Design Hunting

2.6.13

Happenings
  • Insider Sale
    Stark Home, the home-furnishings showroom that caters exclusively to industry clients, is hosting a warehouse sale open to the public, today through Friday at the Metropolitan Pavilion. The sale will offer up to 75 percent off a wide range of carpets, area rugs, fabrics, and wall coverings.
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  • Dumbo, Mapped
    Faranú and Mike Redman, the current artists-in-residence at the Transparent Studio at Bose Pacia gallery, have spent the past month and a half working on “Diagonals Used” for Mapping Brooklyn’s “Overview,” a multimedia “map” of Dumbo. Tomorrow, visit the studio from 6 to 9 p.m. for a special open-studio event. More  ›
  • To Waterproof a City
    This Saturday, the landscape-architecture program of the City College of New York’s Spitzer School of Architecture is hosting a conference on the impact of recent megastorms on New York’s infrastructure systems. More  ›
  • An Architectural Hunt
    This Saturday, join fellow Le Corbusier enthusiasts at the annual Modern Architecture and Design Scavenger Hunt, which will take place at various locations around the city from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Clues will be distributed at Room & Board, and teams will venture from there to photograph their findings. More  ›
Design Hunting

Great Room

A Reading Room With a View

Inside the Renaissance-style library of a voracious bibliophile. See More  ›


These moving wall panels were inspired by a museum in London.

All unframed prints are stored in these sliding shelves.

The wood surround mantel is painted with a faux-marble finish.

The Best Bet

Sculptural Tea Cup

Tip the angled base of this tea cup toward the mesh-lined, loose-leaf compartment to steep your tea, then back again to drink. More  ›

First Look

The Dutch Take Manhattan, Again

Designer Piet Boon is transforming a former office tower into a residential apartment building.
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