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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

DwellStudio design team shares Vietnam travel stories

DwellStudio’s design team recently returned from a sourcing trip to Vietnam. The team, which includes designer Natalie Hirsh, associate design director Brian FitzSimmons, and senior designer Danielle Spector, travels to Asia two to four times each year to review samples of new products with their Vietnam-based factory. The group shared with EAL the trends and takeaways from their trip. Checking out product The team is in an ongoing process of design, sketching an...

Chuck Moffit presents design at Eric Buterbaugh Gallery

A site-specific installation of 21st-century design by California furniture designer and artist Chuck Moffit will open August 25 at floral and perfume designer Eric Buterbaugh’s eponymous gallery. The space is the only one of its kind in Los Angeles that is dedicated to artists who work in the medium of scent and who “embrace the floral in their practice.” Also on-site is the EB Florals Perfumery.   Dioscuri chair, by Chuck Moffit In collaboration with Blackman...

High Point announces programming focused on new products

High Point Market Authority’s New Product Premiere program is in the works for High Point Fall Market. The program will include a Twitter Chat, dedicated Pinterest boards, a preview by the Style Spotters team, picks from digital design publications and trend forecasters, and an “Exhibitor New Product Picks” section on the website. Design by Studio M The Twitter Chat will run September 14, at 6 p.m., with a new feature: The 2016 Style Spotters team will host the ch...

‘Roots of Design’ is this year’s Decorex theme

Decorex International, which comes to historic Syon Park over September 18 to 21, will open this year’s London Design Festival by exploring the history of design and its implications for today. According to the organizers, this year’s Decorex theme, “Roots of Design,” is about “considering the origins of design, the processes involved, and examining the influences that have challenged its DNA. From customs and culture, these influences have shaped design today.” Some...

Original celebrity chef debuts whimsical tabletop collection

Chef Jacques Pépin has released a tabletop and kitchen item collection with Sur La Table. Pépin, the longtime friend of Julia Child and personal chef to French president Charles de Gaulle, has designed the new line with his own artwork, featuring chickens, vegetables and handwritten menus. Among the products are a 16-piece earthenware set; an autographed, limited-edition Mauviel 3-quart sauteuse pan with chef’s lid; and tabletop, kitchen and baking accessories (including ...

Survey shows high-tech features making way into master baths

A new Houzz report reveals that master bathrooms are increasingly home to high-tech features. Houzz surveyed 2,100-plus U.S. homeowners who are either planning, in the midst of, or have recently completed a bathroom project, and found that in master baths, 20 percent of updated toilets, 12 percent of updated tubs, and 9 percent of updated showers have high-tech features. Nino Sitchinava of Houzz Among the high-tech features are rainfall showerheads (in 54 percent ...

Philippe Malouin debuts product for London Design Festival

Ready Made Go 2, the second iteration of an event that debuted last year, returns during the London Design Festival in September. The project will feature another series of products commissioned from London-based designers, including Philippe Malouin, Studio Vit, Tomás Alonso and Hilda Hellström, made and installed for the Ace Hotel London Shoreditch. This year, the objects will be shown in the environments for which they were designed. Stool by Philippe Malouin at R...

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Designers transform Traditional Home's Hampton Designer Showhouse with Kohler fixtures (Sag Harbor, NY, August 2016)
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