Design Portfolio: Branching Out

A feeling for nature is at the root of this expansive design. A visit to an antiques shop outside Bangkok led Stephen Termviriyakul to a faded Japa­nese painting depicting a cherry blossom festival, and at the painting’s center was a tree with wide-reaching branches. That mesmerizing form planted the seed of inspiration for the Bonsai […]

Design Portfolio: Earth Shaken

‘‘When I was a small boy, my grandmother challenged me to find a secret drawer in a bureau that she treasured,” says David Linley, the renowned British designer and a grandson of the Queen Mother. “I couldn’t understand how it was possible to conceal something so cleverly, so I resolved to find out how.” The […]

Cabinet Maker Halstock Says Libraries are Back

Halstock, one of the country’s leading cabinet makers, has recently been busy making a lot of very beautiful shelving, because, rather improbably, private libraries are making a comeback.  Kindles may be convenient and ingenious but they don’t provide the nostalgic smell of an old first edition, have beautiful dust jackets that perfectly capture the period […]

Hidden Agenda

Boffi’s Duemilaotto line of contemporary kitchen cabinetry, which was introduced in 2008, now includes an innovative way to conceal a washer and dryer. The first models of the multiunit shelving system hid refrigerators and freezers, work areas, and ovens behind a combination of pocket doors and bifolding, sliding doors, but over the last five years […]

Top Knobs Expands Chareau Collection With Three New Lines

Top Knobs, known for their exceptional kitchen cabinet hardware, rounds out their beautiful Chareau Collection with the addition of three new pattern suites: Reeded, Chalet and Shrewsbury. The Chareau Collection initially was launched late in 2012 with a few classic Tuscan designs that were updated for today’s transitional and modern kitchens. These were so popular […]

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