Furniture

Vitra to Launch Home Furnishings Line

In a return to its roots, German furniture company Vitra is readying a new line of domestic furnishings, Vitra at Home. Available in Europe in October and the U.S. in January 2005, the debut collection includes new designs by Jasper…

Buying into New U.K. Design Talent

Disposable newspaper dresses, lights made out of sheep stomachs, barbed wire decorated with butterflies: is this the future of design? Yes, according to London’s Design Museum. “Design Mart,” an exhibit held from Sept. 23-26 in the museum’s new Space, featured…

The Humble Southern Hammock

An American icon, the Adirondack or ‘Westport,’ chair was born from what I believe all good design comes from: simplicity, necessity, and function. Years after its humble invention by a carpenter in rural New York it still epitomizes the celebration…