Courtney Skott

I love when I stumble across an artist while researching products or trends. I just fell over Courtney Skott‘s website while doing research for a post on screens (to come). Based in San Francisco, Courtney trained at the California College of the Arts Wood And Furniture program. She says of her work “My work evinces … Read more

Missoni Madness

I love the riotous patterns and colors that are so associated with the Missoni brand. For over 50 years, this family empire, founded by husband and wife Ottavio and Rosita Missoni, has been producing their signature garments. They have since branched out into the home market and in the next year, three Missoni Hotels will … Read more

Faux Bois is everywhere

I’ve been collecting these images of faux bois (false wood) furnishings and accessories for a while. We’re seeing such items all over the place these days and I decided I’d reached critical mass and needed to put them up in a post. Many original faux bois items made of concrete and used for outdoor furnishings. … Read more

Wood is Good

A few fun finds at Reside in Cambridge, purveyors of original mid-century modern furnishings, lighting and accessories. This last isn’t wood, obviously, but it’s sooo cute!

Wandrlust.com & the Lust List

Ron Woodson & Jaime Rummerfield, the creative energy behind Woodson & Rummerfield’s House of Design in LA has opened an online shop, Wandrlust, that’s filled with the same “future forward” items stocked in their N. La Cienega Blvd. shop. Here are some pics of their shop. Glamour and pizazz all the way!Good luck with your … Read more

DessinFournier Accessories for Spring

The folks over at DessinFournierCompanies sent over some of their new accessories for Spring. DF is available to the trade through design centers around the country. Do we see any trends emerging from the Spring lines? I see a lot of classical forms, use of whites, off whites. Not overly glitzy, but still formal and … Read more

Brocade Home Gifts & Accessories

Brocade is launching a new gift category among their offerings for the 2007 holidays. Office tool set Ornaments Burnout velvet scrapbook Photo Album Candle Holders Candle holder Flocked leaf electronic cases And this… Miniature furniture sets for the well designed Barbie playhouse Brocade is has established their over the top high rococo style over the … Read more