Modern as an aesthetic and as a lifestyle is trending up. Hooker Furniture wanted to get in on that movement. Coinciding with the opening of their new showroom at High Point, they premiered their new, modern, M Furniture collection, under the creative direction of design maven Becky Weber, alongside VP of product development Ansley Brown and principal designer Charlie Zagaroli.
A breath of fresh air: conversations on green building, arts education and painting a clean energy vision for the future of Los Angeles
“Before we talk about how we’re going to change the future with green buildings, we…
San Francisco Design Week (SFDW) returns for its 17th edition from June 6-11 with a series of in-person talks, gatherings, tours, and online programming, bringing people and ideas together across the region. Celebrating with the transformative theme “Plot Twist”, the design festival highlights the Bay Area’s global reputation of design leadership and its distinct culture of innovation, one which advances the lives of billions of people across the world. This year’s timely concept is an opportunity to gather and discuss inspiring stories through the lens of design – complete with unexpected turns, chance encounters, bold characters, and thrilling outcomes. Design visionaries from some of the region’s leading tech firms discussing current design debates include: Uber, IBM, Accenture Song, IDEO, and many others.
Each of their products have extremely limited runs. The lighting they produce in batches of 10-15 at a time.
Organic Retail Partnerships: The ideal fit for a Bouture collaboration is with a luxury brand who wants to make a statement by partnering with Bouture d’Objects . They trust their sustainable, disruptive approach, while knowing Bouture will help them maintain their own strong brand identity.
Led by Jaimee Seabury, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.’s Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, the GreenRow team worked in close collaboration with craftspeople in the U.S. and globally to design and develop products for the new brand. “GreenRow is focused on creating modern heirlooms by combining bright colors and thoughtful details into sustainable materials,” Seabury explained. “In addition to designing into a timeless aesthetic, we also committed to utilizing sustainable manufacturing practices and teaching our customers how to care for our products in order to ensure their longevity.”
Interior designers interested in earning the new certification will take 25 sequential, hourlong online classes, or chapters, focusing on biophilia, color contrast and intensity, fractals and other topics related to the “evolutionary inheritance” that affects how humans recognize and respond to beauty and good design, Peterson says.
For over two decades, Urban Villages has developed and operated extraordinary projects across
the United States that define environmental stewardship while delivering strong financial
returns. Its impressive portfolio includes Denver’s iconic Larimer Square, which successfully
combined specialty placemaking and innovative urban farming; Denver’s Sugar Block, which
blended adaptive re-use of the Historic Sugar Building with architecturally dynamic urban infill;
West Village at UC Davis, the largest planned Net-Zero energy community in U.S.; and RailSpur,
a multi-project revitalization in Seattle featuring adaptive re-use of historic warehouses
retrofitted for LEED Platinum certification.
I have a go-to joke whenever I meet or am otherwise forced to hang out…