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 […]

New Virtuoso Drinks Cabinet by Malabar

Reflected on the Virtuoso cabinet by portuguese furniture brand Malabar are iconic floral patterns, traditionally observed in Portuguese-style tiling. Each tile is masterfully carved, revealing underneath a polished plank of ironwood, and matte finished. The two standout tiles, finished in a trendy color, match the unique tiled handle in the interior. The silky contrast of […]

Poggenpohl Unveils New +Segmento Kitchen

Poggenpohl’s new +Segmento kitchen combines wide vertical segments with sleek worktops and features handleless cabinet fronts, shown here in the new Walnut veneer and high gloss Pebble Grey lacquer cabinetry. Interesting design accents include the aluminum toe kick and the raised breakfast bar in walnut veneer. The shelf system creates a perfect visual and functional […]

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 […]

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