More Than Meets the Eye
To launch its home division, the venerable French fashion house reissued a collection designed by minimalist 1920s decorator Jean-Michel Frank. This nesting-box side table sports an intricate yet restrained finish of natural rye straw marquetry. usa.hermes.com
- Woods’s prints begin as marker drawings on acetate. “We have a set of patterns that have been reduced from wood grain,” he says, “and we use them as a library, and change them around.
Even the sleekist modernist accumulates stuff in need of a hiding spot, and the hold-all furniture we spotted on recent travels to the Stockholm and Paris design fairs prove that it’s not a regional issue. Bonus points awarded for mix-and-match modular compartments and deceptively seamless facades.
- Picture this: You’re standing on the subway. The train begins to fill, begins to move, it lurches forward and the man standing next to you grabs the bar, right above your hand.
- Shh, can you keep a secret?
This salt and pepper set explores a new visual solution: one pot nestling on the other. The tactile pair can be displayed together or separately and is also available in glossy apple green.
- Whether you work from an office or a garage-space start-up, the right tools are necessary to put you in a professional mood. We found the office essentials to set you up for success.
Full-size pocket for folders, zippered back and front pockets, removable padded shoulder strap, pockets for cell phone, documents, and cables.