Are you a Brooklyn-based home accessories or jewelry designer? Read on…
BKLYN DESIGNS is coming May 11-13th, but did you know that they’re also looking for Brooklyn designers that are interested in participating in their NEW cash and carry market, BKLYN DESIGNS + Accessories Mart. Yup. This market will offer products made in Brooklyn, from home accessories to jewelry. Interested manufacturers and designers should visit their website for applications and deadline information. If you qualify, register el pronto, people!
Here’s a sneak peak of some designs that you can expect to see at this year’s show…
(images from brooklyn designs)
Textiles and wallpaper always make me happy. These are from Sandberg in Sweden. I love these images, and happy that wallpaper is still very much in vogue here in the states as well as in other parts of the world. It’s wonderful to see more and more pretty papers, and less fear of wallpaper overall. Prints and patterns are SO exciting!
via: desire to inspire. Psst: Read this (big smile). They’re doing a lovely job, too!
(images from sandberg)
Destination Buenos Aires is the latest product collection over at the MoMA store, have you had a chance to check it out? Many of these Argentine products are MoMA-exclusives, available for a limited time only.
(images from the moma store)
Anthropologie has done it again. This season, they are dazzling me with this botancial beauty, the Josef Frank wingback. Mmmm.
I’m also a big fan of the Glass Menagerie glassware (they strangely remind me of Inke silhouettes) and this funky macrame-inspired jute doormat. It looks like something my mother would have owned back in the 70’s because she loved to macrame.
Although the chair is out of my league (it’s $2,500-), the price somewhat makes sense because Josef’s textiles are expensive off the bolt, I imagine half the expense of this chair is based on the fabric alone. I suggest purchasing the fabric alone from Svenskt Tenn (online, based in Sweden) and use it for smallish projects – cover a bench, seat, a fabric blind, etc. The linen shown on the chair above, Gr?na f?glar (does that mean green bird?), is $171- USD per meter. With tax and shipping to the states, one meter will cost you (gulp) around $338.00 USD. (Use this handy currency coverter as you’re shopping their site.) The prices shown are in Swedish Kroners. Maybe you can go in with a friend or two on a purchase and split the expense?
(images from anthropologie)
New Marimekko textiles for Spring are starting to trickle in over at Textile Arts. Which reminds me, I really need to get over to Cambridge sometime to see our new Marimekko store. I have to add this to my February list of shops to hit.
If you’d like to see all of their latest for Spring, click here.
(images from textile arts)