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Design Hunting Archive

May 10, 2011
First Look: The Website With Four Walls

When Michael Bruno, founder of the furniture and antiques site, approached James Druckman, the president and CEO of the New York Design Center, two years ago with the idea of creating a physical storefront for some of the site’s dealers, Druckman had an “ah-ha” moment.

April 26, 2011
First Look: The Under-the-Radar A-Lister

A new design book called Living Traditions: Interiors by Matthew Patrick Smyth ($50, The Monacelli Press) finally launched last week, and I have to say, it was a long time coming.

April 19, 2011
Space of the Week: Sure Beats Candlelight

The Italian company famous for its Venetian handblown glass teamed up with the British company Established and Sons to create an exciting collection of new glass pieces in time for Venini’s 90th anniversary.

April 19, 2011
First Look: Milan Turns Fifty

Design-hunting is never more fun or hectic than when I’m running around Milan’s Design Week.

April 12, 2011
Space of the Week: Carpets Worthy of Sultans—and Spaniels

Artist Madeline Weinrib, who launched her carpet-designing career in 1998, has since grown her business to include upholstered furniture, fashion, and accessories.

April 12, 2011
First Look: Pure Rockaway Style
April 5, 2011
Space of the Week: The One-Bedroom Peruvian-Rug Market

A look inside couple Amy and Brett Morris’s Fort Greene abode.

March 29, 2011
First Look: New Finds at an Old Flea

There are fantastic flea markets all over the city, but my longtime favorite is the Garage.

March 29, 2011
Space of the Week: You See a Mirror, He Sees Lord Nelson’s Dolphins

For the erudite writer-historian Jeffrey Simpson, every piece of décor has a fascinating backstory.

March 22, 2011
First Look: Cary Grant, Party of Two?

I am happy to report that the new incarnation is still in the best of hands, and feels like an updated version of great New York dining arenas like El Morocco and the Stork Club.