Where Design Meets Art: My Fave Tabletop Talents at Ambiente 2015

From my first visit to the Talents section in August of 2012 for Messe Frankfurt's Tendence fair as well as my subsequent visits to the Ambiente and Interior Lifestyle Tokyo design fairs in 2013, I've been captivated by the quality and depth of artistry and design skills showcased in the Messe Frankfurt Talents program. This year was no different. Below I share four of my favorite design discoveries from the Ambiente ...

{Style Study} Dream of Venice

Dream of Venice is a travel book, but it is also a story of love dedicated to an unforgettable enchantress - La Serenissima, as she has been known for over a thousand years.  Historically significant as a once powerful city-state and center of great art, culture, and international trade and commerce during the Renaissance, Venice has cast her magical spell upon humanity for centuries, and shows no signs of curtailing her bewitching on ...

Classic Glamour: Ambella Home Showroom Tour

Ambella Home, under the creative design direction of Jennifer McConnell and Rick Janecek, struck all the right style notes and debuted one of the most memorable, glamour inspired furniture and decorative accessories collection at last fall's High Point Market. Join me on a virtual showroom tour as I highlight my favorite furnishings and decor discoveries at Ambella Home. Sexy and playful leopard print chairs and elegant game table at Ambella ...

2015 Furniture & Decor Color Trends

Decor elements: 1.  Agatha Suspension Light – LZF // 2. Cedar Rose Crystal Cane Candle - Agraria Home // 3. Moonshadow Red Sectional – W. Schillig  //  4. Eugene Stoltzfus’ Nimbus Cork Rectangle Coffee Table in Ruby with Black Steel Base. //  5. Aster’s Newport Red Decorative Pillow – Company C Decor elements: 1. Giuudita Swivel Club Chair – W. Schillig  // 2. Shell Chevron Table Lamp – Regina Andrew ...

220 Elm Showroom Tour: Fall 2014 High Point Furniture & Design Show

In my previous post, I highlighted 13 European manufacturers from five countries that are renowned for their ground breaking contemporary design and style: Finland, Norway, Denmark, Italy & Germany - all of which exhibit twice a year, during the High Point Furniture and Design market,  in the 220 Elm building.  Today, we continue our tour of 220 Elm with some furniture and design highlights that captured my attention from the following ...