Author: Shonquis Moreno

Ergonica’s Cardboard Chairs

Juan Carlos is riffing on cardboard. The Monterrey, Mexico, designer studied finance at Pepperdine before training in cardboard industrial design in Paris at Les Haines. His numbered and signed series of cardboard chairs (including a rocker) can all be placed…

Dform’s Wall Screens

Rhode Island School of Design-trained industrial designer James Dieter has been making wood laminate lamps in interlocking textures and patterns for some time. “Now, I’m basically taking the lamps and flattening them out,” says Dieter of the wall screens he…

At the Dornbracht Booth One Day Later

The morning that the doors opened on the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, Dornbracht display coordinator Bruce Jones has changed from jeans and a T-shirt to a dark suit. Inside, the booth is a clean, uncluttered gray lined with the silver…

New Old Wallpaper from Twenty2

Brooklyn, NY-based husband and wife wallpaper designers, Kyra and Robertson Hartnett, offer a modern take on your old wall. The four patterns, called Maxwell Group, Acco Group, Columbia Heights, and Casa Mila, are hand-screened on vinyl paper or grasscloth made…

Wall Tattoos from Swarovski

Swarovski’s decadent new Austrian-crystal wall “tattoos” can be rubbed onto any surface: pillow, wall, curtain, or even onto the flanks of the sheer white walls at the company’s ICFF booth. Two flower patterns—one baroque and one Spartan—were designed by Tord…

Setting Up at Dornbracht Booth 708

Thirty-six hours before the doors open on the International Contemporary Furniture Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, the convention floor is a frenzy of construction, littered with drills, cardboard boxes, and glossy glimpses of half-packed…