Promemoria

Taking It Outside

1} Charles Johnson Reconstituted limestone and a bronze “stem” form the 29-inch-tall cherry objet d’art, which has a base of weathered hemlock. $3,200. 914.330.5525, http://www.cajohnson.biz 2} Kenneth Cobonpue The rickshaw’s aluminum frame features seats and other elements wrapped in woven polyethylene. $15,000. 888.889.9005, http://www.kennethcobonpue.com 3} Azadeh Shladovsky Blue steel adds intrigue to the Ladera side […]

The Ultimate Partner Desk

Romeo Sozzi, the designing patriarch of the Lake Como–based furniture family that owns Promemoria, has unveiled Giacomo, an elegant modern take on the iconic partner desk. Originally invented for English banking partners in the 19th century, the desk has rarely been interpreted with such understated sumptuousness. Made of solid hardwoods and rare wood veneers—sucupira and […]