There’s no secret around here at FoS that I’m a huge Martin Margiela fan. There’s a minimalistic, yet futuristic simplicity of perfectly pared down, yet well-designed pieces that are always timeless, yet still maintain an avant-garde edge. So when a favorite label fashion expands it’s aesthetic to interiors, like Rick Owens or Jean Paul Gaultier, I’m sold… well, more so if that winged back chair was perched in my living room. Let Richard Nahem take you on a tour of […]
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In the courtyard of the Institut du Monde Arabe, in the Latin Quarter at the start of Blvd. St. Germain, is a shiny, curvaceous white structure resembling a spaceship. It's the mobile art pavilion designed by Zaha Hadid and features a retrospective of the last 30 years of her cutting-edge architecture.Hadid originally designed the structure for Chanel in 2008 as a traveling art exhibition showcasing artists designing special edition handbags for Chanel and toured Hong Kong,Tokyo, and New York before […]
On view at WaterDream: the Art of Bathroom Design, at the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA). Who knew that a loo could be so cool?Well, I do as I have a Phillipe Starck toilet in two of our bathrooms in New York.But a urinal, and one that's museum worthy too?Through September 17, Duravit and Starck will be on display as part of a popular exhibit entitled WaterDream: the Art of Bathroom Design, mounted at the newly relocated Museum of Design […]
Brad Boles shares a sneak peek inside the world of YSL & The Real Housewives of New York City go exotic! Exclusive Video of Yves Saint Laurent's Majorelle Gardens in Marrakech, Morocco for RHONYC Fans. You may have spotted me on the teaser at the end of last week's episode of The Real Housewives of New York City. Well, I guess you can figure out the rest!When I think of great style, one of the icons would have to be […]
The furniture collaboration designed by Michael Young in celebration of the fashion brand's 100th anniversary. Furniture meets 100 years of Italian leather-working fashion expertise with the relaunch of Trussardi's 100 Collection designed by Michael Young.The British designer who resides in Hong Kong focuses on creating links between contemporary design and the technical abilities of the local Chinese industry in an amalgamation of high quality, style, and technological innovation between the East and West.
You all must know that I cannot possibly imagine living in a home without the benefit of having something beautiful to look at and inspire by way of its furniture. For me, in particular, the chair can take so many artistic and creative forms that I wish I could collect as many as my other obsession- shoes and boots!>>MORE: Home StyleI've almost run out of any possible space to add another "interesting" chair in our loft, so I've come to […]
Home Style: Inventive table settings to make any dinner party a special event! Okay, you've got the fancy tablewear, have a menu planned but need something extra special to make your dinner party unforgetable.Look no further than DIFFA's Dining By Design 2011, held this past weekend in New York held in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Design Show– another treat for the home design senses.The DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) annual spring event brings together some the most […]
Love the crazy way Jean Paul Gaultier put his signature nautical stripes on wacky, cool furniture. For the last two years Elle Decor has selected a fashion designer to decorate the former apartment of Jacques Carlu at the Cite de Architecture. This year the chosen is Jean Paul Gaultier, proceeding Christian Lacroix and Martin Margiela. Jean Paul Gaultier has brought his usual whimsical and sometimes kitschy style to the 2,400 sq. ft. space atop the museum.
Pavane for a Dead Princess, is Rick Owens’ first presentation of furniture design in the United StatesRick Owens’ design vision melds archaism with modernism, brutal beauty with uncompromising luxury, whether in his collectible cool chic clothes or sterling foray into home design.Inspiration not to be missed: In an Inspired by French composer Maurice Ravel’s composition for solo piano written in 1899 and presented by Salon 94 and Rudy Weissenberg, the centerpiece of the bedroom interior by Rick Owens is a […]
Hair chairs for your kookiest indulgences. If you have more wigs than Dolly Parton has gone through in a lifetime, you might just start to want to look at them as potential art rather than pile of beauty roadkill.I love to look at the obvious and see it in so many different and unique ways that nothing is ever expected, whether it be art or the way are inspired by the ordinary to make to extraordinary.Furniture designer Dejana Kabiljo of […]
Interior designer Nata Janberidze of ROOMS in Tbilisi, Georgia found herself inspired by the beauty of her jacket placed on the back of a restaurant chair. “I looked at the chair and suddenly the idea came up to my mind, what if I dressed the chair?”Found beauty became conceptual fashion furniture with her conception of Dressed Chairs, beautifully clothed chairs. “To keep the space around you always warm and cozy somebody will come back to get the coat back,” the […]
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