Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Touring Furniture Designers Daniel Hellman and Eric Chang's Bushwick Studio

Design Hunting


  • To Inform and Delight—and Shop
    The Williamsburg antiquary Open Air Modern continues its weekly Spring Design Events Series tonight featuring a screening of the Milton Glaser-dedicated documentary To Inform and Delight.
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  • Schmoozing at the Smithsonian
    There will be complementary cocktails and snacks, as well as a DJ, at tomorrow night’s Cocktails@Cooper-Hewitt, the Smithsonian’s addition to the museum-party movement. More  ›
  • The Four Season’s Endless Spring
    A pop-up gallery has sprouted in the lobby of the Four Seasons, featuring a decadelong photo series of the New York Botanical Garden by photographer Larry Lederman. More  ›
Design Hunting

space of the week

Yesterday: Tree Houses. Today: Three Kilos of Swarovski Crystals.

Childhood best friends (and expert tree-house builders) Daniel Hellman and Eric Chang had just returned from showing some more glamorous designs at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair when I dropped by their Bushwick studio. Slideshow  ›

Every piece of furniture is made in this 8,000-square-foot studio.

Here is the Bench Room, where assembly and hand shaping is done.

This handsome Z Side Table is the end result of the handmade process.

The Best Bet

Plumen Bulb

The 120-volt light has the same life span as a regular helix-shaped compact fluorescent light, and screws into any standard lamp. It just looks hotter doing it.
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first look

Hot in Cleveland, and the Meatpacking District Too

The first Manhattan location of Cleveland-based retailer Arhaus is a two-floor, 28,000-square-foot behemoth of plushness.
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