Nancy Nowacek

The ICFF Newsstand

Harry Allen’s Newsstand for the ICFF’s international media sponsors (Abitare, Domus, Frame, Interi, Intramuros, and Wallpaper*) cuts a friendly, if not curious, figure amid this year’s exhibitor booths. Constructed from Styrofoam insulation panels and colored painter’s tape, the igloo-like form…

Art and Parcel

Walking into FLOWmarket, a white-curtained grocery offering shelfulls of “Holistic Thinking” and “Inner Calm,” is like wandering into the wrong movie theatre and staying to figure out the story. Maybe it’s the cynic in us, maybe it’s our environmental packaging…

Cooking Up an Expansion

The news that minimalist Jasper Morrison has developed a line of cookware for Alessi seems unusual, if not perplexing. In the United States “Alessi” calls to mind tiny people, like the little red man steeping your tea or the green…

Go Ahead and Throw Stones

Unlike her previous pieces—chair-sized pompoms and the fantastical wool cushion/carpet—Denmark-based Pernelle Fagerlund’s Textile Stones operate on a more intimate scale, but remain as innovative and playful in form and technique. Presented by Danish Crafts CC10 jubilee collection at this year’s…

Portal to Fame

A new hotel in Madrid—featuring a roster of big names—serves as a kind of interior design theme park.