Once reserved for beach houses, Jute and Raffia are making a splash in furnishings everywhere.
Using recycled plastic bottles, hot glue, resin and acrylic polymer, Brooklyn artist Shari Mendelson makes decorative vessels that harken back to ancient Greece and Rome. Their bubbly, iridescent appearance warrants a closer look, revealing floral motifs that are actually bottle bottoms. The pieces in this collection, called “Artifacts,” range in height from several inches […]
Any of these shapely beauties makes a statement—and you can relax in it too.
Grandma’s flowery china is making a comeback as restaurateurs across the country serve patrons on vintage china. “I thought it would be more interesting for our customers,” says Mary Ann Bassett, owner of Harmony Tea Room in Westwood, who uses an assortment of pretty plates and teacups in her establishment. And there’s no reason why […]
Want to cultivate an air of mystery? Fill your home with accessories that feature a hidden chamber. Fort Standard’s Hemisphere containers (pictured, $110) are copper spheres that open to reveal a secret space, James Killinger’s brass Cache candlestick ($285) features a hollow stone base and the Block Double Vase by Apparatus ($6,800) is a crystal […]