Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine August 2006

 

Family Comes First

Threatened by a raging real estate market, the Eliot Noyes house faces an uncertain future as his family begins sorting out its preservation options.

Jack’s Mixed Bag

Andy Spade’s new Soho store—a case study in subversive branding and calculated undesign—unseats all the conventional wisdom surrounding upscale retailing.

Fromental Embroidered Silk

Embroidery is not hip. Knitting, yes; quilting, maybe. But embroidery? It’s too fusty, too methodical, too grandmotherly. Not that London-based wallpaper company Fromental is too worried about it. Since founding the company last year, husband-and-wife team Tim Butcher and Lizzie…