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10 Easy Pieces: Counter Stools with Backs

While kitchen stools with backs are not as elegant as their swivel bar-stool cousins, they’re an essential item for households with children. Perhaps this is why so many are reminiscent of schoolhouse furniture, a feature we find particularly appealing. Below are a few options that are as stylish as they are sensible. Above: The Bertoia Counter Height...

Modern, Sleek, and Functional: Classic Mid Century Lamps from Germany

When we came across Midgard’s lamps, we were charmed by their industrial and sleek designs but equally as intrigued by the company’s history. In 1919, engineer Curt Fischer founded Midgard in Germany to sell his modern and innovative lights. At the time, his designs were novel; he was the first to create adjustable lamps that allow you to direct your...

Fall Giveaway: Enter to Win a $1,500 Gift Card from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

It’s the time of year for coziness—spaces full of comfortable furnishings, sumptuous textures, and rich color palettes. And this year especially, when our homes are serving multiple needs all at one time—from dining in to working remotely to places for peaceful respite and relaxation—it’s a particularly good moment for an autumn spruce-up to help every...

Current Obsessions: Autumn Happenings

Above: Most popular post of the week: Margot takes a visit to La Bionda Hotel in Begur, Spain, by Quintana Partners. World’s most beautiful loo, from a Pritzker Prize-winning architect. Looking forward to the latest book from celebrated architect David Adjaye. LA designer Todd Nickey of Nickey Kehoe has launched a fragrance line: “This is a scent...

Artisanal Candles (and More) via Wax Atelier in the UK

Founded in 2017 by designers Lola Lely and Yesenia Thibault-Picazo, London-based Wax Atelier “revisits traditional techniques,” as they say, “ranging from candle dipping, paper making, to crafted textiles using natural wax to waxed linen food wraps.” Here’s a look: Above: A bundle of Eight Green Tea celebration candles (£22). Each pack ranges in...

Kitchen of the Week: A Locavore Chef and Landscape Architect’s Low-Impact Kitchen

For landscape architect Victoria Taylor and chef Jamie Kennedy, a pioneer in Canada’s farm-to-table movement, it was all about the location: “The creek running through the property, the bluff overlooking the village, and a perfect south-facing slope for growing pinot noir,” says Victoria, were what they loved about their farmhouse in Ontario’s Prince...

10 Easy Pieces: Kids’ Modern Beds

The kids’ furniture market has grown–and grown up, fortunately. Here are our choices for simple, functional, and well-designed twin beds (not just reserved for the under-twelve set). Above: The Crate & Barrel Hampshire Olive Green Arched Bed is on sale for $109.65 to $594.15 depending on size. Above: The upholstered Twin Ella Bed comes in a...

Reflections on Home: Multifunctional Furnishings Built for Comfort, from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

With the weather cooling—and most of us spending more time in our own spaces than ever before—we’re particularly charmed by the idea of furnishings made by “Artisans of Comfort.” That’s what furniture maker Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams calls their team of skilled, multi-generation artisans. Since its founding over 30 years ago, the North Carolina-based...

Armchair Souvenir Shopping: 8 Favorites from A Vida Portuguesa

Where do shopkeepers shop for fun and distraction? We recently featured the Winchester, England, home of Victoria Suffield, owner of the celebrated indie-department store The Hambledon, and asked her where she’s willing to pay retail. Her response didn’t surprise us: she loves A Vida Portuguesa, an emporium that we happen to have been perusing often...

La Bionda Hotel in Spain’s Costa Brava: A Romantic Reuse Project by Quintana Partners

We leap to attention whenever Quintana Partners complete a project. Based in Barcelona and Menorca, Spain, interior designers Pol Castells and Benito Escat specialize in what they term “giving waste a second chance.” Translation: they like to begin with historic, often derelict structures and deftly renew them by exposing hidden layers—”the beauty behind...

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