INK Collection by Arborite

The second edition of Arborite’s INK series of designer laminates features eight new patterns created by graphic designer Giona Maiarelli and interior designer/illustrator Marina Sagona. Pattern inspirations range from natural sources like constellations, wood, and Ginkgo leaves, to unexpected ones, like donuts and bagels. Arborite has acquired the technology to produce the designs in-house, which… Continue reading INK Collection by Arborite

The Material ConneXion Jury Meeting

  Last week I made a visit to the New York City office of Material ConneXion to participate in their monthly jury meeting to select new materials for the library. A world leader in material innovation, Material ConneXion is a trusted advisor to Fortune 500 companies as well as forward-thinking agencies and governmental bodies seeking a creative, competitive, or sustainable edge. Material… Continue reading The Material ConneXion Jury Meeting

Seven Doors by Nendo for Abe Kogyo

  The Japanese design firm Nendo has designed a new door collection for Abe Kogyo, a Japanese wooden door manufacturer. Called Seven Doors, the collection was created to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the company that makes not only wooden front and interior doors, but partitions and custom-made furniture. Seven Doors includes: Wall Covering this door with shelves… Continue reading Seven Doors by Nendo for Abe Kogyo

Jenn-Air Obsidian Interior

One of the most interesting things I spotted during last year's Architectural Digest Home Show was a prototype for a black fridge interior from Jenn-Air that was incredibly sophisticated, practical, and frankly, masculine. The prototype is now in production as Jenn-Air's Obsidian black interior option. While the black interior works well for those who like to keep their fridge… Continue reading Jenn-Air Obsidian Interior