Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Celebrating New York Design Week

Design Hunting


  • Restoration Hits the Beach
    Familiar mall fixture Restoration Hardware is moving seaside this summer, making a two-story home for itself on Main Street in East Hampton.
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  • The Whole World’s Gone Addler
    Among the slew of bargain decorating events this week are a three-day warehouse sale from “happy chic” peddler Jonathan Adler, and the grand opening of a HomeGoods store on the Upper West Side, which also sells discounted Adler pieces. More  ›
  • City Hall’s Main Surplus: Art
    Fresh off bringing Andy Warhol, in monument form, back to Union Square, the Public Art Fund unveils “Sol LeWitt: Structures, 1965-2006” at City Hall Park this week. More  ›
Design Hunting

first look

The City Throws Itself a Design Party

While the International Contemporary Furniture Fair at the Javits Center is usually New York Design Week’s biggest attraction, some of the finest work I saw this week was actually at smaller sites. Slideshow  ›

These wood coasters were designed to resemble slabs of salami.

Designer Richard Saja showed a new line of blankets.

Paul Loebach did a series of nesting tables in bright colors.

The Best Bet

Air-Plant Pod

About as low-maintenance as gardening gets, this upside-down hanging pod thrives with little watering and no soil.
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main event

Five Design Objects, Plus One That Vrooms

New York Magazine celebrated Design Week—as well as the new A8 sedan from our partner Audi—by gathering five of our favorite local designers at a pop-up gallery at Chelsea’s Drive In Studios.
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Archipelago Botancials, a California-based maker of scented candles, specializes in exotic but not cloying aromatics like Bergamot Tobacco and Thai Apple. Mention this newsletter at Honey & Hazel and receive 20 percent off these candles, normally $27 (351 Graham Ave., nr. Conselyea St., Williamsburg; 718-389-0901)


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