THE LION’S SHARE: London Design Festival 2014

The London Design Festival 2014

    London’s annual Design Festival wrapped up earlier this week and after some serious editing, D has gathered the lion’s share of the cool, beautiful and, at times, quirky finds for your viewing pleasure. Hope you enjoy! Above – Nika Zupanc’s new Trophy Table Lamp for Sé.     The beautiful new Pleat Benchread ON

TENT LONDON 2014: a Lamp Inspired by a Buddhist Master

SEEDDESIGN Damo Table Lamp

    Taiwan based lighting brand SEEDDESIGN debuted its hot off the presses Damo table lamp at this year’s Super Brands / Tent London 2014. Striking in its graphic simplicity, the steel based fixture was designed with Bodhidharma (aka Damo) – the Indian founder of Ch’an and Zen Buddhism – in mind.       “Thereread ON

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL: Umut Yamac’s Perch Light

Umut Yamac Perch Light

    The festivities of The London Design Festival are well underway and, while you can expect to see some of D’s favorite finds from the week long event roll out next week, I’ve been squeaking in a few early shares (here and here) because… well, who can resist? Today, joining our other sneak peeks, we have theread ON

DECORATING DARKLY: A Selection of Inky Spaces

Dark Bedroom

    While technically it’s still summer here in NYC, this little lady’s heart has been in the full throes of fall since September 1st and, as a result, D is also gearing up for the cozy season with gusto. Kicking off our first official delve into fall is the obligatory, and much loved by me, “dark interiors” post. After all, whatread ON

The Magical Glass Worlds of DECHEM Studio

Dechem Studio Glass Art

    Founded by Prague based designers Michaela Tomišková and Jakub Janďourek, DECHEM Studio specializes in the creation of unique works of art made from glass. Whether sparkling villages designed for re-assembly upon whim, crystal lamps with their inner workings on display, or smoked bell jars that are equal parts lamp shade and moody terrarium – the DECHEM collectionread ON

The French Stylings of Damien Langlois-Meurinne

Damien Langlois-Meurinne

    French designer Damien Langlois-Meurinne began his career in the offices of Christian Liaigre before launching his own firm, DL-M, in 2003. Since that time, Langlois-Meurinne has established a name for himself as one of France’s most prominent designers. His interior work ranges from luxury showrooms and homes in exotic locales to the renovation ofread ON

SEPTEMBER FAVORITES: D’s Little List of Loves

September 2014 Favorites

    CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT   1. BOOKENDS – Limited Edition Bronze Bookends by Jonathan Nesci ($1,800) – 1stdibs 2. CHANDELIER – Last Night Branch Pouenat – Damien Langlois-Meurinne 3. LIGHT SWITCH – Light Switch in Brass (£30.00) – Buster + Punch 4. KNOB – Transparency Knob ($55) – DSHOP 5. SURFBOARD – Alexanderread ON