Of all the iconic midcentury modern masters, only Jens Risom is still living. So when Design Within Reach offered Chris Hardy a chance to meet the almost-centenarian, the 31-year-old Atlanta furniture designer eagerly jumped on a plane to visit Risom at his home in Connecticut.
Room & Board's latest collection hints at trends to come. Here's five things we expect to see more of this year.
Today and tomorrow, Bobo Intriguing Objects is hosting a warehouse sale. The prices are incredible, and the merchandise is as whimsical and cool as only Mark Sage can find.
Everyone loves furniture that tells a story, and the stories don’t get any better than the ones behind pieces by NLB Furniture in Cumming. Each product is constructed by a resident of the addiction treatment program run by nonprofit No Longer Bound.
Roche Bobois and fashion designer Mimi Plange team up to create a one-time furniture collection benefiting Horizons Atlanta. “Our design sensibilities are in line with each other,” says Plange. “Theirs is modernist but at the same time colorful and fresh, and they take chances. That’s the way we approach our brand.”
Water heaters aren’t usually contenders for technology awards, but the Trutankless by Bollente Companies was named Best Home Technology Product for 2014 by the National Association of Home Builders.
Geode coasters and agate bookends are in every gift shop these days, but designer Tish Mills was way ahead of the trend when she made her first quartz lamp for a show house nearly 10 years ago.