Rebecca Veit

Apply Yourself

When FOLD bedding set out to make a line of wallpaper to compliment their soft wool bedding they hit something of a wall—a very flat wall. Not wanting to hold buyers to a predetermined color, shape, or even two-dimensions, Max Geiser introduced Wallter, a line of three-dimensional wall applications that vary in size and geometric design. By leaving the surface…

Check It Out

Most patrons exit the recently inaugurated Des Moines Public Library, in Iowa, with a borrowed book or two, but the custom Reader chair also merits checking out. Architect David Chipperfield, who designed the building, and New York manufacturer Dune collaborated to develop an upholstered seat that both complements the library and provides maximum comfort for visitors, all while staying within…

Hand-Tufted, Mother-Approved

If the designs featured on Connecticut based Vicki Simon’s 100% wool rugs appear to be naïve sketches, that’s because they are. Taking inspiration from her eight-year-old son’s rough drawings of sea and prehistoric creatures, Simon created The Depths, a line of high quality rugs that are both elegant in their hand-tufted process and unruly in design. Simon is also debuting…