHE - A simple case piece clad in decorative moldings and set upon tapered brassread ON

PART TWO: SALONE DEL MOBILE / MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2014

    Today D wraps up our coverage on Milan Design Week 2014 with a selection of some of the most covet-worthy furnishings, lighting and accessories on show.  While not all items have made it to market yet, most are on their way. I hope you enjoy the picks!     Architect David Adjaye’s cantilevered Washingtonread ON

DESIGN ON A DIME: Great Design For a Cause

    WHO & WHAT: More than 50 of the world’s top interior designers will create showstopping vignettes filled with merchandise donated by the likes of Lindsey Adelman, Hygge & West, and even yours truly… DSHOP! All donated merchandise will be available for purchase for 50-70% off retail. WHEN: April 24th – 26th with specialread ON

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

Hans J. Wegner’s Prototype Brought To Life

    In celebration of renowned Danish furniture designer Hans J. Wegner’s 100th birthday – the Denmark based company PP Møbler will launch a chair that has stood in obscurity since 1953. The soon to launch Tub chair, which has recently been assigned the number 530 in accordance with Wegner’s preferred method of nomenclature, is aread ON

APRIL 2014 FAVORITES: D’s Little List of Loves

    CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT   1. NAILS – Gold Nail by Edgar Mosa ($55) – AHAlife 2. PENDANT LIGHT – Lustre Libellule – Damien Langlois-Meurinne 3. WINDUP BALLS – Mozartkugel Music Box ($130) – Flora & Henri 4. CHAMPAGNE GLASS – Monte-Flutes ($50 for a pair) – Sempli 5. GOLD CUFFS – Idealistread ON